Chelsea Precinct’s Pilot Programs Fully Funded by NYC Police Foundation Grants

Chelsea Precinct’s Pilot Programs Fully Funded by NYC Police Foundation Grants

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Sweat is the one price they’ll pay—and they’ll pay plenty—when 10 promising young people from our area find themselves immersed in a new NYPD program designed to help them realize their full potential as athletes. Chelsea’s 10th Precinct is picking up the tab for the free, two-week Summer Sports Camp, whose […]

David Bard: September 14, 1965 – September 14, 2021

David Bard: September 14, 1965 – September 14, 2021

Note: The following is reprinted, with permission, from a September 15, 2021 blog by Ed Hamilton, for his Living with Legends: Hotel Chelsea Blog (“The Last Outpost of Bohemia”). To access the original, click here.   BY ED HAMILTON | David Bard, beloved former general manager of the Chelsea Hotel, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, on […]

In We Go, On with the Show: Dance Taps on the Door of the Brick & Mortar World

In We Go, On with the Show: Dance Taps on the Door of the Brick & Mortar World

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | With great anticipation and some trepidation, we look forward to live dance performances, in Chelsea and beyond. Events are planned, rehearsals are happening, publicity flies through the air—and so does the coronavirus, so whether these shows will actually happen is anybody’s guess. In a spirit of optimism, we offer this preview […]

Chelsea Studio Tour Concludes Sunday, but ‘Resilient’ Theme Remains

Chelsea Studio Tour Concludes Sunday, but ‘Resilient’ Theme Remains

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | After a full decade spent operating as an arts collective whose identity was forged by the widely divergent ways of its members, the 70+ artists participating in the 11th Annual Artists’ Open Studios event are rallying behind a single theme meant to celebrate the timeless tenacity of the independent, working artist. […]

This Week in Chelsea: September 6-12, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: September 6-12, 2021

Friday, September 10, 10am-2pm: E-Waste Recycling on West 14th Street between 8th & 9th Aves. | This opportunity to part ways with cables and computers and keyboards consigned to collect dust in the back of your inadequate closet is brought to you by the Lower East Side Ecology Center and Chelsea’s own NYC Council Speaker […]

Good Work Grows on You: Scenes from the Chelsea Garden Club Tour

Good Work Grows on You: Scenes from the Chelsea Garden Club Tour

PHOTOS & CAPTIONS BY MISSY ADAMS | Last week, we previewed the Chelsea Garden Club Tour, an annual appreciation of work done by their volunteers, who adopt and tend to the mini-garends that sprout from pedestrian islands in the middle of Eighth and Ninth Aves. (click here to access that article). Garden Club member Missy Adams took […]

‘Key to NYC’ Unlocked: What You Need to Know About Accessing NYC’s Indoor Spaces

‘Key to NYC’ Unlocked: What You Need to Know About Accessing NYC’s Indoor Spaces

Note: The below info is from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. To visit the page from which content was taken, click here.  For Frequently Asked Questions (including what public/private venues/spaces are exempt), click here. Key to NYC is a policy that went into effect on August 17, 2021. Enforcement will begin on […]

See You Again Next Time: Regular Weekly Events and Ongoing Happenings

See You Again Next Time: Regular Weekly Events and Ongoing Happenings

Saturdays, rain or shine, 9am-3pm: Chelsea Farmers Market | Down to Earth Farmers Markets has once again put down roots in Chelsea (on W. 23rd St. near Ninth Ave.). By and large, it’s the same experience as it’s always been (fresh products, friendly people), albeit with a few notable nods to pandemic protocol: If you have not […]