This Week in Chelsea: Dec. 30, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: Dec. 30, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020

Annual “Treecycle” program, through Sunday, January 12. | See the below flyer for details. Thursday, January 2, 6:30pm: Community Board 4’s Full Board Meeting | New year, new leadership: The first full board meeting of Community Board 4 (CB4) finds the board with a fresh roster of recently elected officials presiding over the proceedings. As […]

Celebrating the Holidays, in Clement Clarke Moore Park

Celebrating the Holidays, in Clement Clarke Moore Park

BY ALLEN OSTER | The holiday season was once again celebrated in Chelsea’s Clement Clarke Moore Park, which was closed in 2018 for a much-needed upgrade. Residents came out to welcome Christmas and Chanukah 2019, in two joyous neighborhood events. On Sat., Dec. 14, neighbors gathered to decorate and light the Christmas tree donated to […]

Sex, Violence, and Vaudevillians Signal New Work in the Ailey Repertory

Sex, Violence, and Vaudevillians Signal New Work in the Ailey Repertory

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Donald Byrd’s new Greenwood, a Rashomon-like dramatization of the cause and consequences of the 1921 attack by whites on an affluent black neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, drew me to one of Ailey’s “all-new” evenings—but it was the company premiere of Lar Lubovitch’s Fandango, first performed by his troupe in 1990, that […]

In Chelsea, The Forgotten Are Never Forgotten

In Chelsea, The Forgotten Are Never Forgotten

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | During this holiday season, we should all be proud that our community is not only a special place for stuffing stockings hung by the chimney with care, but also a pocket full of warmth for the needy. The forgotten are never forgotten in Chelsea—and for many, Chelsea is their home. A […]

This Week in Chelsea: December 23-29, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: December 23-29, 2019

Through Monday, December 23: “23 Days of Flatiron Cheer” | Monday, Dec. 23 marks day 23 of The Flatiron Partnership’s annual “23 Days of Flatiron Cheer” which offered  hot beverage giveaways, a prize wheel featuring gifts from local businesses, tote bags with discounts for holiday shopping, free winter wellness workout classes, a social media contest, activities, […]

Dec. 22: Chanukah Menorah Lighting at Chelsea’s Clement Clarke Moore Park

Dec. 22: Chanukah Menorah Lighting at Chelsea’s Clement Clarke Moore Park

The West 400 Block Association (21st, 22nd, 23rd Sts.) invites one and all to celebrate the first candle lighting, at their annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting event. The story of Chanukah will be told by New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried. Bring goodies to share! For more info, email the West 400 Block association, via w400ba@gmail.com. The […]

Heat or Hot Water Off in Your Building? Here’s What to Do

Heat or Hot Water Off in Your Building? Here’s What to Do

There are enforceable standards to protect you from winter’s bitter cold—as Chelsea’s 10th Precinct of the NYPD reminded us, in a public safety-minded message sent via Twitter. We’re passing it along. Follow the 10th Precinct on Facebook, via #NYPD10PCT and on Twitter, via @NYPD10Pct. For more info, click here. The 10th Precinct tweeted: “If the […]

This Week in Chelsea: December 16-22, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: December 16-22, 2019

Dec. 21-25, “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” at Birdland Jazz Club | The wonderfully charismatic and terribly talented trio of Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch stretch their holiday tradition into its tenth year, with 2019’s run of  A Swinging Birdland Christmas. In the much-loved manner of beloved seasonal specials of days gone by, Blackhurst, Caruso, and […]