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Living Their Dream by Giving You Nightmares

Living Their Dream by Giving You Nightmares

  BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  Figuring out the distinction between a murder spree and serial killing is not something many would willingly dive into — but for Marzy Hart and Daniel Ferry, it was essential research for their YouTube web series. “Slice” follows protagonist Lily Drover as she fulfills her need to, ahem, […]

Hopper-Gibbons Supporters Prevail in Court

Hopper-Gibbons Supporters Prevail in Court

BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Preservationists scored a long-sought legal victory in an ongoing effort to restore Manhattan’s only documented and landmarked stop on the Underground Railroad back to its original height. The appellate division of New York Supreme Court ruled on Feb. 24 that Tony Mamounas, owner of the Hopper-Gibbons House  (339 W. 29th St.) […]

Just Do Art, Feb. 26, 2015

Just Do Art, Feb. 26, 2015

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART’S BRAINWAVE FESTIVAL Say what you will about Taylor Swift — but even haters have to admit her “Shake It Off” song has planted in tween hearts and minds the notion that the path to inner peace begins at the point where we let go of toxic thoughts. […]

Healthy Winter Comfort Foods

Healthy Winter Comfort Foods

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  (sweetnutritionnyc.com)  |  Emotional eating is a nasty byproduct of the long winter and its brutal weather. Did you ever get so depressed that the only thing keeping your mind off your real problem is a carton of ice cream? How about being so cold in your apartment at night that […]

Buhmann on Art, Week of Feb. 26, 2015

Buhmann on Art, Week of Feb. 26, 2015

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN   (stephaniebuhmann.com)  |  In the past, Lee has recast components of painting through a variety of experiments such as cutting, dismantling, slicing and sculpting. Testing the surface and structure of his canvases to the extreme, he questions their traditional physicality and the general sense of preciousness that can be associated with the medium. […]

Letters, Feb. 26, 2015

Chelsea landmark deserves its own ‘Domain’ To The Editor: Re:“Hopper-Gibbons House in Limbo as Legal Gears Turn” (web news, Feb. 5, 2015): “The 2005 DOB permit was never valid and thus could not be reinstated in any form” — that fact ALONE should rationally put an end to this. BUT NO! If that is STILL […]

Modified Pier55 Gets Park Trust Green Light

Modified Pier55 Gets Park Trust Green Light

BY ALBERT AMATEAU  |  The Hudson River Park Trust’s board of directors has approved the $130 million Pier55 project funded by Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg. The innovative new pier, to be located between the pile field of the historic old Pier 54, where the survivors of the Titanic landed, and the Pier 56 […]

Retain Newsprint Notification

Retain Newsprint Notification

The following is a letter from the New York State Press Association in response to a provision in Gov. Cuomo’s state budget that would eliminate the requirement to publish proposed constitutional amendments in local newspapers prior to an election. Instead, those proposals would only be published on government websties. Memorandum of Opposition Repeal of Newspaper […]

Progress Report: Affordable Housing

Progress Report: Affordable Housing

BY EILEEN STUKANE  |  The outlook for affordable housing in New York City can seem good or bad depending on your perspective, but there’s no denying that a lot of energy is being devoted to the cause. Just this week, Eric Bederman, spokesperson for NYC’s Department of Housing, Preservation and Development (HPD) reported to Chelsea […]

After Tragedy, Dogged Determination and a Happy Reunion

After Tragedy, Dogged Determination and a Happy Reunion

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A group of Good Samaritans, and microchip technology, helped to reunite a worried owner and his dog after they were separated during last month’s tragic shooting at the Home Depot in Chelsea. Morris Borock, a 77-year-old Upper East Side resident (and the twin brother of Council of Chelsea Block Associations […]

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