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 […]

Royal Title, Waggy Tail, Perfectly Manicured Paws: Furry Friend Izzy Leaves Footprint on Chelsea as Large as Her Loving Heart

Royal Title, Waggy Tail, Perfectly Manicured Paws: Furry Friend Izzy Leaves Footprint on Chelsea as Large as Her Loving Heart

Chelsea Community News notes the passing of Lady Isabella Von Craig, known to her many friends as “Izzy.” And those friends were legion, from inquisitive toddlers to veteran Chelsea residents who held the pup in high esteem, measured against so many other canines whose neighborhood walkabouts are as much fun for us to witness as […]

Runway Ready Rovers Rule as Meatpacking’s Doggie Costume Contest Returns with a New Leash on Life

Runway Ready Rovers Rule as Meatpacking’s Doggie Costume Contest Returns with a New Leash on Life

ALL PHOTOS BY IRI GRECO & JIM FRYER / BrakeThrough Media | www.brakethroughmedia.com | Saturday, October 30: As part of their 11am-5pm pedestrian-friendly Treats in the Streets event, Meatpacking (the Business Improvement District) made up for lost time and then some, when their annual Doggie Costume Contest returned with a stellar lineup of  imaginatively costumed, four-legged […]

Familiar Friends Return to London Terrace Street Fair, After Last Year’s Rare Leave of Absence

Familiar Friends Return to London Terrace Street Fair, After Last Year’s Rare Leave of Absence

TEXT BY INGE IVCHENKO with PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE LONDON TERRACE TENANTS ASSOCIATION AND OTHERS, AS NOTED | On behalf of the London Terrace Tenants Association (LTTA) Board, we want to thank all of you who stopped by Saturday, September 25’s 29th Annual London Terrace Street Fair. It was a gorgeous, picture perfect day in the […]

Dog of the Day: Macchia the Dalmatian

Dog of the Day: Macchia the Dalmatian

BY BRIAN DONOVAN | Today’s featured dog is Macchia the Dalmatian. He is 1 year old, and fluent in English and Italian, just like his mother, Alice (not pronounced like the American “AL-ISS” but in Italian, so that it sounds like “ceviche.” I met both of them last weekend at Il Piccolo (508 W. 28th […]

Writing the Apocalypse: When Diva Was Still Here I Hoped to Die Before the Dog

Writing the Apocalypse: When Diva Was Still Here I Hoped to Die Before the Dog

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diva Dog Gomez, circa 2007-2021 | BY PUMA PERL Diva Dog Gomez had a rough start in life. At approximately three years old, she was abandoned […]

Writing the Apocalypse | LES: Past and Pandemic

Writing the Apocalypse | LES: Past and Pandemic

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Past and Pandemic | BY PUMA PERL I was a child of Tenth Street Police locks and bodegas Open hydrants, rooftops, cerveza on credit We were […]

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 […]