My CoviDiary: The May Entries

My CoviDiary: The May Entries

Below, find the latest diary entry, then all other May content. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. My CoviDiary, 5/30/2020: A Tale of Two Tweets BY MAX BURBANK | In the course of my […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Diva Runs

Writing the Apocalypse: Diva Runs

“Writing the Apocalypse” is a weekly series featuring the poems of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diva Runs | By Puma Perl ——————————————————————————– She runs down the block when she sees me Juliet watches from her doorway, a safe six feet away   […]

Flower Power To (and from) The People

Flower Power To (and from) The People

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | While we’ve been staying at home and putting many things on hold, seeds of change planted months ago have taken root, and are showing their true colors throughout Chelsea. The above photo of orange and yellow tulips, taken April 27 at the southwest corner of Ninth Ave. and W. 21st St., […]

10th Precinct Leader Notes Pandemic’s Impact on Protocols, Public Safety, Crime Stats

10th Precinct Leader Notes Pandemic’s Impact on Protocols, Public Safety, Crime Stats

Normally held on the last Wednesday of the month, 1oth Precinct Community Council meetings provide an opportunity to interact with local NYPD leadership, voice concerns, hear the latest crime statistics, and get valuable public safety information. On hold indefinately because of COVID-19 concerns, Chelsea Community News spoke (via email) with Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, […]

Writing the Apocalypse: It’s Not New, It’s Not Normal

Writing the Apocalypse: It’s Not New, It’s Not Normal

“Writing the Apocalypse” is a weekly series featuring the poems of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s Not New, It’s Not Normal | By Puma Perl Dedicated to the memory of Bob Sztabnik and all of your loved ones ——————————————————————————– Can we please […]

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

To The Editor: I can’t say that Judy Richheimer and I were close friends. It was, unfortunately, more the typical New York type of thing where you’ve seen someone for a long time, but the closest you ever got to “friendship” was smiling, saying, “Hi” as you passed on the street, and every so often […]

Editorial Snapshot: Stay-at-Home Politics

Editorial Snapshot: Stay-at-Home Politics

BY DONATHAN SALKALN   Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of our awesome advertisers, and the support of our readers. If you like what you see, please consider taking part in our GoFundMe campaign (click here). To make a direct donation, give feedback about the site, or send a Letter to The […]

Landlord Lack of COVID-19 Candor Endangers Tenants, Helpers

Landlord Lack of COVID-19 Candor Endangers Tenants, Helpers

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | At what point does the safety of New York City tenants, employees, and delivery people supersede building management’s refusal to share apartment numbers of those who either died of, or have tested positive for, COVID-19? Why shouldn’t residents know if those apartments might have residents who are still using the hallways […]

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