Reader Comments

Reader Comments

Re: The 10 Most Annoying Types of People in the Pandemic (May 4, 2020) “Hey, Michael! Good to see you here!”–Elizabeth Zimmer “You forgot 7PM clap for caregivers who blast crappy music out windows from 6:45 to 7.”–Aphra Behn ” ‘Conspiracy theorist’ is the CIAs word for “Free Thinkers.’ “–Nick “You are a local treasure!”–Richard […]

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

Letters to The Editor: Week of April 20, 2020

To The Editor: I can’t say that Judy Richheimer and I were close friends. It was, unfortunately, more the typical New York type of thing where you’ve seen someone for a long time, but the closest you ever got to “friendship” was smiling, saying, “Hi” as you passed on the street, and every so often […]

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

Letters to The Editor: The Jimmy Campbell Edition

The following are reader comments on our April 10, 2020 tribute to the late Jimmy Campbell, a longtime Chelsea resident. To read the tribute, click here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Jim Campbell was my godfather. I knew him my entire life–he was dear friends with my parents, Diane and George Sukol (both also from NY), but really, Jim […]

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Letters to the Editor: The Judy Richheimer Edition (comments culled from reader comments)

Re: “Losing a Chelsea Hero: Judy Richheimer Remembered as a Relentless Activist, Journalist, Friend” (3/30/2020) I am a longtime Chelsea resident, but first became acquainted with Judy when she began writing and interviewing for her series in Chelsea Now on disability advocacy and the campaign for subway accessibility for people with disabilities, “elevators for everyone.” […]

Reader Comments: Week of July 29, 2019

Reader Comments: Week of July 29, 2019

Re: Chelsea Green Charms Neighborhood, After Years of Grassroots Efforts (news, July 26, 2019): A beautiful day to open the very beautiful Chelsea Green park. It was a delight to see little kids frolicking in the miniature sprinklers, which are just the perfect size for them. There was a veritable parking lot of strollers at […]

Reader Comments: Week of July 22, 2019

Reader Comments: Week of July 22, 2019

Re: CB4 Proposal Counters NYCHA’s Vision for Demolition at Fulton Houses (news, July 19, 2019) The whole concept of selling off publicly owned properties to private developers in order to get cash to maintain other public properties is fundamentally wrong. What could be more shortsighted? Public housing, like public parks, should be maintained by taxpayers. […]

Letters and Reader Comments: June 2019

Letters and Reader Comments: June 2019

Dear Editor The construction of yet another upscale apartment building in Chelsea is not only inconveniencing people; it is also endangering them. On the northwest corner of 14th Street and 6th Avenue, the sidewalk has been closed. A narrow space in the street has been set aside for pedestrians and bikes (see photo). The pedestrian […]

Letters and Reader Comments: Week of May 13, 2019

Letters and Reader Comments: Week of May 13, 2019

Re: To Protect, Preserve Tin Pan Alley, Landmarking is a Must Dear Editor: I am writing regarding Ms. Greenspan’s recent article on Tin Pan Alley. The significance of Tin Pan Alley cannot be overstated. It represents the early days of American music, which has contributed to American life and culture in many ways. Jazz is an original African American […]