Meatpacking District ‘Treats’ Day Saw Streets Filled with Kids and Dogs and Queens, Oh My!

Meatpacking District ‘Treats’ Day Saw Streets Filled with Kids and Dogs and Queens, Oh  My!

ALL PHOTOS BY IRI GRECO, BrakeThrough Media | www.brakethroughmedia.com | Sunny skies and pleasant temperatures cast their spell over the Meatpacking District on Saturday, October 22, as  Meatpacking (the area’s Business Improvement District) welcomed one and all to explore the streets, shops, and restaurants of the Meatpacking District during its 11am-5pm Treats in the Streets event. (And […]

Fifteen Worthy West Side Initiatives Infused with Funding From WSCF Grants

Fifteen Worthy West Side Initiatives Infused with Funding From WSCF Grants

BY EILEEN STUKANE | Fifteen grant recipients hailed for their innovative efforts along the West Side were honored at an October 11 Grantee Celebration held by the West Side Community Fund (WSCF). They were joined by local elected officials, staffers tasked with administering $100,000 in grants, and members of the consortium responsible for WSCF’s reactivated […]

Air Rights

Air Rights

“Air Rights” BY MICHELLE TOKARCZYK Air is for sale. List buy & sell New York air rights. Let your buildings cut through the clouds. This is your right. No limits on height.   Light is for sale. Stack stories up against their windows. Challenge their sun and their heat. Let their plants die. Light is […]

‘Trentlyon Way’ Dedication Sees Pledges from Podium to Build on a Visionary’s Legacy

‘Trentlyon Way’ Dedication Sees Pledges from Podium to Build on a Visionary’s Legacy

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Where there’s a will, there’s a way. That’s no mere cliché—at least not at West 23rd Street and 11th Avenue, where a newly installed sign reminds those headed toward Hudson River Park that its bike lanes, green spaces, play areas and yes—even the Comfort Station at Chelsea Waterside Park—are there, in part, because […]

Rite of ‘Passage’: Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Begins with High Line Brainstorming Session

Rite of ‘Passage’: Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Begins with High Line Brainstorming Session

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The High Line’s 14th Street Passage was the appropriately expansive “big tent” setting that served as the official launch of the 12th NYC Council District 3 Participatory Budgeting (PB) cycle. Hosted by D3 Council Member Erik Bottcher, the September 27 event served as a prelude to Spring 2023—when the PB winner, […]

150 Clichés That are Killing the Language

150 Clichés That are Killing the Language

BY MICHAEL MUSTO Largely thanks to social networks, words and phrases become clichés faster than they used to because everyone spots them, jumps on them, and thinks they‘re being oh so clever by parroting them on a daily basis. And they’re killing the language! Oh, and by “killing” it, I don’t mean in the clichéd […]

Hot News About a Cool Million: Participatory Budgeting is Back, Set to Launch Atop High Line

Hot News About a Cool Million: Participatory Budgeting is Back, Set to Launch Atop High Line

Participatory Budgeting Cycle 12 Kickoff Event: Tuesday, September 27, 6-8pm on the High Line’s 14th Street Passage (entrance on 14th St. & 10th Ave.) Participatory Budgeting is the volunteer-driven, voter-empowering process during which community members decide how to spend $1 a of their NYC Council Member’s discretionary capital funds on City property projects such as […]

Uncertainty Builds, After St. Columba Church Canopy Collapse

Uncertainty Builds, After St. Columba Church Canopy Collapse

BY BONNIE ROSENSTOCK | St. Columba Roman Catholic Church has been a staple of the Chelsea neighborhood since 1845. Located at 343 West 25th Street (btw. Eighth & Ninth Aves.), its considerable complex includes the Church and Rectory (at 343), the next-door school building (at 331), and the Convent (at 329), a residence for retired […]

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