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Full of New Features, High Line’s Final Act is a Natural Fit

Full of New Features, High Line’s Final Act is a Natural Fit

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The opening of the third and final section of the High Line completes a 15-year journey started by the Friends of the High Line and the surrounding community, while beginning a new chapter for a park that forever altered the way we view industrial architecture that dots the landscape. Joshua […]

High Line at the Rail Yards is a Whole New Chapter at the End of the Road

High Line at the Rail Yards is a Whole New Chapter at the End of the Road

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC, WITH PHOTOS BY JENNY RUBIN  |    The third section of the High Line opened officially on Sun., Sept. 21. The new segment is either: A. exactly like the other two, B. nothing like the other two, or C. a distinct part that fits with the whole. If you choose C, […]

St. Peter’s Restoration Built on Foundation of Outreach

St. Peter’s Restoration Built on Foundation of Outreach

BY EILEEN STUKANE |  When St. Peter’s Episcopal Church was consecrated in 1838, its bell tower was the tallest structure in Chelsea, which at the time was the name of Clement Clarke Moore’s family estate. In fact, Moore donated the land for St. Peter’s church and rectory — and ever since its inception, the church […]

Pre-K Slots Still Available in Chelsea

Pre-K Slots Still Available in Chelsea

BY JOSH ROGERS  |  There are many dozens of families on the waiting lists for pre-K seats at PS11 and 33 in Chelsea, including mine — but there is a full-day program nearby still accepting students. The Salvation Army NY Temple pre-K center at 132 W. 14th St. (btw. Sixth & Seventh Aves.) is off […]

Rally Protests ‘Unconscionable Harassment’ of 21st St. Tenants

Rally Protests ‘Unconscionable Harassment’ of 21st St. Tenants

BY WINNIE McCROY  |  At noon on Sunday, Sept. 14, the half-dozen remaining tenants of 222-224 W. 21st St. staged a rally outside their home, protesting the harassment they have endured since Slate Property Group took over ownership. It brought together elected officials and about 25 supporters, who held signs demanding the landlord stop forcing […]

Community Activities, Week of Sept. 25, 2014

Community Activities, Week of Sept. 25, 2014

BY SCOTT STIFFLER   |  TASTES OF NYC  It’s an afternoon of nibbling among the cobblestones, when chefs from some of the best restaurants in Chelsea, the Meatpacking District and the West Village converge on Gansevoort Plaza for the 7th Annual Tastes of NYC. All proceeds ensure the continuation of arts and enrichment programs at […]

Police Blotter, Week of Sept. 25, 2014

Police Blotter, Week of Sept. 25, 2014

Assault: E train platform A young woman who had just stepped off the the E train was making her way toward the 23rd St. & Eighth Ave. exit at around 8:15 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 16 — when she was approached by a male, unknown to her, who struck her in the left shoulder with […]

Rally Protests ‘Unconscionable Harassment’ of 21st St. Tenants

Rally Protests ‘Unconscionable Harassment’ of 21st St. Tenants

BY WINNIE McCROY | At noon on Sunday, Sept. 14, the half-dozen remaining tenants of 222-224 W. 21st St. staged a rally outside their home, protesting the harassment they have endured since Slate Property Group took over ownership. It brought together elected officials and about 25 supporters, who held signs demanding the landlord stop forcing […]

Pre-K Slots Still Available in Chelsea

Pre-K Slots Still Available in Chelsea

BY JOSH ROGERS | There are many dozens of families on the waiting lists for pre-K seats at PS11 and 33 in Chelsea, including mine — but there is a full-day program nearby still accepting students. The Salvation Army NY Temple pre-K center at 132 W. 14th St. (btw. Sixth & Seventh Aves.) is off […]

CB4’s Benfatto Tapped to Head Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen BID

CB4’s Benfatto Tapped to Head  Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen BID

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  The Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen Business Improvement District (hudsonyardsnyc.org) is moving forward with its main mission: to open, fund, maintain and operate Hudson Park and Boulevard, according to its new executive director. Robert J. Benfatto, Jr. spoke with Chelsea Now on Tues., Sept. 2 — his first day at the […]

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