Letters to the Editor: Week of August 16-22, 2021

Letters to the Editor: Week of August 16-22, 2021

To The Editor: We all celebrate the lessening of COVID-19 and its accompanying restrictions. But there is a bright—or at least, ironic—side to having so many aspects of our daily routine altered. The pandemic created a multitude of unintended practices and policies that would enhance our lives: Open Streets, awareness of parking spots as public […]

Editorial Snapshot: My American Pastime

Editorial Snapshot: My American Pastime

Editorial Snapshot: My American Pastime BY DONATHAN SALKALN   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 in our GoFundMe campaign (click here). To make a direct donation, give feedback, or send a Letter to […]

Grey Day Makes for Memorable Maiden Voyage to Little Island

Grey Day Makes for Memorable Maiden Voyage to Little Island

PHOTOS BY MINDY ROSIER-RAYBURN TAKEN DURING HER FIRST VISIT TO MANHATTAN’S NEW SLIGHTLY OFF-SITE PUBLIC PARK Since its opening day on May 21, Little Island–the stout, compact public park that sets itself apart from the rest of Manhattan’s offerings by setting itself in the Hudson–has been an in-demand destination, often operating at the capacity end […]

Stonewall’s Meaning, Frozen in Time for Boomers, Bends to Meet Needs of New Generations

Stonewall’s Meaning, Frozen in Time for Boomers, Bends to Meet Needs of New Generations

BY GUY KETTELHACK | The meaning of epochal events, as often as not made dysmorphic over time by social change and the scatterings of fate, almost always undergoes a metamorphosis. After 52 years the insurrection which marked the Stonewall Uprising (not a rebellion, not a riot) of June 28-July 1, 1969 may seem to the growing majority […]