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Women in Business, on Taking Leaps and Reaping Rewards

Women in Business, on Taking Leaps and Reaping Rewards

BY VICTORIA CALI & NICHOLAS ESPOSITO | It takes a passionate woman to become her own boss, and grow a business from the ground up. Here at the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC), we are recognizing a trio of powerful individuals who have crushed the stereotypes and crumbled the stigmas that once held them […]

Progressive Hell’s Kitchen Club Sticks with Cuomo

Progressive Hell’s Kitchen Club Sticks with Cuomo

BY NATHAN RILEY | Right in Cynthia Nixon’s backyard, just weeks after the actor and activist announced her Democratic primary challenge to Andrew Cuomo, the Hell’s Kitchen Democrats — a progressive newcomer on the local political club scene — voted last Thursday night to endorse the two-term governor for reelection. The club held its first […]

Wine as a Passion, and at a Good Price

Wine as a Passion, and at a Good Price

BY LAURA HANRAHAN | On a Friday night in Chelsea, Empire State of Wine has a constant flow of customers stopping in to pick up a bottle or two for the weekend. Owner Eddy Le Garrec expertly helps each client find his or her perfect match. Whether you’re looking to find a red to pair […]

Residents, Disability Rights Groups Sue to Stop L Train Shutdown

Residents, Disability Rights Groups Sue to Stop L Train Shutdown

NOTE: This article was updated on the morning of April 6, to clarify aspects of ADA compliance and NEPA funding. BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | It’s either “L yes!” or “L no!” — depending on your point of view — as a federal suit to block the city’s L train shutdown plan was filed in federal court Tuesday […]

Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Plan Seeks to Expand Affordable Housing, Green Space

Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Plan Seeks to Expand Affordable Housing, Green Space

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | The Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition (HKSC) unveiled a draft of their neighborhood plan at their Tues., April 3 meeting. “We are excited to share what we’ve been working on in the past year,” Rev. Tiffany Triplett Henkel, chair of the coalition’s steering committee, said to kick off the meeting at […]

10th Ave. Bike Lane Proposal Peddled, to Positive Results

10th Ave. Bike Lane Proposal Peddled, to Positive Results

UPDATE: The TPC letter of support for the proposal referred to in this article was approved by the full board of Community Board 4 at their April 4 meeting. BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | A proposal for a protected bike lane on 10th Ave., from W. 30th to 42nd Sts., has taken a step forward. […]

A Birthday Fit for a Princess — At a Pauper’s Price

A Birthday Fit for a Princess — At a Pauper’s Price

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | I strut through Union Square in my $750 cocktail dress, and take a sip from my $10 coffee, careful not to smudge my professionally applied lipstick. A gentleman hands me a free cupcake as I walk by. Other people give me food, cosmetics, and beverages because… I’m special! Am I a […]

Affirmations and Adrenaline: Singer Celebrates 60th with Port Authority Performance

Affirmations and Adrenaline: Singer Celebrates 60th with Port Authority Performance

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Broadway or bust, so the saying goes. Or… you could also sing near Broadway — in a bus terminal. Not just any bus terminal, that is, but the most famous and busiest one in the world. That’s what Jonathan Kuhn did for his 60th birthday, giving a 90-minute virtuoso performance during […]

New Yorkers Stand in Solidarity with DC March for Our Lives

New Yorkers Stand in Solidarity with DC March for Our Lives

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | They couldn’t get to the epic march in Washington on March 24, but 175,000 New Yorkers rallied here in solidarity against gun violence in the March for Our Lives. This youth-led movement was sparked by the February 14 shooting of 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in […]

West Siders Get on the Bus to March for Our Lives

West Siders Get on the Bus to March for Our Lives

BY SAM BLEIBERG | Manhattanites made their voices heard on the national stage last Saturday, when a charter bus took them from Chelsea to the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. Motivated by a common interest to end gun violence, the group began in the early hours of the morning. With signs in tow, […]