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Sprawling YouTube Space Fosters Content Creation, Free of Charge

Sprawling YouTube Space Fosters Content Creation, Free of Charge

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | High above Chelsea Market, YouTube Space New York is a hive of activity, as video makers working in a variety of genres take advantage of a rare opportunity: free resources. YouTube is a video sharing website that allows users to upload, view, and share content. Along with large companies, independent creators […]

Stress Test Confidential: The Year of Living Trumpishly

Stress Test Confidential: The Year of Living Trumpishly

BY MAX BURBANK | Here’s a kind of interesting thought I think you’ll enjoy: In preparing to write a column on Donald Trump’s first year in office (well, since his election), I was reminded of that time back in 2004 when the History News Network surveyed 415 prominent historians asking who the worst president in […]

Chelsea Ceremony Pays Respect to ‘Veterans of All Generations’

Chelsea Ceremony Pays Respect to ‘Veterans of All Generations’

Revived in 2014 for the first time since the ’60s and observed every year since, this respectful gathering has reclaimed its rightful place as a Chelsea tradition. On November 11, you are once again invited to join in paying tribute to veterans, active duty members of the military, National Guard members, and reservists. The ceremony takes […]

Just Do Art: ‘Miracle’ at DOC NYC and ‘Literati’ at Caveat

Just Do Art: ‘Miracle’ at DOC NYC and ‘Literati’ at Caveat

“MIRACLE ON 42nd STREET” at DOC NYC | It’s got jazzy transition music and charismatic star power, plus its archival footage of seedy ’70s Midtown puts HBO’s “The Deuce” to shame — but this documentary on NYC’s iconic housing complex for “qualified singers, actors, dancers, and behind-the-scenes members of the entertainment community” comes up just short […]

Word on the Street from the 300 West Block Association

Word on the Street from the 300 West Block Association

BY ZAZEL LOVEN | On the balmy evening of October 18, the star-studded annual meeting of the 300 West Block Association — a citizens group active in Chelsea since 1959 — was called to order. New arrivals in the neighborhood joined us at St. Paul’s German Lutheran Church (315 W. 22nd St., btw. Eighth & […]

Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Marathoner: Why They Make a Run for It

Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Marathoner: Why They Make a Run for It

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Their challenge is the same — but for Gene Byrne, 63, of Hell’s Kitchen and Andrew Leibowitz, 27, of Chelsea, the path they’ve traveled on the road to this weekend’s TCS New York City Marathon is as distinct as the neighborhoods they call home. “I look at myself as a clarion call for […]

Public Art Project Draws on the Talent of FIT Students, Past and Present

Public Art Project Draws on the Talent of FIT Students, Past and Present

BY REBECCA FIORE | Brutalist architecture can be found all over New York City. The post-war minimalist movement, which peaked between the 1960s and mid-70s, was a response to highly refined and ornate buildings meant for the elite. Buildings such as the Guggenheim Museum, Kips Bay Plaza, and the Chatham Towers demonstrate a heavy use […]

City Council Race Talking Points: Affordable Housing

City Council Race Talking Points: Affordable Housing

The incumbent and challenger in District 3’s City Councilmember race were asked to weigh in on NYC’s affordable housing landscape, and then conclude with a bid for your vote. For info. on the Tues., Nov. 7 election, visit nyccfb.info/voterguide. The Future of New York City Depends on Affordable Housing | BY COUNCILMEMBER COREY JOHNSON (Democrat […]

Spooky, Kooky, Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun

Spooky, Kooky, Kid-Friendly Halloween Fun

HUDSON BLVD PARK KIDS HALLOWEEN HANGOUT | The emerging Hudson Yards neighborhood is scaring up some frightfully good activities for its annual event along Hudson Blvd Park. During two windows of opportunity (10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m.), kids can paint pumpkins, get their own faces painted, sip cider, and listen to spooky (but not too terrifying) […]

City Council Race Talking Points: Small Business Strategies

City Council Race Talking Points: Small Business Strategies

The incumbent and challenger in District 3’s City Councilmember race were asked to weigh in on NYC’s small business landscape. For info. on the Tues., Nov. 7 election, visit nyccfb.info/voterguide. Small Business Survival | BY MARNI HALASA, JD, MS (Eco Justice candidate; challenger) | It is no secret that one of the most important issues that need […]