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Friends Recall the Fierce Commitment of Doris Corrigan

Friends Recall the Fierce Commitment of Doris Corrigan

Doris Corrigan died at The Amsterdam Nursing Home on July 23, 2015. She was 87. A public memorial service will be held in the fall, where we all can celebrate her life. The following represents a portion of the testimonials and reminiscences we have received over the past week. Every thriving community and every enduring […]

District 3 Projects Get Discretionary Green

District 3 Projects Get Discretionary Green

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | It may be a drop in the bucket compared to the grand total of $78.5 billion — but the amount allotted to District 3 as part of the budget recently passed by the City Council will make all the difference for a variety of grassroots efforts and improvement projects. Each […]

Mixed Buzz on Pier 62 Beer Garden

Mixed Buzz on Pier 62 Beer Garden

BY ZACH WILLIAMS | An idea to put a beer garden in a family-friendly area of Chelsea parkland has aroused opposition and skepticism among some longtime residents who say public spaces should not serve private interests. The proposed venue would occupy a parcel of what is currently a large lawn near the carousal at Pier […]

A Night at the Museum for CB4

A Night at the Museum for CB4

BY EILEEN STUKANE | The sweeping view of sunset over the Hudson River brought an unusual grandness to the July 22 Community Board 4 (CB4) full board meeting. In the Great Hall of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum conflicts over parking spaces in Chelsea, community issues centering on the proposed bar Tipsy Girl […]

Appeals Court Tosses Out City’s Adult Business Zoning

Appeals Court Tosses Out City’s Adult Business Zoning

BY ARTHUR S. LEONARD | Introducing a significant new chapter into a two-decade legal saga dating back to the Giuliani administration, the Manhattan-based First Department of the New York State Appellate Division has ruled that the city’s controversial 1995 adult uses zoning ordinance, as amended in 2001, violates the US Constitution’s First Amendment free speech […]

Police Blotter: July 30, 2015

Police Blotter: July 30, 2015

PETIT LARCENY: Could not have been Yogi Bear Father-son bonding (and perhaps carelessness) cost a Bronx resident about $650 in lost money and property, when they visited Chelsea Waterside Park (btw. W. 23rd & W. 24th Sts. and. 11th & 12th Aves.) on Sat., July 25. The 28-year-old father was sitting on some grass when […]

DOB Pledges Action on Application Fraud

DOB Pledges Action on Application Fraud

BY EILEEN STUKANE | In February 2015, NYC Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters arrested 50 people who were indicted on bribery and corruption charges related to the city’s construction industry. Among those indicted property managers, contractors, building owners and “expediters” were a reported 11 NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) inspectors who were accused of taking […]

Unveiling a Sure Sign of the Phyllis Gonzalez Legacy

Unveiling a Sure Sign of the Phyllis Gonzalez Legacy

BY YANNIC RACK | It took years of effort by family, friends, elected officials and thousands of locals who singed the petition— but on July 18, the late Phyllis Gonzalez finally got her “Way.” At the northwest corner of 25th St. and Ninth Ave. — on the same block where she lived for over 30 years […]

#BlackLivesMatter, One Year After Eric Garner

#BlackLivesMatter, One Year After Eric Garner

BY ZACH WILLIAMS | A march from Columbus Circle in memory of Eric Garner brought hundreds of #BlackLivesMatter protesters to the West Side on July 17. One year after the Staten Island man’s death helped inspire a national movement against police brutality and institutionalized racism, activists acknowledged progress while pressing for more change. Speakers at […]

Garden Club Tour Highlights Pits

Garden Club Tour Highlights Pits

BY ALICIA GREEN | Held on Saturday, July 18 as a rain or shine event, this year’s edition of the annual Chelsea Garden Club Pit Tour had plenty of both — when local gardeners and their guests met at 9:30 a.m. to admire Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Avenue traffic lane tree pits that have been […]

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