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 […]

Editorial Snapshot: Masks Only

Editorial Snapshot: Masks Only

BY DONATHAN SALKALN   Chelsea Community News is made possible with the help of our awesome advertisers, and the support of our readers. If you like what you see, please consider taking part in our GoFundMe campaign (click here). To make a direct donation, give feedback about the site, or send a Letter to the […]

Guest Opinion: Taking On Injustice in the State Legislature

Guest Opinion: Taking On Injustice in the State Legislature

BY NEW YORK STATE SENATOR BRAD HOYLMAN | I want to make sure you hear directly from me about the steps we’re taking in the State Legislature to combat police harassment and racial discrimination. The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis reminds us all of the police brutality directed towards Black people, who are three […]

Guest Opinion: Protesting a Pandemic of Hate

Guest Opinion: Protesting a Pandemic of Hate

A Guest Opinion Piece by Chiffon Dior | Tonight—Saturday, May 30, 2020—as the country continues to tear itself asunder to protest against continuous violence by the police against the black community, the United States finds itself without a president. I mean technically, he is still the president—and yet he has only managed to fan the […]

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]. […]

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 […]