Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

BY TRAV S.D. | April 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the groundbreaking 1939 New York World’s Fair. To mark the occasion I’ve booked two talks at two related locations, one in Brooklyn, one in Queens. Sunday, April 28, 3pm: Backstage at the ’39 World’s Fair | The 1939 New York World’s Fair was famously held […]

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | As happens in many parts of California, the wide-open spaces and warm, dry climate of Australia encourage the growth of good dancers. Three programs from Down Under coming to the Joyce include, April 29 through May 1, Attractor, a collaboration among Senyawa, an Indonesian musical duo, and two of Melbourne’s most […]

Hoop Schemes: Locals Brainstorm on Basketball Court, Park Improvements

Hoop Schemes: Locals Brainstorm on Basketball Court, Park Improvements

BY MARK NIMAR | Chelsea residents arrived with a great sense of purpose for an April 16 meeting at Hudson Guild (441 W. 26th St., btw. 9th & 10th Aves.). Representatives from the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) were on hand, to discuss the upcoming renovation of the neighborhood’s beloved Chelsea Basketball Court, […]

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

BY BERTE SCHACTER | It’s a special pleasure to be an early adopter in a city of over eight million. So, I have bragging rights as an April 10 visitor to The Shed a new performance space—and the experience-of-a-lunchtime immersive art performance of Gerhard Richter art and the music of two living composers, Arvo Pärt […]

Win Stuff: Week of April 23-29

Win Stuff: Week of April 23-29

You can win a free goodie from The Protein Bakery (one of our awesome advertisers), by answering this question: Who is the owner of The Protein Bakery? Email your answer to info@proteinbakery.com. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 30, and they will be able to claim their delicious prize right at the Protein Bakery shop […]

For the Kids!

For the Kids!

These activities are family-friendly, and fun. FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY FRIDAY FLICKS IN  HUDSON RIVER PARK | HRPK has a kid-friendly roster of animated movies. So pack your picnic, grab a blanket, and bring the family to Pier 46 at Charles St., Free. Friday nights starting at 8:30pm (or dusk). July 12: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. July […]

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 23-29, 2019

The Chelsea Community Supports ChelseaCommunityNews.com From: Bill Borock (CCBA President) / wborock@hotmail.com To: Scott Stiffler, Founder/Editor, ChelseaCommunityNews.com Date: March 12, 2019 The Council of Chelsea Block Associations (CCBA) is comprised of 16 Block Associations and three Tenant Associations, covering 34 blocks in Chelsea. As president of CCBA, I am writing to you to let you […]

Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

13th Precinct Build the Block meeting | Let your community policing issues be heard, at a Build the Block meeting held by the 13th Precinct Sector B (7th Ave. to Fifth Ave./14th to 19th Sts., Fifth Ave. to Park Ave./14th to 23rd Sts.). Neighborhood Coordination Officers (aka NCOs) P.O. Vinceta Gishard and P.O. Jonathan Knapp […]