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Major Movement on Micro-Park Plans

Major Movement on Micro-Park Plans

BY SEAN EGAN | Last week, the highly anticipated and hard-won 20th Street Park took a decisive step to becoming a reality, with the revealing of rough plans for the green space that will be built on a former Department of Sanitation site between Sixth and Seventh Aves. At the July 15 meeting of the […]

Hell’s Kitchen Won’t Yield to Bus Terminal Turmoil

Hell’s Kitchen Won’t Yield to Bus Terminal Turmoil

BY SEAN EGAN | The future of Hell’s Kitchen, along with millions of commuters, is in a state of flux, as The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey continues ahead with its plan to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT), even as residents and politicians speak out against the project and […]

Height Victory Makes Fence Advocates Stand Tall

Height Victory Makes Fence Advocates Stand Tall

BY SEAN EGAN | Last week, it was revealed that the NYC Parks Department has agreed to let the fence at Clement Clarke Moore Park (10th Ave., btw. W. 21st & W. 22nd Sts.) remain at its current height of seven feet — providing an example of how community advocacy can influence city-laid plans. This […]

Pokémon Go, From the High Line to the Hudson

Pokémon Go, From the High Line to the Hudson

BY JANE ARGODALE | The new mobile device game Pokémon Go has taken the town, and the world, by storm, with more downloads in its first week on the iTunes App Store than any app before it. The game allows users to catch Pokémon out in the world using GPS, syncing up locations of Pokémon, […]

MTA Commutes L Train Shutdown to 18-Month Sentence

MTA Commutes L Train Shutdown to 18-Month Sentence

BY ALEX ELLEFSON | The apocalyptic L train shutdown is a go! The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Monday it has decided to close the train tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months in order to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. The shutdown, which will prevent trains for traveling across 14th St., will […]

Penn South Pioneer Eugene Glaberman, 87, Lived His Liberal Values

Penn South Pioneer Eugene Glaberman, 87, Lived His Liberal Values

BY ALEX ELLEFSON | Eugene Glaberman, one of the first residents in Chelsea’s Penn South Cooperatives and a longtime advocate for the community, died June 21. He was 87. Velma Hill, his neighbor and close friend, said he passed away at New York University Langone Hospital after suffering a heart attack.  To those who knew […]

A ‘Bending and Blending’ Artist Breaks Out

A ‘Bending and Blending’ Artist Breaks Out

BY EILEEN STUKANE | Chelsea artist Lisa Beth Older was having a moment when we met in the lobby of what’s still called the American Express Building, even though the company left this 65 Broadway address just over 40 years ago. Looking at her smartphone, Older realized that she had a buyer for another of […]

Police Blotter: Week of July 28, 2016

Police Blotter: Week of July 28, 2016

PETIT LARCENY: Clear skin, less than clear conscience | The presumably squeaky clean complexions of a couple of criminals belies their dirty deeds that wound up costing a Rite Aid (195 Eighth Ave., btw. W. 19th & W. 20th Sts.) a pretty penny. At about 11am on Thurs., July 21, two male perps entered the store, […]

Electeds Rally to Reboot PABT Design Process

Electeds Rally to Reboot PABT Design Process

BY SEAN EGAN | On the morning of Thurs., July 21, elected officials gathered outside the offices of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in order to formally call for the immediate halt of plans for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) — specifically the design competition the Authority recently initiated, […]

CB4 Designs Bus Terminal Plan Positions

CB4 Designs Bus Terminal Plan Positions

BY SEAN EGAN | The idea of a new Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) coming to Hell’s Kitchen is still weighing heavily on the minds of the members of Community Board 4 (CB4). Ever since the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced its desire to create a new, updated terminal in late […]

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