This Week in Chelsea: January 25-31, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: January 25-31, 2021

Tues., Jan. 26, 8pm: The 10th Precinct Sector A Build the Block Meeting | Neighborhood Coordination Officers Ricardo Roman and Samuel Baezveras host this Zoom-held event that gives neighborhood residents and business owners a chance to discuss their public safety concerns–or any concern, for that matter. If it’s anything like what went down when we […]

Meet the Candidates for Manhattan Borough President

Meet the Candidates for Manhattan Borough President

TEXT & PHOTOS BY DONATHAN SALKALN | Like firemen rushing into a building already in flames, candidates everywhere are lining up to run for office in a city facing the bleakest of futures: homelessness, hunger, citywide-bankruptcy, shootings, empty office buildings, a fleeing tax base, converted condos where badly needed hospital beds should be, and a […]

See Them Run: Your City Council District 3 Candidate Events Calendar

See Them Run: Your City Council District 3 Candidate Events Calendar

The New York City Council’s District 3 is comprised of Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, the Flatiron District, West Soho, Hudson Square, the Meatpacking District, Columbus Circle, Times Square, the Theater District, and the Garment District. This year, term limits mandate the departure of the D3’s current rep, Corey Johnson—who, since 2018, has also served […]

This Week in Chelsea: January 18-24, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: January 18-24, 2021

Hudson Guild Theatre Company Seeks Talent for New Online Showcase | Live performances are on hold until their theatre can safely reopen–but that hasn’t stopped Hudson Guild from nurturing new talent. Set to broadcast monthly through June, Talent Jam! is a new virtual showcase presented on the Guild’s YouTube channel. Each episode will feature 2-3 […]

Talking Turkey About Truro

Talking Turkey About Truro

Longtime Chelsea resident Pamela Wolff, currently ensconced in Truro, MA, sent us this view from her pillow, upon opening her eyes. This is not an unusual occurrence, noted Wolff, who said more often than not, at least two of the area’s four juvenile wild turkeys are there in the morning. “They give me a little […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Everything is Something

Writing the Apocalypse: Everything is Something

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything is Something | BY PUMA PERL The world as we knew it has ended.   Early in the mornings, I take pictures to […]

The 150 Best New Drag Names: Try One On!

The 150 Best New Drag Names: Try One On!

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | I love a good drag name because it not only encompasses clever wordplay, but it can also be refreshingly incorrect, because it’s only a name, after all, and drag queens are supposed to shake up societal norms. I’ve written for years about the best drag names, and now I’ve dreamed up […]

On Pandemic Pause, Cox & Piers Pivot to a ‘Better’ Place

On Pandemic Pause, Cox & Piers Pivot to a ‘Better’ Place

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The mirror has four faces—in front of it, that is, as two maskless BFFs breeze through an ask-me-anything exchange with a worldwide audience, while gazing into a reflective surface as they apply the makeup that transforms them into NYC-based drag queens Jackie Cox and Chelsea Piers. Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder, the frequently-tested-for-COVID-19 bubblemates […]

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