Why Vote for Joe Maffia?

Why Vote for Joe Maffia?

BY JOE MAFFIA (Assembly candidate for the 75th Assembly District) | Our political landscape has become divided between two political parties, each representing a wide range of people. But the loud voices on the extreme right and left do not necessarily represent most of the people both parties, who land more toward the middle. Since […]

Q&A Supplies How & Why, Prior to 500WBA Meet & Greet

Q&A Supplies How & Why, Prior to 500WBA Meet & Greet

Founded during the early days of COVID-fueled uncertainty, a new block association in far West Chelsea has emerged from the social distancing era with a solid track record of good deeds destined to go largely unnoticed—unless you recall a time when fresh paint and clean sidewalks seemed as unlikely as the prospect of a second […]

Rite of ‘Passage’: Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Begins with High Line Brainstorming Session

Rite of ‘Passage’: Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Begins with High Line Brainstorming Session

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The High Line’s 14th Street Passage was the appropriately expansive “big tent” setting that served as the official launch of the 12th NYC Council District 3 Participatory Budgeting (PB) cycle. Hosted by D3 Council Member Erik Bottcher, the September 27 event served as a prelude to Spring 2023—when the PB winner, […]

This Week in Chelsea: October 3-9, 2022

This Week in Chelsea: October 3-9, 2022

In This Week’s “THIS WEEK IN CHELSEA” PS 11 Farm Market / CB4 Full Board Meeting / HYHK Annual Meeting / Solo Show: Swimming in Mudd / Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea / Next Week & Beyond: Flatiron NoMad Partnership’s Annual Meeting / CB5 Full Board Meeting / Community Visioning Workshop / The West 400 […]

150 Clichés That are Killing the Language

150 Clichés That are Killing the Language

BY MICHAEL MUSTO Largely thanks to social networks, words and phrases become clichés faster than they used to because everyone spots them, jumps on them, and thinks they‘re being oh so clever by parroting them on a daily basis. And they’re killing the language! Oh, and by “killing” it, I don’t mean in the clichéd […]

Female-Driven Short Film From Chelsea Residents Screens at SOHO Int. Film Fest

Female-Driven Short Film From Chelsea Residents Screens at SOHO Int. Film Fest

Filmmakers  Mischa Dani Goodman and Caitlin Simpson, both proud Chelsea residents (for years and weeks, respectively) have both done Chelsea proud, with the acceptance of their female-driven short film Unbridaled into the SOHO International Film Festival. Screening on Friday, October 7, Unbridaled sees producers Goodman and Simpson in lead roles, addressing in personal and universal ways the expectations put […]

Peter Mac as Judy Garland Throws Down Halloween Gauntlet with October 1 Show

Peter Mac as Judy Garland Throws Down Halloween Gauntlet with October 1 Show

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Superachiever Judy Garland isn’t wasting one second of precious, pumpkin spice-infused time when the final day of September gives way to a month-long celebration of ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and things that go bump in the night. And in honor of that, the woman who once singlehandedly killed a wicked witch by […]

Hot News About a Cool Million: Participatory Budgeting is Back, Set to Launch Atop High Line

Hot News About a Cool Million: Participatory Budgeting is Back, Set to Launch Atop High Line

Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Kickoff Event: Tuesday, September 27, 6-8pm on the High Line’s 14th Street Passage (entrance on 14th St. & 10th Ave.) Participatory Budgeting is the volunteer-driven, voter-empowering process during which community members decide how to spend $1 a of their NYC Council Member’s discretionary capital funds on City property projects such as […]

This Week in Chelsea: September 26-October 2, 2022

This Week in Chelsea: September 26-October 2, 2022

In This Week’s “THIS WEEK IN CHELSEA” 10th Precinct Build the Block Sector C Meeting / Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea / The West 400 Block Association Celebrates 70 Years / Events from Earlier in the Week: NYPL Story Time at Chelsea Green Park / Participatory Budgeting Kickoff / 10th Precinct Community Council RESCHEDULED for […]

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