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Jenny Around Chelsea

Jenny Around Chelsea

Our shutterbug eyes Chelsea Market, hears the call of Times Square

Spring: It’s Inevitable!

Spring: It’s Inevitable!

Lean and serene, Alice’s Garden (W. 34th St. near Dyer Ave.) is poised to return to the full-bloom splendor depicted above. If you’re interested in beautifying this or any of the other nearby Key Parks (or a patch of earth on the street where you live), then attend the First Annual Hell’s Kitchen Greening Summit. […]

Shine a Light on It

Shine a Light on It

Snow still eludes photographer Jenny Rubin, who did manage to capture some of the local holiday spirit while visiting Engine 3/Ladder 12/Battalion 7 (on W. 19th St., near Seventh Ave.) and the Robert Fulton Houses tree (in front of 419 W. 17th St.).

It’s Already a Wonderland

It’s Already a Wonderland

Yes, there’s no snow on the ground…and no, winter doesn’t actually start until December 21 — but photographer and comedian-about-town Jenny Rubin still found plenty of seasonal charm. Bottom to Top: the Union Square Holiday Market, The High Line Hotel tree and skaters at The Standard Ice Rink (below the High Line at W. 13th […]

Urban Flotilla Honors Harbor Heroes

Urban Flotilla Honors Harbor Heroes

The Chelsea waterfront was even more picturesque than usual on October 6, when over two dozen vessels took part in the Parade of Boats. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, the procession is a prelude to their annual benefit. This year’s Heroes of the Harbor Award Dinner recognized the work of Sims Metal Management, the […]

People’s Climate March Will Turn Up The Heat on Global Summit

People’s Climate March Will Turn Up The Heat on Global Summit

World Cup as National Pastime?

World Cup as National Pastime?

America once again flirted with the notion of having two sports it can call “football,” as FIFA World Cup fans packed restaurants, bars, sidewalks, and even the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge. Seen here on June 22 at The Ainsworth (122 W. 26th St.), Sandy Huang holds an American flag and leads the crowd in […]

Simply Sudsational!

Simply Sudsational!

Perched atop its container, this washing machine drum is functional only in the sense that it brings some welcome visual absurdity to the High Line. On view through March 2015, Yngve Holen’s “Sensitive 4 Detergent” is part of “Archeo” — a group exhibition about technology and obsolescence fully aware that it takes place amongst a […]

Garden Series Has Rhythm, in the Key of Play

Garden Series Has Rhythm,  in the Key of Play

You don’t need a green thumb, but you might need a key. Having already made stops at Alice’s Garden and Teresa’s Park, the “Playin’ in the Garden” program continues its trek through the hidden gems of Hell’s Kitchen.  Sponsored by Clinton Housing and CultivateHKNY, their self-described “Rhythm & Green Garden Series” brings live music and […]

Snow Problem At All: Volunteers Dig The High Line

Snow Problem At All: Volunteers Dig The High Line

  With its densely planted landscape vulnerable to rock salt and chemical melting products, the High Line relies upon old school shovels and push-behind brooms to clear snow from its narrow walkways. That’s where you come in, on the morning after a large accumulation. Once the Operations staff rolls out the snow blowers, drop-in volunteers […]

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