This Week in Chelsea: July 28-August 4, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: July 28-August 4, 2021

Through Sept. 22 at Hudson Guild’s Gallery II, The Portrait Project: Paintings of Hudson Guild Community Members by Rusty Zimmerman | As we noted in this recent article, Chelsea’s vital community center is back in the brick and mortar business, having resumed live theatrical performances and, with this exhibit, gallery viewings. See the below flyer for details, and click here […]

Coordinated Effort Proving Effective at Sidelining Sidewalk Shed’s Shielding of Drug Use, Sales

Coordinated Effort Proving Effective at Sidelining Sidewalk Shed’s Shielding of Drug Use, Sales

BY WINNIE McCROY | The pandemic-demanded reimagining of Manhattan as something less than a 24/7 source of retail, restaurant, and nightlife opportunities made it seem like the city that never sleeps had gone into hibernation. Tourists left in droves and have yet to return in comparable numbers; residents sheltered in place shortly after sundown; and unhoused […]

The Joys of Not Being a Joiner

The Joys of Not Being a Joiner

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | I did most of my joining back at school, when I was especially desperate to be validated by others. I performed in shows, wrote for the school paper and the literary magazine, was treasurer of the honor society, and even joined the college Glee Club just to get a free trip […]

This Week in Chelsea: July 19-25, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: July 19-25, 2021

Sat., July 24 at 1pm RESCHEDULED FROM Thurs., July 22 at 4pm: The 10th Precinct’s Sector A Build the Block Meeting, via Zoom | Neighborhood Coordination Officers are police officers assigned as NCOs, and given an assignment to protect a specific sector of their precinct, while establishing new relationship and strengthening existing ones. Two NCOs […]

Drag is the New Superstar on Pasta by Hudson’s Menu

Drag is the New Superstar on Pasta by Hudson’s Menu

  BY SCOTT STIFFLER When onetime triumphant Shark Tank contestant Brandon Fay chose a decidedly compact Seventh Ave./W. 21st St. storefront as the downtown dispensary for his exceptionally good pizza and pasta, it was another gutsy move that paid off big-time… in due time, that is. Pasta by Hudson’s Chelsea location opened in November 2020—a […]

Grey Day Makes for Memorable Maiden Voyage to Little Island

Grey Day Makes for Memorable Maiden Voyage to Little Island

PHOTOS BY MINDY ROSIER-RAYBURN TAKEN DURING HER FIRST VISIT TO MANHATTAN’S NEW SLIGHTLY OFF-SITE PUBLIC PARK Since its opening day on May 21, Little Island–the stout, compact public park that sets itself apart from the rest of Manhattan’s offerings by setting itself in the Hudson–has been an in-demand destination, often operating at the capacity end […]

NYC SALT Summer Series Airs Art Among Sun and Sky

NYC SALT Summer Series Airs Art Among Sun and Sky

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A fall 2020 outdoor art display borne of precautionary necessity set the stage for two dynamic exhibits currently on view through late August and September. Dancing with Light and Emerging Artists feature the work of area high school students and graduates, respectively, and can be seen, respectively, at Clement Clarke Moore […]

This Week in Chelsea: July 12-18, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: July 12-18, 2021

Saturdays, ran or shine, 9am-3pm: Chelsea Farmers Market | Down to Earth Farmers Markets has once again put down roots in Chelsea (on W. 23rd St. near Ninth Ave.). By and large, it’s the same experience as it’s always been (fresh product, friendly people), albeit with a few notable nods to pandemic protocol: If you have not […]

In an Online First, La MaMa Presents ‘Chang In a Void Moon’

In an Online First, La MaMa Presents ‘Chang In a Void Moon’

Mondays at 7pm, July 12 to Aug. 9, LaMaMa Presents, Online, Chang In a Void Moon: Episodes 62-66 John Jesurun’s epic series, now in year 40, continues via Downtown’s essential experimental theatre club, La MaMa. Each of the five episodes is approximately 20 minutes in length, available via streaming and on-demand through Aug. 31, and […]

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