This Week in Chelsea: January 13-19, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: January 13-19, 2020

Tuesday, January 14: Housing Attorneys On Site at Speaker Johnson’s District Office | New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s office offers a monthly housing clinic for tenants, to assist with housing issues, including landlord harassment/disputes. Attendees receive legal advice from housing attorneys on a first come, first served basis. The clinic takes place on […]

On West 14th Street, Scaffolding Heralds Haven for the Homeless

On West 14th Street, Scaffolding Heralds Haven for the Homeless

Paul Groncki, president of the 100 West 16th Street Block Association, captured this Thurs., Jan. 9 image of construction at 114 W. 14th St. (btw. Sixth & Seventh Aves.). That location will be a new haven for the homeless, as noted by our reporter Donathan Salkaln, in his Jan. 3 article, Homelessness and Affordability: The […]

Free Forums, Workshops, Clinics Offer Assistance to Tenants

Free Forums, Workshops, Clinics Offer Assistance to Tenants

Knowledge is power. These free forums, workshops, and clinics offer NYC tenants the chance to access helpful tools and information. Friday, January 10: HSTPA of 2019: International Forum | Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invites you to learn more about the recent changes to the rent laws and how to utilize the tools and information […]

This Week in Chelsea: January 6-12, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: January 6-12, 2020

Saturday, January 11, 11am-8pm: “Meet at The Shed” | The new Hudson Yards-based arts center’s first-ever open house invites visitors to explore the building and learn more about The Shed’s programs. Admission to current exhibitions Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates and Manual Override will be free of charge, including gallery tours of Absolutes and Intermediates led […]

Homelessness and Affordability: The Big Squeeze

Homelessness and Affordability: The Big Squeeze

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | As developers re-envision Chelsea and the rest of New York City as an architectural wonderland, attracting well-to-do residents and families, along with many foreign investors, there is one eye-sore that is hard to erase from their blueprints—the homeless. “Homelessness went up 23 percent under Rudolph Giuliani. It went up another 70 […]

Landmarking of Tin Pan Alley Buildings is Music to Preservationist Ears

Landmarking of Tin Pan Alley Buildings is Music to Preservationist Ears

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | It’s the kind of thing they write songs about: Late last year saw the longtime efforts of music lovers, history buffs, and preservationists rewarded, as the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously for the landmark designation of five buildings connected to the birthplace of American popular music. The […]

New Year, New Moves: January 2020 Dance

New Year, New Moves: January 2020 Dance

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | From January 10 through the 14th, arts presenters from all over the world converge on the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Conference, where artists of all stripes set up opportunities to showcase their work. Ordinary dance fans can share the abundance at these Chelsea spots: […]