‘Spring Fling’ Brings Many Things to Chelsea Green Park

‘Spring Fling’ Brings Many Things to Chelsea Green Park

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Spring wasn’t the only thing in the air last Sunday, when an event presented by Friends of Chelsea Green filled the mighty micropark with activity. Placed at well-spaced stations throughout the gated West 20th Street park, visitors could hear jazz and bluegrass from The Dennis Lichtman Trio; watch a craftsman from OMG […]

Pluck of the Irish: West 400 Block Association Hosts ‘Wee Bit Early’ St. Patrick’s Celebration

Pluck of the Irish: West 400 Block Association Hosts ‘Wee Bit Early’ St. Patrick’s  Celebration

March 18, 2022 Don’t be fooled by the seemingly proper, March 17-appropriate clothing and composure of the gentleman to your left. This photo was NOT taken yesterday. It is, in fact, a still frame from the action-packed Pre-Saint Patrick’s Day shindig sponsored by the West 400 Block Association last Sunday, March 13, at Clement Clarke […]

Chelsea Celebrates Chanukah at Clement Clarke Moore Park

Chelsea Celebrates Chanukah at Clement Clarke Moore Park

    BY ALLEN OSTER | On Sunday, November 28 in the late afternoon, Chelsea residents gathered in Clement Clarke Moore-Seal Park to celebrate Chanukah, “The Festival of Lights.” Allen Oster, past president of the West 400 Block Association, welcomed a crowd of several dozen adults and children as the sun was beginning to set. […]

Free Largely Flightless Birds Land in Chelsea, as Thanksgiving Tradition with Legs Takes Wing

Free Largely Flightless Birds Land in Chelsea, as Thanksgiving Tradition with Legs Takes Wing

Chelsea Market—the NYC tourist and foodie destination once known for cranking out chalky candy Necco Wafers—may have changed hands, but it still has a firm grip on the annual tradition of providing Chelsea residents with a Thanksgiving meal’s main attraction. Some 1,300 turkeys were handed out last week, with the gobblers going to Fulton and […]

Runway Ready Rovers Rule as Meatpacking’s Doggie Costume Contest Returns with a New Leash on Life

Runway Ready Rovers Rule as Meatpacking’s Doggie Costume Contest Returns with a New Leash on Life

ALL PHOTOS BY IRI GRECO & JIM FRYER / BrakeThrough Media | www.brakethroughmedia.com | Saturday, October 30: As part of their 11am-5pm pedestrian-friendly Treats in the Streets event, Meatpacking (the Business Improvement District) made up for lost time and then some, when their annual Doggie Costume Contest returned with a stellar lineup of  imaginatively costumed, four-legged […]

Scenes from a Chelsea Green Halloween

Scenes from a Chelsea Green Halloween

PHOTOS TAKEN BY, OR COURTESY OF, FRIENDS OF CHELSEA GREEN | Halloween in the year of the vaccine was nothing like 2020, when COVID-19 precautions compelled event organizers to cancel what would have been the second annual observance of late October festivities in the beloved West 20th Street pocket park located between Sixth and Seventh […]

Meatpacking’s ‘Treats in the Streets’ has Sweet Rewards, Including Pawsitively Adorable Doggie Costume Contest

Meatpacking’s ‘Treats in the Streets’ has Sweet Rewards, Including Pawsitively Adorable Doggie Costume Contest

Saturday, October 30, 11am-5pm: Treats in the Streets | Meatpacking—the Business Improvement District intent on turning its increasingly leisure- and retail-focused area of concern into a car-free pedestrian’s paradise, makes no bones about it on Sat., Oct. 30. From 11am to 5pm–From Horatio to 13th Street, Eighth Ave. to West End–will be filled with games […]

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