Leslie Boghosian Murphy KNOWS Her Baked Goods! 

Leslie Boghosian Murphy KNOWS Her Baked Goods! 

Presented by Leslie for NYC | While there are many incredible bakeries in our District, you will often find New York City Council District 3 candidate Leslie Bogosian Murphy popping by Sullivan Street Bakery for a morning coffee or afternoon treat, especially to say hello to husband-and-wife team Jim Lahey and Maya Joseph. “The sense of […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Déjà Vu or Is it Today?

Writing the Apocalypse: Déjà Vu or Is it Today?

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.   Déjà Vu or Is it Today? | BY PUMA PERL We’ve adapted to face coverings, distance, pantomimed hugs   Early on, I wondered if my heart […]

This Week in Chelsea: April 12-18, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: April 12-18, 2021

This Week’s “This Week in Chelsea” In Order of Appearance:   CRDC presents a NYCHA Forum | Chelsea Green Park gets free WiFi | Earth Week conversation with NYS Senator Brad Hoylman and guests | New vaccine site in Chelsea | W. Chelsea park’s new garden club | Hudson Guild seeks talent | Free tax prep with the […]

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

Aleta LaFargue responded, when we asked all six New York City Council District 3 candidates for their favorite small businesses in Council District 3, whose seat they are currently in the running for. Watch this space for more from LaFargue and the other five candidates—all of whom encourage those of us who are able to […]

Block Association Seeks to Turn Empty Lot Into Gathering Spot

Block Association Seeks to Turn Empty Lot Into Gathering Spot

The following is reprinted with permission from the author. It first appeared as an entry on highline28.com, the website of the High Line 28 Block Association (“For humans residing on 28th & 29th Streets between 10th & 11th Avenues”). To visit the website and learn more about this new block association, click here. BY BRIAN […]

Let’s Light Up the West Side, Fairly

Let’s Light Up the West Side, Fairly

BY NYC COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 CANDIDATE PHELAN DANTE FITZPATRICK | Finally, marijuana legalization in New York has puff-puff-passed. After decades of treating this natural plant as if it posed the same dangers as heroin, we can now fully embrace its medicinal applications and enjoy it recreationally. Perhaps more importantly, this legislation also provides for critical […]

This Week in Chelsea: April 5-11, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: April 5-11, 2021

This Week’s “This Week in Chelsea” In Order of Appearance: Safer Streets for Seniors / Full Board meeting of CB4 | New vaccine site in Chelsea / Chelsea Symphony outdoors / W. Chelsea park’s new garden club / Hudson Guild seeks talent / Free tax prep with the NYC Dpt. of Consumer Affairs  /   At the […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Imprints

Writing the Apocalypse: Imprints

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. Imprints | TEXT & PHOTOS BY PUMA PERL One year ago, I believed in bleach but was unsure about masks and said if I had masks I’d […]

Slices of the Tenderloin #: Koster and Bial’s

Slices of the Tenderloin #: Koster and Bial’s

BY TRAV S.D. | Having done several posts on Koster and Bial’s Music Hall during February’s Black History Month and Women’s History Month in March, we thought it might be useful and interesting to explore that venue, the entrepreneurs who founded it, and its role in American pop culture. John Koster and Adam Bial were a […]

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