At The Hummus & Pita Co., a Masterful Balance of Mediterranean Authenticity and Americanization

At The Hummus & Pita Co., a Masterful Balance of Mediterranean Authenticity and Americanization

BY SELAH ILUNGA-REED | Open for business in Chelsea since 2012, The Hummus & Pita Co.’s. Sixth Avenue staying power and ability to branch out across town and country comes down to its always fresh, generously dispensed ingredients. Although you can’t go wrong anchoring your meal with the two classics used to create its name, […]

Masks Still There, Alongside Glam and Flair: The Makeup Show Goes On

Masks Still There, Alongside Glam and Flair: The Makeup Show Goes On

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | A mere eight months ago, Chelsea Community News covered 2021’s Makeup Show, assuming that COVID masks as a fashion accessory were a thing of the past, and that a new year of full-faced, germ-free glamour was upon us. While many things have stayed the same, the world of professional makeup artistry […]

CCNews’ Online Community Communication Session Set for Tues., July 19, 7pm

CCNews’ Online Community Communication Session Set for Tues., July 19, 7pm

Tuesday, July 19, from 7pm-9pm, Chelsea Community News (CCNews) presents a Community Communication Session that welcomes commentary from the public while encouraging them to channel their time and talents into the challenging task of building a bridge between problem and solution. To that end, CCNews will provide information about accessing knowledge, equipment, and funding to […]

Renaissance Repairman in Close Proximity to Penn South Prepares to Close Shop

Renaissance Repairman in Close Proximity to Penn South Prepares to Close Shop

BY SELAH ILUNGA-REED | Whether it’s the original emergence or post-Sandy transformation of the gallery district, the rise of the High Line, the naturally occurring retirement community of Penn South, or the creation of Hudson Yards, radical change has long been part of Chelsea’s identity. Though change can bring about improvement, many small businesses and […]

Strawberry Fields for Sunday, as All-Singing Drag Brunch Comes to Chelsea

Strawberry Fields for Sunday, as All-Singing Drag Brunch Comes to Chelsea

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Drag and lip synching go together like drag and brunch, or brunch and booze–and although live signing is making some serious inroads as an arrow in the savvy queen’s well-packed quiver, not every drag performer born to entertain can belt one out at will and in tune. That takes a very […]

With Many Mask Rules Lifted, Last Year’s Makeup Show is Ready for Its Close-Up

With Many Mask Rules Lifted, Last Year’s Makeup Show is Ready for Its Close-Up

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | When lockdowns and masks became fashionably far-reaching, some people were happy that they had an excuse to let their appearance go. However, the cosmetics industry was in a pickle, with no one buying lipstick. With the easing or outright rollback of COVID-demanded precautions—including the wearing of masks in many indoor settings—those […]

Chelsea Table + Stage = A Unique New Neighborhood Venue

Chelsea Table + Stage = A Unique New Neighborhood Venue

New to the neighborhood and creating a buzz because of quite a few things other than just their killer cocktails, the two-in-one venue Chelsea Table + Stage (152 W. 26th St.) is as serious about its menu as it is its roster of performers–all brought to you in a COVID precaution-compliant atmosphere whose intelligent design sacrifices […]

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