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It’s Safe to Stare Straight at Our Eclipse Photos

It’s Safe to Stare Straight at Our Eclipse Photos

PHOTO ESSAY BY CHRISTIAN MILES | Just a few blocks from where thoroughly enthralled office workers momentarily abandoned their desks to gawk, street level-style, at August 21’s solar eclipse, photographer Christian Miles mingled with those gathered on the sprawling deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.  

Momentum Begins for Moynihan Train Hall by 2020’s End

Momentum Begins for Moynihan Train Hall by 2020’s End

BY TAYLOR TIAMOYO HARRIS | Standing behind a podium and symbolically riding the track opposite his dire “Summer of Hell” prediction, Governor Andrew Cuomo confidently assured New Yorkers that a transit hub free of Penn Station’s notorious congestion and reflective of the city’s scale and sprawl is only three years away. “For decades, passengers were […]

Jewish Identity in the Summer of Hate

Jewish Identity in the Summer of Hate

BY MAX BURBANK | Growing up, everything I knew about being a Jew came from Woody Allen films and the movie version of “Fiddler on the Roof.” Sad, right? No Zero Mostel for me, my Tevye was Topol, for Christ’s sake! (See what I did there? Apparently, Jesus was a Jew. A lot of people […]

Disbanding a Homeless Encampment 101: These Are People

Disbanding a Homeless Encampment 101: These Are People

BY JOHN A. MUDD (President, Midtown South Community Council) | There is no avoiding them. Whether you’re bustling through the city or enjoying a leisurely Sunday, you are bound to step over one. You could simply shrug them off. You could eek out a pitiful sigh and turn away, uncomfortable with their discomfort. You could get […]

Charlottesville Casts Shadow on Trump Tower; Thousands Protest President

Charlottesville Casts Shadow on Trump Tower; Thousands Protest President

BY LEVAR ALONZO | President Donald Trump returned home late in the evening on Monday to a not so warm welcome. Several thousand people waited to greet the president outside his Trump Tower residence on Fifth Avenue chanting, “Not my president” and “Shame, shame, shame.” The president’s motorcade came from a different direction, bypassing the […]

Community Has Back of Chelsea Journalist Who Broke Wrist Covering Charlottesville

Community Has Back of Chelsea Journalist Who Broke Wrist Covering Charlottesville

BY COLIN MIXSON | Pepper spray, urine bombs, and even a broken wrist did not deter Sandi Bachom from documenting the hatred and violence that unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. When Bachom heard of trouble brewing down south, the longtime Chelsea resident spent $300 of her own money to fund a bus trip. Arriving […]

Few Options for Chelsea WIC Participants; Petition Demands Change

Few Options for Chelsea WIC Participants; Petition Demands Change

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | More than 150 Chelsea residents — and some elected officials — have signed a petition urging grocery store chain Gristedes to once again accept WIC vouchers at its stores. Italo Medelius is spearheading the effort to get the chain to take WIC, which stands for women, infants and children. It […]

Police Blotter: Week of August 17, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of August 17, 2017

PETIT LARCENY: Sorry Snoozer’s Bolt jolt | We can’t fault anybody for falling asleep on the ride from Maryland to Manhattan — but by all means, do your snoozing in an Uber or a Lyft car, or at least in the backseat if hitchhiking. Close your eyes and saw some logs on a Bolt bus, and […]

OUT IN THE OPEN

OUT IN THE OPEN

BY PUMA PERL Saturday night, August 12, 2017. Community Garden 6th and B. We make music, we make art. The events of the day reverberate.   Somewhere in this country, Someone’s making a picket sign, Someone hears the car crashing, Someone’s making the world’s best pizza. Someone’s living, someone’s dying. Someone’s pulled over for Driving […]

Transition from Innocence: How Chelsea Adapted to Cold War Concerns

Transition from Innocence: How Chelsea Adapted to Cold War Concerns

BY MANNY MARTIN | I am back at Chelsea Square Restaurant (at Ninth Ave. and W. 23rd St.) for some nourishment, and to collect my thoughts about “early Chelsea.” Who will be my server today: George, Herman, or Pedro? George seats me. As is our habit, we have a brief exchange about the political highlights of the […]

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