Childhood Imagination Gets the Royal Treatment at Let’s Dress Up

Childhood Imagination Gets the Royal Treatment at Let’s Dress Up

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Once upon a time, with no prospects for a happily ever after other than an open mind, Judy Famigletti moved to the Upper East Side. That’s where the 60-year-old grandmother with a Masters Degree in early childhood education and a knack for interior design channeled those very grown-up credentials into Let’s […]

Shop Like it Matters: On Black-Owned Friday & Small Business Saturday, it Does!

Shop Like it Matters: On Black-Owned Friday & Small Business Saturday, it Does!

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY: NOVEMBER 26, 2022 BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Your neighborhood thrives when you support local, independent merchants. Well said, isn’t it? Yes? Then we’re compelled to tell you we lifted that opening sentence wholesale from the Village Alliance (Business Improvement District), as stated on their Small Business Saturday (SBS) landing page. Click here […]

Female-Driven Short Film From Chelsea Residents Screens at SOHO Int. Film Fest

Female-Driven Short Film From Chelsea Residents Screens at SOHO Int. Film Fest

Filmmakers  Mischa Dani Goodman and Caitlin Simpson, both proud Chelsea residents (for years and weeks, respectively) have both done Chelsea proud, with the acceptance of their female-driven short film Unbridaled into the SOHO International Film Festival. Screening on Friday, October 7, Unbridaled sees producers Goodman and Simpson in lead roles, addressing in personal and universal ways the expectations put […]

Chelsea Left a Little Less ‘Convenient’ as 7-Eleven Exits Seventh

Chelsea Left a Little Less ‘Convenient’ as 7-Eleven Exits Seventh

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A busy and much-beloved 7-Eleven whose 2015 arrival initially seemed out of step with the neighborhood’s mom-and-pop shop density has withdrawn from its 194 Seventh Ave. location, leaving Slurpee-loving supporters longing for the old days. The national chain store’s departure is, unlike their single-dose packs of ibuprofen, a bitter pill to […]

Chelsea Man is NYC Region Honoree, at Annual Brain Injury Assoc. ‘March On’ Walk

Chelsea Man is NYC Region Honoree, at Annual Brain Injury Assoc. ‘March On’ Walk

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A longtime Chelsea resident who recalibrated his daily life and his locally based business after surviving a devastating brain injury will represent New York City as a regional honoree at the Saturday, September 10 March On for Brain Injury Walk. An annual day of solidarity and visibility created by the nonprofit […]

2 Wanted in After-Hours Break-In Burglaries at Seventh Ave. 7-Eleven

2 Wanted in After-Hours Break-In Burglaries at Seventh Ave. 7-Eleven

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men caught on tape, on two separate dates, burglarizing a much-loved local franchise that was one of the first to open their doors after the March 2020, pandemic-inspired statewide closure of non-essential businesses. Since then, the 7-Eleven at 194 Seventh Avenue has solidified its place […]

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 […]

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