Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Books of Wonder | ‪This cozy, independent children’s book store (with Chelsea and Upper West locations) sells new, old, and rare books and art, and offers semiweekly storytime and a full calendar of in-store author reading events. Tues., May 7, from 6-8pm at the 18th St. store, Books of Wonder welcomes S.C. Meagle for a launch event […]

Today in Chelsea: Monday, May 6, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Monday, May 6, 2019

Books of Wonder | ‪This cozy, independent children’s book store (with Chelsea and Upper West locations) sells new, old, and rare books and art, and offers semiweekly storytime and a full calendar of in-store author reading events. Mon., May 6, from 6-8pm at the 18th St. store, Books of Wonder welcomes John David Anderson (author, Finding Orion) […]

Today in Chelsea: Sunday, May 5, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Sunday, May 5, 2019

Pier Groups: A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg at the Whitney Museum of American Art | Following the Stonewall riots, the Hudson River piers and surrounding Meatpacking District became a site of exploration and experimentation for queer artists. Timed to correspond with the publication of Pier Groups, author Jonathan Weinberg will be in conversation with artists […]

Today in Chelsea: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Saturday, May 4, 2019

TOMORROW (Sun. May 5) IN CHELSEA | Pier Groups: A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg at the Whitney Museum of American Art | Following the Stonewall riots, the Hudson River piers and surrounding Meatpacking District became a site of exploration and experimentation for queer artists. Timed to correspond with the publication of Pier Groups, author Jonathan […]

14th St. Priority Lanes Pilot Program Plan Proves Polarizing

14th St. Priority Lanes Pilot Program Plan Proves Polarizing

BY SAM BLEIBERG | Transit riders experienced their new normal for the foreseeable future, as the L Train began reduced service this past weekend. As riders to and from Chelsea scramble to find alternatives to travel across town, the fight over mitigation efforts on 14th St. continues. A group of elected officials representing Chelsea released […]

Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Blow the Man Down’

Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Blow the Man Down’

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW BY SEAN EGAN | Like the imposing chorus of shanty-singing fishermen that opens the film, the specter of the patriarchy lingers long over Blow the Man Down. The new noir from writer/directors Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy, finds a small Maine fishing town grappling with the collective traumas caused by […]

Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Initials S.G.’

Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Initials S.G.’

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW BY SEAN EGAN | Initials S.G., the new Spanish-language feature from writer/director tandem Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, is the kind of offbeat, smoke-addled dark comedy that casually draws from both Breathless and Goodfellas. And, if there’s any justice in this world, it should earn itself a sizable cult, and join […]

Today in Chelsea: Friday, May 3, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Friday, May 3, 2019

Free Walking Tours from Save Chelsea and Jane’s Walk | Through outreach and advocacy, the community-based organization Save Chelsea is “concerned with preserving the integrity of Chelsea’s Historic Districts and buildings and maintaining a diverse mix of economic, social, and generational populations.” That mission articulates itself not just through interactions with electeds and city officials, but […]

$10,000 Needed to Restore Beloved Binford Mural

$10,000 Needed to Restore Beloved Binford Mural

BY DONATHAN SALKALN (CRDC Executive Committee) | Chelsea, what we know of it lately, is too often “Here today, gone this afternoon.” Vulnerable spaces are being turned into towers of luxury housing, chain stores, and high-end retail, with no regard to its past. Yet, this past year, a developer broke the mold. Gemini Rosemont, which […]

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