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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 […]

High Line Seeks Volunteers, to Clean and Clear

High Line Seeks Volunteers, to Clean and Clear

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 are […]

Frigid Temps Don’t Distract from Confronting Cold Reality

Frigid Temps Don’t Distract from Confronting Cold Reality

Come rain, shine or Polar Vortex, cold, you can count on seeing Chelsea Neighbors United to End the War on the northwest corner of Eighth Avenue and 24th Street — every Tuesday, from 6-7pm. What began as a response to the Iraq War has grown to encompass Afghanistan and other wars. It will continue, they […]

At Penn South, Fragile Ceramics for a Solid Cause

At Penn South, Fragile Ceramics for a Solid Cause

Face facts, lazy Santa. It’ll take most of 2014 to repair your reputation if the best gift you can come up with is some impersonal piece of functional art from Pier 1 Imports. To the rescue, in the Saint Nick of time, comes the Annual Penn South Ceramics Studio Holiday Sale. It’s a great opportunity […]

Chelsea Voters Weigh in on the Fine Print

Chelsea Voters Weigh in on the Fine Print

When Chelsea Now stopped by West 18th Street’s Bayard Rustin High School on the morning of November 5, there was little tension in the air as to who our next mayor would be. As with much of the city’s electorate, not a single person in our informal poll came to the polls intent on voting […]

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