Pumpkin Art Becomes Compost

Pumpkin Art Becomes Compost

Where do Halloween pumpkins go when the calendar turns to November? Savvy shutterbug Pamela Wolff provides the answer, as seen on a Chelsea side street.   Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of our awesome advertisers, and the support of our readers. If you like what you see, please consider taking part […]

A Doggone Good Time at Harvest Fest

A Doggone Good Time at Harvest Fest

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 the Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) hosted its annual kickoff to fall: Harvest Fest, an outdoor artisanal market and neighborhood festival. The free event, in partnership with The Chelsea Local, brought the best food, festivities, and outdoor fun the neighborhood has to offer. Meatpacking’s Harvest Fest also featured the Lord Jameson Patisserie doggie […]

Summer Vacations With Purpose

Summer Vacations With Purpose

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | While many New Yorkers consider a summer vacation to be enjoying a sandy beach, being pampered at a resort or on a cruise ship, or even staying home lounging on the couch while binge watching, two executive committee members of the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club (CRDC) took their summer vacations down […]

Scenes from the London Terrace Street Fair

Scenes from the London Terrace Street Fair

The 27th Annual London Terrace Street Fair was a smashing success. Friends, neighbors, and visitors from around the world leisurely traversed the length of ‪West 24th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan, shopping for a few things to beautify the home, or just a memento of the day. There were vendors of arts, crafts, clothing […]

They Have the Mettle to Preserve Tin Pan Alley

They Have the Mettle to Preserve Tin Pan Alley

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Tin Pan Alley is globally recognized as the birthplace of American popular music—and for decades, preservationists have sought its protection. Two upcoming events offer the public a chance to dive deep into Tin Pan Alley’s history, and become involved in the effort to see this site of significance remain intact. Part […]

18 Years Later, a 9/11 First Responder Still Struggles

18 Years Later, a 9/11 First Responder Still Struggles

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | Our lives are blessed in having other Americans grow up with big hearts, big muscles, and lots of guts, and then serve in New York City Fire and Police Departments. While I sleep in Chelsea, just feet from my carbon dioxide and smoke detectors and a three-lock apartment door, they are […]

The Homeless and Urban Planning Connection

The Homeless and Urban Planning Connection

BY JOHN MUDD, PRESIDENT, MIDTOWN SOUTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL | Urban planning has failed to preserve and/or build communities, especially within Manhattan’s Midtown Southwest. Although a relevant subject, it’s beyond the scope of this single article to accurately examine. Thankfully, there are studies, books, and history that detail the misdeeds of the past. Distinguished Professor of […]

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