Journey on Deck, for Tarot Readers and Receivers

Journey on Deck, for Tarot Readers and Receivers

  BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | As Halloween approaches, the mystical becomes a mere entertainment for the month of October. Arcane secrets are explored as a seasonal craze, then abandoned as thoughts of turkeys, Black Friday deals, and New Year’s debauchery swoop in. A ubiquitous appearance at Halloween events are tarot card readers. While noticeably more […]

Local Merchants Shine, in GVCCC’s ‘It’s Time for Chelsea’ Campaign

Local Merchants Shine, in GVCCC’s ‘It’s Time for Chelsea’ Campaign

Chelsea Community News is proud of our content partner, the Greenwich Village – Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC), for their tireless dedication to small businesses, old and new alike. As we emerge from the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic era, campaigns like the one you’re about to read about are more important than ever, in […]

Scarlet Envy Serves Red-Hot Songs and Sass, when ALLSTAR Livestreams from Caveat

Scarlet Envy Serves Red-Hot Songs and Sass, when ALLSTAR Livestreams from Caveat

Scarlet Envy—the Louisville, KY native, favorite daughter of NYC, and RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars Season 6 contestant (whose exit left us feeling very “uncomfortable” with the show’s host)—offers Gothamites an intimate performance made accessible to worldwide audiences, when she brings her solo show ALLSTAR to the comfy confines of Lower East Side venue Caveat. Last seen […]

‘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 […]

Regular and Real, Kashmir 9 is ‘Old New York’ Fit for the New Normal

Regular and Real, Kashmir 9 is ‘Old New York’ Fit for the New Normal

BY MARNI HALASA | A small business that we all must support is Kashmir 9. Located in lower Hell’s Kitchen (478 Ninth Ave.),  it’s one of the city’s best sources of freshly made Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. The food—they offer tasty curries, chicken biryani, and nan bread as big as a spaceship—is fantastic, and […]

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

District 3 Must-Sees: Aleta LaFargue, on the Living Legacy of Chez Josephine

Aleta LaFargue responded, when we asked all six New York City Council District 3 candidates for their favorite small businesses in Council District 3, whose seat they are currently in the running for. Watch this space for more from LaFargue and the other five candidates—all of whom encourage those of us who are able to […]

‘Takeout Flatiron’ Campaign Has Rich Rewards for Four Who Order

‘Takeout Flatiron’ Campaign Has Rich Rewards for Four Who Order

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Hot on the heels—okay, the curly-toed elf shoes—of December’s largely all-digital take on their annual 23 Days of Flatiron Cheer, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership has launched a new campaign encouraging New Yorkers to support Flatiron and NoMad restaurants impacted by the nearly yearlong lockdown, during which indoor dining came to an […]

Boilery Chelsea, Placed on Simmer During Pandemic, Arrives with Sea Legs

Boilery Chelsea, Placed on Simmer During Pandemic, Arrives with Sea Legs

BY WINNIE McCROY | To open the newest location of the popular seafood franchise, Boilery Chelsea, on Ninth Avenue in Chelsea. Things got stalled a bit, and then came COVID-19. Lee was shut down before he could even open. Fast-forward eight months, and New York City is tentatively beginning to re-open restaurants for indoor dining […]

For Outdoor, Take-Out, or Delivery, ‘All In Flatiron Dining Deals’ Deliver

For Outdoor, Take-Out, or Delivery, ‘All In Flatiron Dining Deals’ Deliver

“Restaurants across the city are struggling to recover from the unprecedented impact of the pandemic,” said James Mettham, Executive Director of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership BID, in an empathetic understatement that announced the launch of All in Flatiron Dining Deals, a new campaign featuring special online and in-person discounts from nearly 30 restaurants around Flatiron […]