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With Expanded Space, Alzheimer’s Foundation Broadens Its Scope

With Expanded Space, Alzheimer’s Foundation Broadens Its Scope

BY NATHAN DICAMILLO | The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is taking one more step toward becoming the “one-stop shop” for information regarding living with dementia and taking care of Alzheimer’s patients with the opening of a new Education and Resource Center at its Chelsea headquarters (322 Eighth Ave., at the corner of W. 26th […]

The Rational Act of Questioning Trump’s Sanity

The Rational Act of Questioning Trump’s Sanity

BY MAX BURBANK | “He’s an asshole, but he’s our asshole.” That’s how California Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) described President Donald J. Trump to a “Meetup” of the Riverside County Young Republicans, and I’m not making any of that up. Not the use if the word “asshole.” Not that a Republican congressman used that word […]

Proper Pup Adoption Proves Elusive

Proper Pup Adoption Proves Elusive

BY LEVAR ALONZO | There will never be another Bettie — but her doting caretakers, still mourning the dog’s recent death, are finding the process of adopting a new puppy every bit as difficult as living without the beloved Boston terrier whose love of carrying Chelsea Now made her a neighborhood icon. Bettie’s family said […]

Teen Summit Sets Its Sights on Social Justice

Teen Summit Sets Its Sights on Social Justice

BY REBECCA FIORE | With sweeping views of their neighborhood below and the open horizon before them, Chelsea’s elevated park proved a fitting venue for a Teen Summit dedicated to sharpening leadership skills, fostering social justice, and having fun. Hosted by the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC; part of Friends of the High Line’s […]

Architect Floats Pier55 Alternative

Architect Floats Pier55 Alternative

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Like so many Downtowners, a Tribeca-based architect is tired of the endless schemes for renovating and redeveloping Pier 40 that never seem to pan out. But now, with media titan Barry Diller poised to spend around one-quarter billion dollars to create a totally new pier at W. 13th St., Michael Sorkin […]

Police Blotter: As of Aug. 30, 2017

Police Blotter: As of Aug. 30, 2017

LOST PROPERTY: Belongings bolt from Megabus | She left her handbag under the seat, now there’s no getting over its loss. A 25-year-old woman reported to police that upon preparing to depart a Megabus around 8 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 24, at the northeast corner of Eighth Ave. and W. 23rd St., she could not find […]

Changing Times, But the Pier Remains

Changing Times, But the Pier Remains

BY REBECCA WHITE | Discussions swirled earlier this year about whether the Church of St. Luke in the Fields should build a new “mission center” for an LGBT drop-in center at Hudson and Christopher Sts. At the time, one prominent critic — David Poster, head of the Christopher St. Patrol volunteer anticrime group — said […]

Convincing Hell’s Kitchen Artists to Stay Put

Convincing Hell’s Kitchen Artists to Stay Put

BY NATHAN DICAMILLO | Janet Restino’s advice to young artists is that they live outside of Manhattan, yet she herself has been making art here since 1992. And she’s among the recent beneficiaries of an effort encouraging like-minded souls to maintain their base in Hell’s Kitchen. “A lot of the creative force in Manhattan has been […]

Joe Rocha, Comedian, 49, Would Hate This Tribute

Joe Rocha, Comedian, 49, Would Hate This Tribute

There’s nothing so sweet as a joke that lands — and whether carefully constructed or off the cuff, Joe Rocha knew how to hit his target. A staple of San Francisco and, later, NYC comedy clubs and improv theaters, Rocha died on Aug. 22, at the age of 49, of a severe lung infection; empyema […]

Mystico’s Eerily Accurate Horoscopes: Late August Edition!

Mystico’s Eerily Accurate Horoscopes: Late August Edition!

Aquarius You will decode winning stock tips from a new track dropped by a diva whose work you’ve long dismissed. Pisces Fabric store felt and flea market glitter provide the backbone for a pride-on-the-line art project challenge. Get crafty! Aries Beware the cheap motel room, for it often opens the door to an expensive mistake. […]