Giving Blood Near Halloween? Nothing Frightful!

Giving Blood Near Halloween? Nothing Frightful!

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | There were no tricks, only treats —like Oreos, Lorna Doones, Kettle Cooked chips, and fruit juices—for those that answered the call of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) mobile set-up Westbeth Gallery (578 Bethune St.) on Mon., Oct. 26. The afternoon blood drive, co-sponsored by the office of NY State Senator […]

Proxy Pints Help Hoylman Shine Light on Bloody Disgusting Bi/Gay Donor Ban

Proxy Pints Help Hoylman Shine Light on Bloody Disgusting Bi/Gay Donor Ban

  WHEN: Monday, October 26, 1pm-7pm   WHERE: Westbeth Gallery (57 Bethune St., West Village)   HOW: Donors must make an appointment by clicking on the bellow link https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/285491 WHY: Because the FDA restricts blood donations from gay men who have not been abstinent for three months. HOYLMAN: For info, visit https://www.nysenate.gov/senators/brad-hoylman HASHTAG: #GiveForAGay   […]

Precision Policing in Tow, Gault Returns as Chelsea’s New CO

Precision Policing in Tow, Gault Returns as Chelsea’s New CO

Fresh from a successful two-year stint marked by decreased crime rates at the Times Square Unit, Captain Robert Gault returns to Chelsea—the same place he served as a sergeant a decade ago—to lead the 10th Precinct as their new Commanding Officer. This 22-year veteran of the NYPD sat down with Chelsea Community News (CCN) to […]

Ghostly Guests of the Chelsea Hotel

Ghostly Guests of the Chelsea Hotel

BY TRAV S. D, | Halloween! Or All Hallows’ Eve, that traditional night when tourists from the nether region burst their bounds and come to the surface for a little sightseeing. Fortunately, here in NYC, we have the perfect place to put them up: The Chelsea Hotel. Located at 222 W. 23rd St. (btw. Seventh […]

‘All In Chelsea’ Buck Stops at Area Businesses

‘All In Chelsea’ Buck Stops at Area Businesses

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | Small businesses are vital to the economy and a mark of healthy communities. Knowing that so many are struggling during this pandemic is disheartening, to say the least. Taking action by putting dollars back into the neighborhood is one way to lift spirits and contribute to the revitalization of the local […]

Boilery Chelsea, Placed on Simmer During Pandemic, Arrives with Sea Legs

Boilery Chelsea, Placed on Simmer During Pandemic, Arrives with Sea Legs

BY WINNIE McCROY | To open the newest location of the popular seafood franchise, Boilery Chelsea, on Ninth Avenue in Chelsea. Things got stalled a bit, and then came COVID-19. Lee was shut down before he could even open. Fast-forward eight months, and New York City is tentatively beginning to re-open restaurants for indoor dining […]

Leaping Lemon Rinds—Compost Times Are Here Again!

Leaping Lemon Rinds—Compost Times Are Here Again!

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | For those celery stalk huggers who, for too long, have saved bagged food scraps in refrigerators: Rejoice! Let loose of your banana peels, release those freezer-burned cucumber skins, liberate your bags of coffee grinds and apple cores, and set free all those broken egg shells from your breakfast moments of bright […]

New 10th Pct. CO Makes Public Debut, Community Council Pres Makes Zoom Pledge

New 10th Pct. CO Makes Public Debut, Community Council Pres Makes Zoom Pledge

BY WINNIE McCROY | About 20 community members and almost an equal number of local law enforcement members gathered at Penn South on the early evening of September 30, for the 10th Precinct Community Council meeting—an opportunity for area residents and business owners to hear the latest crime statistics, interact with the NYPD, and voice […]

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