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Not Every School Aces the Lead Level Test

Not Every School Aces the Lead Level Test

BY DENNIS LYNCH | The Department of Education (DOE) has released the results of ongoing water tests at schools across the city, including from schools in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen that, in some cases, show elevated levels of lead in drinking water. Visit schools.nyc.gov/AboutUs/schools/watersafety.htm to access the data. In the search box toward the bottom […]

Hell’s Kitchen Groups Gather to Snack and Strategize

Hell’s Kitchen Groups Gather to Snack and Strategize

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | The wind whipped and wreaked cold havoc upon Hell’s Kitchen throughout Monday evening, but it did not deter neighbors from coming together for their annual winter gathering. On Feb. 13, members of the Hell’s Kitchen Commons — a loose alliance of area park and block associations — met at the […]

The Oblique Genius of Stanley Bard

The Oblique Genius of Stanley Bard

BY GERALD BUSBY | Stanley Bard, who passed away earlier this week at the age of 82, created the Chelsea Hotel as a place where artists felt welcome, had privacy, and could behave almost any way they chose. He managed the hotel like a casting director, and his choice of residents reflected an uncanny sensitivity […]

Head Fake: The Myth of Trump’s Crafty Competence

Head Fake: The Myth of Trump’s Crafty Competence

BY MAX BURBANK | “My fear is that [insert insignificant outrage Trump committed that you are paying too much attention to] is a deliberate distraction from [insert much larger outrage Trump committed that I, the much smarter person, am focused on].”—Your Facebook feed, every other post. A diversion. A distraction. A smokescreen. Trump is “The […]

Lorrie Goulet: She Puts Spirit in the Stone

Lorrie Goulet: She Puts Spirit in the Stone

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Lorrie Goulet’s New York studio, located in a townhouse in the heart of Chelsea, includes a stunning collection of work spanning seven decades. Set up on pedestals, her many sculptures tell of a life devoted to art. “I was always happy to be in the studio,” she explained, clarifying that it […]

What’s In While School’s Out

What’s In While School’s Out

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Midwinter Recess Week is almost upon us — and although the classrooms will be empty from February 20 through 24, there are still plenty of lessons to be learned. These activities at local theaters, museums, and libraries will keep cabin fever at bay while hammering home the point that there’s a […]

Police Blotter: Week of Feb. 16, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of Feb. 16, 2017

ASSAULT: Nightmare night at Dream | The employees of the Dream Hotel (355 W. 17th St., btw. Eighth & Ninth Aves.) got a double helping of knuckle sandwich on Sat., Feb. 11, as two separately reported incidents resulted in workers getting hit in the face. The first, occurring around 9pm, found a 30-year-old employee being punched […]

The Suspicious Samaritan as Model Citizen

The Suspicious Samaritan as Model Citizen

BY LENORE SKENAZY | If you see something, say something. That campaign, launched in New York after 9/11 and rolled out nationwide in 2010, suggests that anyone and anything we see could be out to get us, so our job is to immediately alert the authorities. What a wonderful way to turn kind, caring citizens into […]

St. Peter’s Weekly Prayer Vigil Promotes Tolerance, Civility

St. Peter’s Weekly Prayer Vigil Promotes Tolerance, Civility

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | The importance of community and civility were two themes at a candlelight prayer vigil for the nation at St. Peter’s Chelsea last week. “There’s been a lot coming out of Washington,” Reverend Stephen Harding told Chelsea Now before the vigil began. “It’s very easy to feel isolated, so providing space […]

Newly Forged Hell’s Kitchen Coalition Gets Cooking

Newly Forged Hell’s Kitchen Coalition Gets Cooking

BY JACKSON CHEN | At the first official Hell’s Kitchen South Community Coalition meeting on Tues., Feb. 7, members presented the previous months’ expansive survey results and began to plan their goals moving forward. The coalition was first ignited as the community’s way to respond to the lack of public input for the Port Authority […]

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