PS11 Construction Changing Sights and Sounds of Chelsea

PS11 Construction Changing Sights and Sounds of Chelsea

BY KRISTEN ANCILLOTTI | A familiar sight on W. 21st St. is about to change, at least for the time being. The 80-foot mural on the side of PS11 (320 W. 21st St. btw. 8th & 9th Aves.), entitled GIANT, must come down, as exterior construction commences at the school. While the construction is needed, […]

Monday ICE Protest Freezes Midtown Streets

Monday ICE Protest Freezes Midtown Streets

PHOTO ESSAY & INTRODUCTORY TEXT BY CHRISTIAN MILES | On Monday, July 15, at approximately 5pm, members of  Rise and Resist (“a direct action group committed to opposing, disrupting, and defeating any government act that threatens democracy, equality, and our civil liberties”) blockaded the intersection box of 42nd St. and 5th Ave. with orange safety […]

CRDC Panel Sees City Reps, Residents, Advocates Discuss Future of Fulton Houses

CRDC Panel Sees City Reps, Residents, Advocates Discuss Future of Fulton Houses

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | While the last of the June 20 thunderstorms had passed through New York City by the start of the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club’s monthly community meeting at Hudson Guild’s Elliott Center, a downpour of passion continued to pound the Chelsea community. The night’s panel program, called NYCHA’s Fulton Housing Debate, brought together […]

Pride March Path Through Chelsea, Properly Planned, Stuck the Landing

Pride March Path Through Chelsea, Properly Planned, Stuck the Landing

BY KRISTEN ANCILLOTTI | This year’s Pride celebrations held a special historic importance, as the 50th anniversary of Stonewall was commemorated and WorldPride was held in the United States for the first time, bringing in significantly more people than usual for June 30’s Pride March. The March took a different path than previous years, beginning […]

What to Expect, When Pride March Ends in Chelsea

What to Expect, When Pride March Ends in Chelsea

BY SCOTT STIFFLER Sunday, June 30 will see the end of an especially robust LGBTQ+ Pride Month, with NYC having spent all of June anticipating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, while welcoming an influx of global guests, drawn to the city by WorldPride. (The “Olympics of Pride,” it’s being held in the U.S. […]