Through Feb. 12, NYC Restaurant Week Has Plenty of Local Catches to Put on Your Plate

Through Feb. 12, NYC Restaurant Week Has Plenty of Local Catches to Put on Your Plate

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | NYC Restaurant Week—which began on January 17—isn’t contained to a mere seven days on the calendar. The annual wintertime gastronomic go-to happens through February 12. Its prix-fixe two-course lunches and three-course dinners for $30, $45 and $60 are available at nearly 500 restaurants across all five boroughs—but we’re containing our coverage […]

Lion Dancing, Lucky Foods, Libations: Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pearl River Mart

Lion Dancing, Lucky Foods, Libations: Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pearl River Mart

Pearl River Mart Celebrates the Year of the Rabbit Saturday, January 28, 5-7pm At Chelsea Market (75 Ninth Ave. btw. W. 15th & 16th Sts.) BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Few among us can resist the promise of “Lion Dancing, Lucky Foods, and Libations”—and why should they try? That incredibly effective teaser (shamelessly “borrowed” as our […]

January 8 is Cinépolis Chelsea’s Last Picture Show

January 8 is Cinépolis Chelsea’s Last Picture Show

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | After six-years of screening first-run films and serving as one of the venues for the annual Tribeca Film Festival, Cinépolis Chelsea announced this week that its lights will dim and its doors will close on Sunday, January 8. Visitors to the chain’s website, Chelsea location page (click here to visit), will […]

Survey Seeks Community Input on Flatiron & NoMad Nabes

Survey Seeks Community Input on Flatiron & NoMad Nabes

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | “You are what makes Flatiron & NoMad the heartbeat of NYC. We would love your thoughts,” said organizers, in an early 2023 posting to the website of the Flatiron NoMad Partnership (click here to visit the site). Noting that the Partnership’s team is “ready to hit the ground running,” they’re asking the public […]

Chelsea’s Small Businesses, Decked Out for the Holidays, Beckon

Chelsea’s Small Businesses, Decked Out for the Holidays, Beckon

    PHOTO ESSAY BY CHRISTIAN MILES    The Triple Crown Ale House is an Irish sports bar located at 333 Seventh Ave. Located just steps away from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, they offer (according to the website) “indoor and outdoor dining” and “many excellent options that are exciting, flavorful, and satisfying! All of […]

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 […]