New and Recycled Dances and Talking from All Around the World

New and Recycled Dances and Talking from All Around the World

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | The coronavirus may have retreated from our city, but its fallout, in shuttered theaters and unemployed performers of every description, lingers in our atmosphere. Festivals that once lured thousands are furloughed or, at best, transformed into video compendia of past triumphs and Zoom experiments. Many of the videos on view take […]

High Line Reopens with Truncated Route, Elevated Experience

High Line Reopens with Truncated Route, Elevated Experience

The scenic views haven’t changed, but the solitude is something new. Limited visitor capacity along the recently reopened High Line creates a peaceful experience, albeit one brought about by pandemic-era protocols. We toured the truncated Gansevoort to W. 23rd Sts. route today (Mon., July 27), and will file our full report, with many more photos, […]

Residents, Reps: Kibosh for Kiosks is the Fix for Broken ‘Link’

Residents, Reps: Kibosh for Kiosks is the Fix for Broken ‘Link’

  BY WINNIE McCROY | Citing longstanding security concerns around public LinkNYC Wi-Fi and charging stations, area leaders have requested the removal and relocation of four of these kiosks along Eighth Ave. The move has the support of Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4), Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, West Chelsea’s 10th Precinct of the NYPD, […]

Class and COVID in Session: NYC School Plan Blends On-Site and Remote Education

Class and COVID in Session: NYC School Plan Blends On-Site and Remote Education

  BY RANIA RICHARDSON | Plans are underway to reopen New York City schools on September 10—but nothing is guaranteed in these pandemic times. City officials, health experts, school administrators, educators, parents, and other related parties are meeting to prepare for School Year 2020-21, knowing that their work is in a dynamic state and subject […]

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 27, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 27, 2020

Thursday, July 30, 7:30-8:30pm | Trav S.D.’s History of Drag in Vaudeville | Proof positive that discovering new things about the cultural contributions of LGBTQs isn’t a pursuit to be contained to Pride Month, this wide-ranging, fast-moving lecture and slideshow opens a window to what the world was like long before RuPaul’s Drag Race (or, […]

With Build the Block Meetings Set to Begin Again, Chelsea’s Precinct Leader Implores Locals to Attend

With Build the Block Meetings Set to Begin Again, Chelsea’s Precinct Leader Implores Locals to Attend

Normally held on the last Wednesday of the month, 10th Precinct Community Council meetings provide an opportunity to interact with local NYPD leadership, voice concerns, hear the latest crime statistics, and get valuable public safety information. The Council will not meet in July or August—the second and third months of their annual summer hiatus. Suspected […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Apoclayptic Cocktails

Writing the Apocalypse: Apoclayptic Cocktails

  “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. Apocalyptic Cocktails | By Puma Perl What’s the point of drinking without a bar to lean on and the unspoken possibility of a […]

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 13, 2020

This Week in Chelsea: Week of July 13, 2020

BENEFIT: Tuesday, July 14, 8pm: Night of a Thousand Judys | Dorothy didn’t get to her “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” place without a little help from her friends, and neither will they. To that rainbow’s end, so to speak, comes the eighth annual Night of a Thousand Judys, a concert event whose 2020 iteration tailor-makes […]

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