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Greek Tragedy for Morons: A Trumpian Drama Tailored to True Believers

Greek Tragedy for Morons: A Trumpian Drama Tailored to True Believers

BY MAX BURBANK It’s about as close as he’ll every get to a Sunrise Service. At 5:35 a.m. on Sunday, August 5, our presumptive president took a moment from his 11-day summer golf vacation to tweet an admission that the statement he dictated for his namesake son, regarding the infamous Trump Tower meeting with a […]

High Fashion on the High Line

High Fashion on the High Line

PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS BY MION EDWARDS | On a recent walk of the High Line, fashion-forward visitors brought their own unique flair to all points of the elevated park — from its Gansevoort St. Meatpacking District origin to the final section’s W. 34th St. exit. There were bold prints, flowy silhouettes, minimalist looks, and admirably uncategorizabe […]

A Man For All Seasons of Treason

A Man For All Seasons of Treason

BY MAX BURBANK | Well, here’s a novel situation! It’s been more than a week since Trump met with Putin in Helsinki for their behind closed doors, super-secret, Best Friends Club summit, and it’s still in the national consciousness! I don’t think that’s happened since our Orange Emperor referred to a bunch of tiki-swingin,’ chino-sportin’ neo-Nazis as “fine people.” Turns […]

Renovated Film Forum to Feature Same Sharp Focus

Renovated Film Forum to Feature Same Sharp Focus

BY SEAN EGAN | “You know, we wanted to update the theater, we wanted to make it more comfortable, and certainly more modern,” said Karen Cooper, the Director of Film Forum (209 W. Houston St.). “But we didn’t want to throw the baby out with the bathwater. I mean, a lot of what Film Forum […]

‘Earth’ to Chelsea: At Weekly Farmers Market, a Harvest of Fresh Food, New Ideas

‘Earth’ to Chelsea: At Weekly Farmers Market, a Harvest of Fresh Food, New Ideas

BY MION EDWARDS | Located on W. 23rd St. just off Ninth Ave., Down to Earth Farmers Market holds true to its name by providing a laid-back outdoor shopping experience every Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 15. The weekend of July 7 was no different, as Chelsea Now had the pleasure of interacting […]

An Ode to Cattle Egret For Bringing a Little Wilderness to Our Penn South in Chelsea

An Ode to Cattle Egret For Bringing a Little Wilderness to Our Penn South in Chelsea

BY LISA RUIMY HOLZKENNER On a dreamy summer afternoon in July, I heard that a new avian creature Was roaming around our Penn South lawns, Somewhere between 24th Street and 28th Street So I wandered back and forth between both streets To meet our new neighbor, but she was nowhere to be found, Neither in […]

Chisholm Larsson: Poster Boys for Vintage Posters

Chisholm Larsson: Poster Boys for Vintage Posters

BY JUDY L. RICHHEIMER | Robert Chisholm, co-owner with husband, Lars Larsson, of the vintage poster gallery Chisholm Larsson (145 Eighth Ave. near W. 17th St.), shrugged off his own generosity. Two patrons wanted to buy postcards — Chisholm Larsson carries small and oversized cards, reproducing some of the gallery’s collection — but one had only […]

A Cruel Summer of Supreme Consequences

A Cruel Summer of Supreme Consequences

BY MAX BURBANK Monday night, President Trump ended the suspense and gave Brett Kavanaugh the rose. It’s hard to say just what about the young circuit judge Trump dug the most, except that it’s really not. The president’s “short list” was written by the Federalist Society — a cabal of noted, elderly, white male conservatives, […]

Fireboat Gets Eye-Popping Paint Job; Return to Pier 66a Pending

Fireboat Gets Eye-Popping Paint Job; Return to Pier 66a Pending

BY COLIN MIXSON | A historic fireboat that assisted emergency workers during the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has gotten a trippy new paint job inspired by an oddball camouflage scheme that was popular on the high seas during World War I. The John J. Harvey’s razzle dazzle paint job — a Public Art Fund […]

An Abundance of Pride

An Abundance of Pride

JUNE 24 PRIDE PARADE PHOTO ESSAY BY CHRISTIAN MILES