chelseanow.com | Author Archives

Home » Entries posted by admin

Mystico’s Back to School Horoscopes

Mystico’s Back to School Horoscopes

Aquarius  Pencils down. You know everything you need to ace a test based on life lessons learned over the past few weeks. Proceed with confidence! Pisces  Like the lunchbox thermos that keeps hot things hot and cold things cold, your intelligent design allows for stunning displays of classroom (or workplace) versatility during the next full […]

Ask Aunt Chelsea, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

Ask Aunt Chelsea, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

Dear Aunt Chelsea: I quit drinking and drugging after my Freshman year, and I’ve got over four months clean and sober in a 12-step program. I know some cool students in AA, so temptation once I’m back on campus and going to parties again isn’t an issue. The issue is my girlfriend, who was so impressed […]

Just Do Art, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

Just Do Art, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  VOICES OF SWORDS  |  Rapidly aging members of Generation X and their somewhat younger (but by not necessarily youthful) Gen Y counterparts might find that the subject matter of Kari Floren’s latest play cuts a little too close to the bone — but they’ll be better off considering its implications sooner […]

You’ll Drink to That

You’ll Drink to That

BY LIZ RICHARDS  |  “More fringe shows should include a cocktail,” I told a friend the week before seeing “The Imbible” during its recent FringeNYC run. This show greets you in the lobby with one, a mixed drink of the playwright’s own invention called a Rusty Ale: India Pale Ale with a shot of Drambuie […]

Storytelling at Scratcher

Storytelling at Scratcher

BY PUMA PERL  |  Early last fall, this guy named  Bicycle Joe told me about some writer guy he thought I should meet. “He does spoken word just like you,” said Bicycle Joe. “And he’s opening for Television in a couple of months.” “Hold on,” I replied. “He’s just like me except that he’s opening […]

Letters, Week of Aug. 28, 2014

Green that E. Chelsea civic space To The Editor: Re: Letters To The Editor, July 31, 2014 (two letters in response to our “Secret Parks of Chelsea” article in the July 17 edition): I would like to remind Ms. Raccagni and Ms. Sukenick — who seem eager to dump more tons of concrete and steel […]

Protesters Seek Justice For Shootings

Protesters Seek Justice For Shootings

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Protesters gathered at One Police Plaza on Mon., Aug. 18, in a show of support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri, which has been rocked by the police shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, and to vent anger at the New York Police Department. Larry Holmes, of the People’s […]

Your $2 Trip to an Urban Oasis: Key Parks of Hell’s Kitchen

Your $2 Trip to an Urban Oasis: Key Parks of Hell’s Kitchen

The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God’s heart in a garden Than anywhere else on Earth. BY RAANAN GEBERER  |  These words, from “God’s Garden” by English poet Dorothy Frances Gurney, can be found inside a gated park on West 34th Street. Its narrow […]

Home to Pre-War Elegance and Post-War Exuberance

Home to Pre-War Elegance and Post-War Exuberance

BY LAUREN PRICE  |  The Upper East Side’s Fifth Avenue mansions were once occupied by families named Carnegie, Whitney, Pulitzer, and Vanderbilt. In time, large but swanky apartment houses in the neighborhood bolstered the impression of old money, as did the Ivy-League-type private schools such as Chapin and Dalton. Locals and tourists alike cherish the […]

No Victims, in Filmmaker’s Feisty Exploration of Dementia

No Victims, in Filmmaker’s Feisty Exploration of Dementia

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A lot can happen at a crosswalk. For writer and director Sharon Greytak, a resident of Chelsea for 32 years, an encounter while crossing the street changed her trajectory as a filmmaker. In the 1980s, Greytak was out of graduate school and relatively new to the neighborhood when she went […]

Page 1 of 83123Next ›Last »