See Them Run: Your City Council District 3 Candidate Events Calendar

See Them Run: Your City Council District 3 Candidate Events Calendar

The New York City Council’s District 3 is comprised of Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, the Flatiron District, West Soho, Hudson Square, the Meatpacking District, Columbus Circle, Times Square, the Theater District, and the Garment District. This year, term limits mandate the departure of the D3’s current rep, Corey Johnson—who, since 2018, has also served […]

Talking Turkey About Truro

Talking Turkey About Truro

Longtime Chelsea resident Pamela Wolff, currently ensconced in Truro, MA, sent us this view from her pillow, upon opening her eyes. This is not an unusual occurrence, noted Wolff, who said more often than not, at least two of the area’s four juvenile wild turkeys are there in the morning. “They give me a little […]

My CoviDiary: The January 2021 Entries

My CoviDiary: The January 2021 Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other January 2021 content. Click here for December 2020 content. Click here for the November entries. Click here for the October entries. Click here for the September entries. Click here for the August entries.  Click here for the July entries.  Click here for the June entries. […]

Poem: A Wish for Global Lasting Peace

Poem: A Wish for Global Lasting Peace

A WISH FOR GLOBAL LASTING PEACE | By LISA RUIMY HOLZKENNER (Chelsea, NYC) I lived through the horrors of several wars beginning with WW II I need time to lament, for the fire of wars have never been completely extinguished I will lament until we control the destructive impulses in our brain So that hatred will […]

Christmas Wishes for Chelsea

Christmas Wishes for Chelsea

  CHRISTMAS WISHES FOR CHELSEA May the divine spirit of the holiday season Its gleaming rainbow colors merry and bright- The beauty of the sunset hours, Twinkling immortal stars and shining moon Be our guiding lights through darkness. Let the bells ring and children sing Sublime words of prayer Rebounding all over the globe Until […]

Autumn: A Cycle of Life That Mirrors Our Lives

Autumn: A Cycle of Life That Mirrors Our Lives

Autumn: A Cycle of Life That Mirrors Our Lives | A Poem by Lisa Ruimy Holzkenner    Human life and all creatures on earth can be compared to the four seasons. Each has its own rhythm and rhyme celebrating birth, mourning death.   Autumn, a whimsical double edge, brings hope and sadness to humanity and to all living things. Autumn’s arrival takes […]

The Bermuda Triangle of NYC Sports

The Bermuda Triangle of NYC Sports

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | New Yorkers have been lucky with the Yankees—a somewhat stable organization with seasons of mostly winning records and a history of retaining its stars. I’m very thankful to the Steinbrenner family and current general manager Brian Cashman for bringing my dad, during his twilight years, a new generation of players that […]

My Ghosts, My Specters

My Ghosts, My Specters

BY GERALD BUSBY | It wasn’t quite Halloween when I moved into the Chelsea Hotel, late September 1977, but ghostly fun—which is what I’d call my early days at 222 West 23rd Street—started in right away. I had just returned from working with Robert Altman on the movie A Wedding, shot in and near Chicago, and […]

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