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USPS Preps For Old Chelsea Station Temporary Relocation

USPS Preps For Old Chelsea Station Temporary Relocation

BY DENNIS LYNCH | The US Postal Service (USPS) plans to temporarily relocate its operations at the Old Chelsea Station (OCS) on W. 18th St. — possibly less than 1,000 feet away, to 143 W. 19th St. — while a developer builds a condominium space atop OCS, according to a letter the agency sent to […]

Ace the De-Stress Test at Chelsea’s Best Recharging Stations

Ace the De-Stress Test at Chelsea’s Best Recharging Stations

BY MARIA DIAZ | Working long hours all week long, week in and week out, can leave us feeling quite accomplished — but exhausted. More than likely, many of us aren’t able to hop on a jet to escape to a far off island mid-work week (or even on weekends) for some much-needed rest and […]

Throwback Vibe is New Club’s Groove

Throwback Vibe is New Club’s Groove

BY SEAN EGAN | “I spent a lot of time going out, checking out the nightlife in the city, and just not seeing any venues that really cater to a slightly older crowd,” explained Jeff Wittels. “I wanted to bring this back to New York.” This line of thinking resulted in the forthcoming Retroclubnyc — […]

Chelsea Hotel Heyday Denizen Remembers Stanley Bard

Chelsea Hotel Heyday Denizen Remembers Stanley Bard

BY MARY REINHOLZ | The old red-brick building on the West Side of Downtown Manhattan was once home to luminaries like Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Joni Mitchell and any number of wannabes and miscreants who needed an affordable place to crash. This onetime crucible of creativity is nearly empty now, a ghostly construction site as […]

Police Blotter: Week of March 16, 2017

Police Blotter: Week of March 16, 2017

PETIT LARCENY: Get thee to a shrubbery | It seems as though the fickle demands of the Knights Who Say “Ni!” have had a perceptible impact on our very own Hudson River Park. As a 50-year-old park employee reported to police on Fri., March 10, between March 3 and 8, some unknown party stole 15 inkberry […]

Stand For Tenant Safety: The Specifics

Stand For Tenant Safety: The Specifics

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | The following 12 bills, currently before the City Council, are aimed at improving oversight of building construction and renovation by landlords to prevent them from using that to harass tenants out of their homes. The measures, first introduced in 2015, are sponsored by 11 councilmembers and supported by Stand for Tenant Safety […]

No Bones About It: Esposito Meat Market Endures

No Bones About It: Esposito Meat Market Endures

BY DENNIS LYNCH | Hell’s Kitchen has changed a lot over the last 100 years, but there’s one institution on W. 38th St. that’s changed very little, and aged very well. Esposito Meat Market, a traditional Italian butcher shop run by the family from which it takes its name, is still sending locals home with […]

Mission Affordable: Survey a Start for Better Grocery Shopping Options

Mission Affordable: Survey a Start for Better Grocery Shopping Options

BY DENNIS LYNCH | Activists, advocates, and frustrated consumers are seeking to establish a task force that would address the lack of affordable supermarkets in the area, which, they say, has negatively affected the rapidly changing neighborhood’s low-income residents — particularly those in public housing, seniors, and rent-regulated tenants. Chelsea resident and Hudson Guild volunteer […]

Food for Thought on Eating Out

Food for Thought on Eating Out

BY MARIA DIAZ | In the midst of hectic schedules and the bustle of our city, there is one thing true New Yorkers will always find time for: a flavorful meal, in a pleasant setting. Perhaps that’s why so many of us self-identify as “foodies” — because there is such an abundance of gastronomic possibilities […]

CB4 Provides ‘Office Hours’ for Small Business Owners

CB4 Provides ‘Office Hours’ for Small Business Owners

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Office hours are no longer for students only: Community Board 4 (CB4) is taking the concept of drop-in consultation, partnering with NYC Business Solutions, and providing one-on-one “Office Hours” strategy sessions for small business owners and those looking to start one. For Melissa Lee Dymock, owner of Dymock Work, the […]