Chelsea Included, in Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership’s ‘BID’ to Expand Boundaries

Chelsea Included, in Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership’s ‘BID’ to Expand Boundaries

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Most people’s minds conjure “the water” (aka the Hudson River), when asked to name Chelsea’s westernmost point. But when the conversation turns to its crosstown counterpart, there’s no clear winner. That’s what we found, during some informal, totally unscientific polling of local residents and business owners. People were split pretty much […]

Fountain House Gallery’s ‘You’ Mines West 40s Milieu

Fountain House Gallery’s ‘You’ Mines West 40s Milieu

Having opened Jan. 9 at Fountain House Gallery in Hell’s Kitchen, We See You explores the milieu of the Gallery, its parent organization (Fountain House,) and the wider neighborhood. Fountain House Gallery and Studio provides an environment where artists living with mental illness can express their creative visions, exhibit their work, and challenge the stigma […]

Chelsea Snapshots: The West 16th St. Edition

Chelsea Snapshots: The West 16th St. Edition

PHOTO AND COMMENT BY PAUL GRONCKI | The scaffolding finally down, after five years of building at the Einhorn-developed, prison-like luxury tower at 124 W. 16th St., over the French Evangelical Church. (Note: Groncki is president of the 100 West 16th Street Block Association.)     Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of […]

This Week in Chelsea: January 20-26, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: January 20-26, 2020

Monday, January 20 through Wednesday, January 22 | Water service interruptions are coming to Chelsea, as the neighborhood’s 10th Precinct of the NYPD told us, via Twitter. We’re passing it along. Follow the 10th Precinct on Facebook, via #NYPD10PCT and on Twitter, via @NYPD10Pct. The 10th Precinct tweeted: “ATTN: Chelsea, there will be a water service interruption […]

Open House Opened Wide, the Arts Offerings at The Shed

Open House Opened Wide, the Arts Offerings at The Shed

The cultural center with the retractable shell pulled back the veil on Jan. 11, with Meet at The Shed, a free-admission event that saw 6,000 visitors attend its first-ever open house. Having made its debit in April 2019, the new Hudson Yards destination dedicated to commissioning, producing, and presenting performing arts, visual arts, and pop […]

Rally Takes Housing Crisis to State Capitol

Rally Takes Housing Crisis to State Capitol

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | Bill de Blasio won his election for mayor of New York City on the bedrock of a Charles Dickens book titled A Tale of Two Cities. It is an 1859 story about the disparity between rich and the poor, where “we had everything before us, we had nothing before us.” The […]

Water Service Interruptions Raining Down on Chelsea, Jan. 20-22

Water Service Interruptions Raining Down on Chelsea, Jan. 20-22

Water service interruptions are coming to Chelsea, as the neighborhood’s 10th Precinct of the NYPD told us, via Twitter. We’re passing it along. Follow the 10th Precinct on Facebook, via #NYPD10PCT and on Twitter, via @NYPD10Pct. The 10th Precinct tweeted: “ATTN: Chelsea, there will be a water service interruption on Monday 1/20 through Wednesday 1/22. See […]

Shanghai Ballet Brings ‘Swan Lake’ to Town

Shanghai Ballet Brings ‘Swan Lake’ to Town

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | Nutcracker season is just barely over, and a new bevy of ballet is swooping down on New York, with feathery wings. There are productions of Swan Lake in the months ahead, and leading the flock this weekend is the Shanghai Ballet’s 80-dancer-strong Grand Swan Lake. Derek Dean directed and staged the […]

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