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Making Some Noise About After Hours Construction

Making Some Noise About After Hours Construction

BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  For those who’ve put down roots in West Chelsea, the impact of ongoing residential development is hitting home — early in the morning or late into the night, often at the expense of restful sleep and normal everyday activities. The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) allows construction to take […]

Secret Parks of Chelsea

Secret Parks of Chelsea

BY RAANAN GEBERER  |  Like much of Manhattan, Chelsea has a scarcity of green spaces dedicated to nothing more than the simple acts of rest or play. Clement Clarke Moore Park, the Penn South playground, Chelsea Park, Hudson River Park, and Chelsea Waterside Park comprise a handful of options. As part of their Affordable Housing […]

CB4 Strives to Balance Preservation, Progress

CB4 Strives to Balance Preservation, Progress

BY EILEEN STUKANE  |  Real estate development is transforming New York City with remarkable speed. The paradox created by holding onto the familiar while rapidly adjusting to the new was apparent at the July 7 Chelsea Land Use Committee (CLUC) meeting of Community Board 4 (CB4). The possibility of losing a vintage sign on a […]

Here’s to Your HealthPlex!

Here’s to Your HealthPlex!

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  The new Lenox Hill HealthPlex, at 12th St. and Seventh Ave., located in the renovated former St. Vincent’s Hospital O’Toole Building, was dedicated in a ceremony on the morning of Wed., July 9. The $150 million facility includes the city’s first freestanding emergency department — with no hospital beds on site — […]

Police Blotter, Week of July 17, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of July 17, 2014

Robbery: Strong-armed while soused While walking eastbound on the W. 400 block of 18th St. just before 4 a.m. on Fri., July 4, a young man was approached by two strangers who attacked him, then made off with his wallet and an iPhone valued at $270. The wallet was found nearby — with all of the […]

With One Million for District 3, Participatory Budgeting Process Begins

With One Million for District 3, Participatory Budgeting Process Begins

BY SEAN EGAN  |  Have you ever wished that you could have a real, direct say in how your tax dollars are spent in your community? That’s exactly what Participatory Budgeting strives to do — and on June 26, the office of District 3 Councilmember Corey Johnson held a meeting to spread the word about […]

CB4 Debuts Ambitious Affordable Housing Plan

CB4 Debuts Ambitious Affordable Housing Plan

BY EILEEN STUKANE | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 26, 2014  |  Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen will have over 11,000 affordable apartments — perhaps more — if the plan envisioned by Community Board 4 (CB4) is fully realized. That number would be achieved through changing an industrial corridor into a residential one, preventing current affordable housing from […]

Up With Down to Earth Farmers Market

Up With Down to Earth Farmers Market

BY CARLYE WAXMAN RD, CDN  |  It’s always exciting to stumble across a farmers market in your neighborhood. The idea that we can buy locally sourced produce makes us feel a little less urban, a little healthier, and can spark an idea to start or end the day off right. But besides knowing there’s beautiful […]

Acquisition Gives Chelsea Now 11 New Sisters

Acquisition Gives Chelsea Now 11 New Sisters

BY JOSH ROGERS | Jennifer Goodstein, the owner of Chelsea Now and NYC Community Media, and her husband Les Goodstein have agreed to buy the Community Newspaper Group (CNG), which publishes 11 community newspapers in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. “This is an exciting time as we expand to the outer boroughs,” Chelsea Now publisher […]

Community Activities, Week of July 3, 2014

Community Activities, Week of July 3, 2014

HEALTHY HELL’S KITCHENIGHTS How do you turn a kitchen into a gym? If you’re the West 45/46 Block Association, all it takes is a park, some top-notch instructors, and a group of neighbors who prefer their fitness with a little fresh air. “Healthy Hell’s Kitchenights” will turn Mathews-Palmer Park into an outdoor community center, by offering […]

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