Chelsea’s 10th Commits to CB4’s Call for Precinct POV, on Ongoing Basis

Chelsea’s 10th Commits to CB4’s Call for Precinct POV, on Ongoing Basis

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | Realistic about the challenges ahead after a summer of COVID-19, citywide demonstrations, and escalating quality of life concerns, Deputy Inspector Kevin J. Coleman, Commanding Officer of the 10th Precinct, kicked off last week’s full board meeting of Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) by inaugurating what will become a regularly scheduled series […]

CB4 Gets Real, in the Virtual Realm

CB4 Gets Real, in the Virtual Realm

BY HIBA SOHAIL | For the second consecutive month, COVID-19’s social distancing precautions compelled Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) to hold their monthly full board meeting in the digital realm, via Zoom. The Wednesday, June 3 meeting started with a somber statement about white privilege. CB4 Chair Lowell Kern told those in attendance that not […]

CB4’s New Chair, and Members, Get Cookin’ on Hot Topics

CB4’s New Chair, and Members, Get Cookin’ on Hot Topics

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | The population of New York City is climbing toward 9 million residents. The tourism stats for 2018, 65.2 million, marked its ninth year of consecutive growth. Luxury apartment buildings, office towers, tech companies, and college campuses are clogging our skylines and jamming our neighborhoods like never before. Like a speeding cargo […]

Dual Proclamations Praise Former CB4 Chair Burt Lazarin

Dual Proclamations Praise Former CB4 Chair Burt Lazarin

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Chelsea’s own Burt Lazarin, a London Terrace resident since 1977, was honored with not one, but two, Proclamations extolling his work as former Chair of Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4), and so very much more. That he’s worthy of such recognition should come as no surprise to those familiar with his […]

CB4 Proposal Counters NYCHA’s Vision for Demolition at Fulton Houses

CB4 Proposal Counters NYCHA’s Vision for Demolition at Fulton Houses

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | Since the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) unveiled a plan that would allow private developers to take the wrecking ball to two of the 11 Fulton Houses and privatize Fulton’s management, petitions in opposition have begun flooding NYCHA’s Fulton Houses and Elliott-Chelsea Houses, Penn South, and other enclaves of working […]