This Week In & Around Chelsea: May 27-June 2, 2024

This Week In & Around Chelsea: May 27-June 2, 2024

Here’s What’s Happening This Week In & Around Chelsea Rescheduled Screening of The Goonies / 10th Precinct Community Council & Sector B Build the Block Meetings / Programming In, Around Bella Abzug Park / Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea /  Recycle Your E-Waste / Manhattan Community Board 4 Full Board Meeting / All-New Dance, Music, […]

General Theological Seminary Delivers on ‘Committed to Regular Updates’ Vow Weeks Later, Upon Request

General Theological Seminary Delivers on ‘Committed to Regular Updates’ Vow Weeks Later, Upon Request

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Weeks after a public presentation during which General Theological Seminary (GTS) leadership detailed the thinking behind a Hail Mary pass to save the sprawling Chelsea campus from financial ruin, locals find themselves left largely in the dark regarding what’s going on behind closed doors—attached to buildings located behind fences and walls. […]

‘Mental Health and the Clubhouse Model’ is Focus of Council Member Bottcher’s May 22 Online Event

‘Mental Health and the Clubhouse Model’ is Focus of Council Member Bottcher’s May 22 Online Event

NYC Council Member Erik Bottcher’s “Policy Perspectives” Series Presents “Mental Health and the Clubhouse Model” An Online Conversation & Q&A at 5pm on Wednesday, May 22 Chelsea’s own City Council Member Erik Bottcher has made NYC’s mental health policy a priority since first campaigning for the District 3 seat. Bottcher advocates for a more nuanced, […]

This Week In & Around Chelsea: May 20-26, 2024

This Week In & Around Chelsea: May 20-26, 2024

Here’s What’s Happening This Week In & Around Chelsea Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea / Remaking Penn Station forRiders and the 22nd Century: An In-Person & Online Panel Discussion/ Inaugural Meeting of the 300 West 21-22-23 Streets Block Association / Programming In & Around Bella Abzug Park / 10th Precinct Community Council & Sector […]

PB’S Top Three: Council Member Bottcher Announces Trio of Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects

PB’S Top Three: Council Member Bottcher Announces Trio of Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | From Hollywood movie budgets to political hush money, a million dollars sure ain’t what it used to be. But don’t tell that to the champions of three projects that will be completely financed with their share of $1 million set aside by NYC Council Member Erik Bottcher to pay for Council […]

Six Feet From Stardom: My Life Spent Being Almost Famous

Six Feet From Stardom: My Life Spent Being Almost Famous

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | The entertainers featured in the Oscar-winning 2013 documentary 20 Feet From Stardom have nothing on me. I’ve gotten much closer than that! I’ve almost been able to taste fame, while self-sabotaging things just enough to underline my lack of superstar talent and confirm a seat in the bleachers. Some of this […]

Renovation Before Conversation, Says DSNY Re: Ownership & Function of Former Colored School No. 4

Renovation Before Conversation, Says DSNY Re: Ownership & Function of Former Colored School No. 4

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | The half-decade-long quest to landmark 128 West 17th Street—Manhattan’s only surviving example of a segregated NYC public school for African Americans—met with success last year. Now, the driving forces behind that accomplishment are hoping the building’s historically significant interior elements will survive by the time construction, currently underway, is completed. That […]

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