Leslie Boghosian Murphy KNOWS Her Baked Goods! 

Leslie Boghosian Murphy KNOWS Her Baked Goods! 

Presented by Leslie for NYC | While there are many incredible bakeries in our District, you will often find New York City Council District 3 candidate Leslie Bogosian Murphy popping by Sullivan Street Bakery for a morning coffee or afternoon treat, especially to say hello to husband-and-wife team Jim Lahey and Maya Joseph. “The sense of […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Déjà Vu or Is it Today?

Writing the Apocalypse: Déjà Vu or Is it Today?

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.   Déjà Vu or Is it Today? | BY PUMA PERL We’ve adapted to face coverings, distance, pantomimed hugs   Early on, I wondered if my heart […]

This Week in Chelsea: April 12-18, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: April 12-18, 2021

This Week’s “This Week in Chelsea” In Order of Appearance:   CRDC presents a NYCHA Forum | Chelsea Green Park gets free WiFi | Earth Week conversation with NYS Senator Brad Hoylman and guests | New vaccine site in Chelsea | W. Chelsea park’s new garden club | Hudson Guild seeks talent | Free tax prep with the […]

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

Aleta LaFargue responded, when we asked all six New York City Council District 3 candidates for their favorite small businesses in Council District 3, whose seat they are currently in the running for. Watch this space for more from LaFargue and the other five candidates—all of whom encourage those of us who are able to […]

First World Behavior in the Apocalypse

First World Behavior in the Apocalypse

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. March 25, 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of this column, “Writing the Apocalypse.” Since the meaning of time has become less specific to me over this […]

Block Association Seeks to Turn Empty Lot Into Gathering Spot

Block Association Seeks to Turn Empty Lot Into Gathering Spot

The following is reprinted with permission from the author. It first appeared as an entry on highline28.com, the website of the High Line 28 Block Association (“For humans residing on 28th & 29th Streets between 10th & 11th Avenues”). To visit the website and learn more about this new block association, click here. BY BRIAN […]

The Future of NYCHA Comes to Chelsea

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | After decades of declining funds from the federal government and lost revenue from tenants who remain housed despite paying little or no rent, the City of New York began to pursue a public/private partnership at some of their NYCHA (New York City Housing Authority) properties. Plans to do the same at […]

Let’s Light Up the West Side, Fairly

Let’s Light Up the West Side, Fairly

BY NYC COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 CANDIDATE PHELAN DANTE FITZPATRICK | Finally, marijuana legalization in New York has puff-puff-passed. After decades of treating this natural plant as if it posed the same dangers as heroin, we can now fully embrace its medicinal applications and enjoy it recreationally. Perhaps more importantly, this legislation also provides for critical […]

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