My CoviDiary: The December Entries

My CoviDiary: The December Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other December content. Click here for the November entries. Click here for the October entries. Click here for the September entries. Click here for the August entries.  Click here for the July entries.  Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click […]

The Bermuda Triangle of NYC Sports

The Bermuda Triangle of NYC Sports

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | New Yorkers have been lucky with the Yankees—a somewhat stable organization with seasons of mostly winning records and a history of retaining its stars. I’m very thankful to the Steinbrenner family and current general manager Brian Cashman for bringing my dad, during his twilight years, a new generation of players that […]

Where Good and Evil Rest Peacefully, Together

Where Good and Evil Rest Peacefully, Together

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | There have been a lot of protests of statues that are scattered in prominent places across our nation. To many people, these statues represent the courage, spirit, and conviction of our country’s forefathers, who fought for ideals of freedom—yet to others, these statues celebrate the sheer ugliness of humanity. There are […]

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

My CoviDiary: The July Entries

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, find the latest diary entry, then other July content. Click here for the June entries. Click here for the May entries. Click here for the April entries. Click here for all March entries . My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. Oh, and by the […]

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Unpacking Brown Boy Misogyny

Context: This past week, hundreds of brown girls in NYC (some anonymously, some not) shared their sexual assault stories on Instagram and Twitter, and the culprits were all brown boys (South Asian descent, mainly). Chelsea Community News’ Summer 2020 intern and contributing reporter, Hiba Sohail, wrote an essay unpacking brown boy misogyny for her blog, […]

New Broken Window Policy Adds To An Urgency of Exodus

New Broken Window Policy Adds To An Urgency of Exodus

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | The exodus of city residents has already begun. With the combination of working remotely now the norm, the fear of future deadly diseases, and the recent civil unrest that included widespread looting to vulnerable sections of New York City, including Chelsea, people are moving to the suburbs like never before. It […]

A Return to Gridlock as the City Reopens?

A Return to Gridlock as the City Reopens?

BY CHRISTINE BERTHET, CO-FOUNDER OF CHEKPEDS | The COVID-19 quarantine has made us all aware of how wonderful New York can be: How clean and fresh the air has been, how quiet without gridlock blocking EMS, and without too many cars! Most significantly, there were no pedestrian fatalities in the last two months in Manhattan[1]. […]

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