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Head Fake: The Myth of Trump’s Crafty Competence

Head Fake: The Myth of Trump’s Crafty Competence

BY MAX BURBANK | “My fear is that [insert insignificant outrage Trump committed that you are paying too much attention to] is a deliberate distraction from [insert much larger outrage Trump committed that I, the much smarter person, am focused on].”—Your Facebook feed, every other post. A diversion. A distraction. A smokescreen. Trump is “The […]

Lorrie Goulet: She Puts Spirit in the Stone

Lorrie Goulet: She Puts Spirit in the Stone

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN | Lorrie Goulet’s New York studio, located in a townhouse in the heart of Chelsea, includes a stunning collection of work spanning seven decades. Set up on pedestals, her many sculptures tell of a life devoted to art. “I was always happy to be in the studio,” she explained, clarifying that it […]

What’s In While School’s Out

What’s In While School’s Out

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Midwinter Recess Week is almost upon us — and although the classrooms will be empty from February 20 through 24, there are still plenty of lessons to be learned. These activities at local theaters, museums, and libraries will keep cabin fever at bay while hammering home the point that there’s a […]

Preserving Affordability at Penn South

Preserving Affordability at Penn South

BY COUNCILMEMBER COREY JOHNSON | Since taking office in 2014, one of my highest priorities has been to preserve and create affordable housing in Council District 3. This is absolutely essential if we are to address our housing crisis and retain a viable middle and working class. A big part of that effort involves preserving […]

Creamline’s Second Store is a Sweet Addition to Seventh

Creamline’s Second Store is a Sweet Addition to Seventh

BY DENNIS LYNCH | The owners of Chelsea Market staple Creamline have opened a new location in the heart of Chelsea that serves the same choice American classics that’s made it a favorite at the iconic food hall. Hunger and thirst in tow, Chelsea Now went to check out the new joint and chat with […]

Ship of State Meets Tip of Iceberg: Trump’s First 100 Hours

Ship of State Meets Tip of Iceberg: Trump’s First 100 Hours

BY MAX BURBANK FRIDAY: JANUARY 20, 2017 12:00 p.m. | Donald John Trump takes the oath of office, becoming the 45th President of the United States of America. Kellyanne Conway sports respectful attire for American Democracy’s funeral, cosplaying as a sexy Revolutionary War soldier. In a secret room deep below Trump International Hotel DC (the […]

Praising the Faith and Forgiveness of Detective Steven McDonald

Praising the Faith and Forgiveness of Detective Steven McDonald

BY FRANK MEADE | It was sad, but triumphant, day here in the city last Friday, as more than a mile of Fifth Avenue en route to St. Patrick’s Cathedral was closed down for the funeral procession of a police detective and servant of the people of the City of New York, who died on […]

All Dolled Up for Operation Orange Don

All Dolled Up for Operation Orange Don

BY MAX BURBANK | On Friday, January 20, our long national plummet down the rabbit hole comes to an end, and all signs point to a very hard landing in Wonderland. Congress and the president-elect have promised to “hit the ground running” — but that rarely happens when your chute fails to open on the […]

On MLK Day, Remembering Penn South’s Bayard Rustin

On MLK Day, Remembering Penn South’s Bayard Rustin

BY COUNCILMEMBER COREY JOHNSON | On January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we honor the legacy of the man who changed history and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. But as many Chelsea residents know — although many may not — Chelsea was home to another towering figure in the civil […]

Bully for Bulbach: Block Association Honors Outgoing Leader

Bully for Bulbach: Block Association Honors Outgoing Leader

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | After more than 25 years of leading the West 15th Street 100 and 200 Block Association, longtime Chelsea resident Stanley Bulbach has stepped down as its head. “I want to be a good neighbor and I want to help the block association, but it’s time for new leadership, new blood, […]

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