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 […]

Through Oct. 31, Early Voting Time Travels You to Nov. 2’s Election Day

Through Oct. 31, Early Voting Time Travels You to Nov. 2’s Election Day

Daily through October 31, Early Voting allows you to have your say in the Nov. 2 General Election by taking care of that important citizenship task at your convenience (well, within available hours, which are daily and pretty long). There’s just one catch, if you can call it that: Your vote must be cast at […]

Local Merchants Shine, in GVCCC’s ‘It’s Time for Chelsea’ Campaign

Local Merchants Shine, in GVCCC’s ‘It’s Time for Chelsea’ Campaign

Chelsea Community News is proud of our content partner, the Greenwich Village – Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC), for their tireless dedication to small businesses, old and new alike. As we emerge from the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic era, campaigns like the one you’re about to read about are more important than ever, in […]

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