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Mayor Defers to Health Commissioner on Chelsea Clinic Snafu 

Mayor Defers to Health Commissioner on Chelsea Clinic Snafu 

BY DUNCAN OSBORNE | When Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at a World AIDS Day event this past December 1, he boldly endorsed a plan to reduce new HIV infections in New York from the current roughly 3,000 annually to 750 a year by 2020. “Hope will never be silent, and that’s what you’ve all proven,” […]

Long-lost Hitchcock Holocaust film to show at Jewish museum

Long-lost Hitchcock Holocaust film to show at Jewish museum

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  On Tues., May 19, the Museum of Jewish Heritage will premiere a never-before-seen 1945 documentary directed by Alfred Hitchcock. However, unlike a typical film by the master of suspense, this isn’t a psychological thriller that will leave viewers wondering until the mystery is finally unraveled at the last minute. Rather, the […]

Police Release Photo, New Video of Man Sought in Chelsea Attack

Police Release Photo, New Video of Man Sought in Chelsea Attack

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Late in the afternoon on May 7, the New York Police Department released a photo and new video footage of a man sought in connection with an assault on two gay men at the Dallas BBQ in Chelsea two days earlier. The NYPD release described the man sought as a light-skinned black […]

Flower Power for Little Sprouts

Flower Power  for Little Sprouts

On April 24, Arbor Day, the Ryan Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center (10th Ave. at W. 46th St.) hosted second-graders from nearby PS111. Among those spending time with the youngsters were Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and CEO/President of Ryan Health Network, Brian McIndoe, along with other staff and doctors of Ryan Health. Together, they […]

The Local Angle on I Love My Park Day

The Local Angle on I Love My Park Day

The winter weather’s finally been broken, and springtime seems here to stay. What better way to celebrate the warm weather than by spending time outdoors? And where better to spend that time than at your local park? Individuals interested in venturing outside and reacquainting themselves with nature after this long, cold winter have the perfect […]

Live from New York, it’s Opening Night!

Live from New York,  it’s Opening Night!

Under the watchful eye of festival co-founder Robert De Niro, comedy and music icons walked the Beacon Theatre’s red carpet prior to the world premiere of the Saturday Night Live documentary “Live From New York!” Tickets to April 15’s Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Opening Night Gala were in short supply. Comped, we presume, were these […]

That Mid-’70s Show: Spring’s First Warm Day on the High Line

That Mid-’70s Show: Spring’s  First Warm Day on the High Line

Somewhere between bitter cold and oppressively hot is that fleeting sweet spot known as “Springtime in New York.” Photographer Jenny Rubin captured these images on and around the High Line, this past Saturday — when the high temp hit 76.1 degrees Fahrenheit.  

At the Crossroads of Affordability and Exclusivity

At the Crossroads of Affordability and Exclusivity

BY COREY JOHNSON  |  New York City is at a crossroads. With change happening all around us, the decisions we make today will affect New Yorkers for generations to come. Are we going to be a city of luxury housing, with part-time residents from around the globe, where only the very wealthy need apply? Or, […]

Education and Entertainment in Hudson River Park

Education and Entertainment  in Hudson River Park

BY MADELYN WILS  |  On June 20, hundreds of children from the New York City Housing Authority’s Chelsea Eliot and Fulton Houses will join their families in Hudson River Park. The youths will be showcasing their homemade water filters and plankton models at Maker Mania, the culmination of the Hudson River Park Trust’s month-long estuary engagement initiative […]

Two Sure Things, Sight Unseen

Two Sure Things, Sight Unseen

“GRANDMA” Take the well-traveled but reliable road trip formula, place Lily Tomlin behind the wheel of a vintage Dodge, put Paul Weitz in the director’s chair and charge him with helping his own screenplay. That’s reason enough for us to place this comedy-drama at the top of our sight unseen, must-see list. Tomlin — who excels […]

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