Oct. 26 Comm. Council Mtg. Invites Conversation on 10th Precinct Matters

Oct. 26 Comm. Council Mtg. Invites Conversation on 10th Precinct Matters

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Members of the general public with questions and opinions about the current state of crime and the overall quality of life in Chelsea–and that’s a lot of you–have recurring opportunities to take those concerns to local NYPD leadership. Bellow is a collection of what remains between now and the end of the year. The 10th […]

Oct. 28’s Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum to Focus on Chelsea Concerns

Oct. 28’s Assembly District 75 Candidate Forum to Focus on Chelsea Concerns

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The upcoming race to succeed retiring New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried will be one for the history books, as–for the first time in 52 years–a new name is added to the sequential list of NYS Assembly District 75 reps. Gottfried’s December 13, 2021 announcement that this current term would […]

Q&A Supplies How & Why, Prior to 500WBA Meet & Greet

Q&A Supplies How & Why, Prior to 500WBA Meet & Greet

Founded during the early days of COVID-fueled uncertainty, a new block association in far West Chelsea has emerged from the social distancing era with a solid track record of good deeds destined to go largely unnoticed—unless you recall a time when fresh paint and clean sidewalks seemed as unlikely as the prospect of a second […]

Primary Primer: Need to Know Info for Tues. Aug. 23 Voting

Primary Primer: Need to Know Info for Tues. Aug. 23 Voting

THE PRIMARY ELECTION IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 23  With early voting having concluded on August 21, the August Primary happens Tuesday, August 23, 2022 and will include elections for the U.S. House of Representatives and the New York State Senate.  To find your Election Day poll site and view a sample ballot, click here. Polls are open from 6am-9pm. […]

Through August 21, You Won’t be Late for Early Voting

Through August 21, You Won’t be Late for Early Voting

EARLY AUGUST 23 PRIMARY VOTING Saturday, August 13 through Sunday, August 21 The August Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2022 and will include elections for the U.S. House of Representatives and the New York State Senate.  To find your Early Voting or Election Day pollsite and view a sample ballot, click here. For more information via the Board […]

Masks Still There, Alongside Glam and Flair: The Makeup Show Goes On

Masks Still There, Alongside Glam and Flair: The Makeup Show Goes On

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | A mere eight months ago, Chelsea Community News covered 2021’s Makeup Show, assuming that COVID masks as a fashion accessory were a thing of the past, and that a new year of full-faced, germ-free glamour was upon us. While many things have stayed the same, the world of professional makeup artistry […]

‘Do it I Will, to My Last Gasp’: Scenes & Signs From a March for Reproductive Rights

‘Do it I Will, to My Last Gasp’: Scenes & Signs From a March for Reproductive Rights

TEXT AND PHOTOS BY PAMELA WOLFF | Saturday, May 14, there was a March from Brooklyn across the bridge to Foley Square in downtown Manhattan.  Surrounded by the magnificent public buildings that tell us in limestone, “The true administration of justice is the firmest pillar of good government,” thousands of women, and not a few […]

‘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 […]