Manhattan Community Board Applications Due by 5pm on Friday, February 23

Manhattan Community Board Applications Due by 5pm on Friday, February 23

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | There’s no doubt about it: The President of the United States leaves a lasting mark if ever called upon to nominate a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Here on the hyperlocal level, a guy named Mark—aka Manhattan Borough President (MBP) Mark Levine—leaves many lasting marks, when his Office answers the annual call […]

Revisiting ‘My CoviDiary’ or ‘How I Stopped Writing’

Revisiting ‘My CoviDiary’ or ‘How I Stopped Writing’

BY MAX BURBANK December 12, 2019: A cluster of patients in China’s Hubei Province, in the city of Wuhan, begin to experience the symptoms of an atypical pneumonia-like illness that does not respond well to standard treatment.—The CDC Museum’s COVID-19 Timeline March 11, 2020: With 118,000 cases in 114 countries and 4,291 deaths, the World […]

Review: ‘Prayer for the French Republic’ Arrives Right on Time

Review: ‘Prayer for the French Republic’ Arrives Right on Time

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | The Broadway transfer of the award-winning Off-Broadway play Prayer for the French Republic could not be more timely. As written by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other), it concerns various clashes within a Jewish family in France in 2016-17 as nerves fray due to the latest rise of antisemitism. Arriving at […]

This Week In & Around Chelsea: January 8-14, 2024

This Week In & Around Chelsea: January 8-14, 2024

Here’s What’s Happening This Week In & Around Chelsea Musicgarten / The Full Board Meeting of CB5 / Lights on the Cobbles Musicgarten in the Seahorse Classroom at Pier 57; Free; Times & Dates Vary | Musikgarten for Babies and Toddlers, led by Rachel, is a chance for families to learn to connect with children […]

Guest Opinion: The Safest Big City in America

Guest Opinion: The Safest Big City in America

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | Since day one, our administration has been clear about our vision for the five boroughs—creating a city that is safer, more economically viable, and more livable for the 8.3 million hardworking New Yorkers who call the greatest city in the world home. I always say that “public safety is […]

A Wish for Global Lasting Peace

A Wish for Global Lasting Peace

A Wish for Global Lasting Peace Written By Lisa Ruimy Holzkenner (Chelsea, NYC) Peace is the blessing for which I pray in my sleeping and waking hours. Many nights I have awakened in terror, for have I lived through the horrors of several wars, beginning with WW II. While I find consolation in the dream of […]

Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Honors NYPD at Milestone Edition of Annual Awards Luncheon

Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Honors NYPD at Milestone Edition of Annual Awards Luncheon

BY JESSE GERICKE & SCOTT STIFFLER | Founded in 1949 by a group of visionary entrepreneurs, the coverage area of the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) has grown to include the SoHo, NoHo, Union Square, and Flatiron communities. Its contemporary membership—ranging from independent and sole proprietorships to major institutions and organizations—benefits from services […]

Shaped by Expertise, Community Wine & Spirits Has a Unique Customer Experience in Store

Shaped by Expertise, Community Wine & Spirits Has a Unique Customer Experience in Store

Offering inviting views from the outside and a warm, welcoming experience once through its doors, Community Wine & Spirits (140 10th Ave. btw. W. 18th & 19th Sts.) may be new to the neighborhood–but it’s made a mark in the mere three months since arriving. Chelsea Community News recently posed some questions to its founder, […]