When Chelsea Now stopped by West 18th Street’s Bayard Rustin High School on the morning of November 5, there was little tension in the air as to who our next mayor would be. But the six voters who participated in our on-camera interview had no shortage of opinions on Christine Quinn, Bill de Blasio, casino […]
We set up our camera on Eighth Avenue, between 22nd & 23rd Streets — then editor Scott Stiffler asked passersby for their thoughts on the race for mayor. Pictured: Tim Rollins. A professor at Chelsea’s School of Visual Arts, Rollins (who lives in the South Bronx) began his life as a NYC resident in 1975 […]
BY SAM SPOKONY | In the end, it was probably the respect he’d earned from local tenant leaders and neighborhood organizations — relationships grown strong through his time on Community Board 4 (CB4) — that propelled Corey Johnson to a huge win over Yetta Kurland in the September 10 Democratic primary election for the City […]
Just Kidding! Read all about the ever expanding march of residential developments up the West Side of Manhattan into Hell’s Kitchen, an interview with Corey Johnson, Aunt Chelsea gives it up, and more….in our upcoming issue of Chelsea Now.
BY SCOTT STIFFLER | A growing economic divide, the lack of a local hospital and the viability of Chelsea for middle class residents and small businesses were among the concerns that motivated locals to participate in the September 10 primary — according to an informal (but telling) poll conducted by Chelsea Now, as voters exited […]
BY SAM SPOKONY | For two people so ideologically similar in their fundamental concerns, the Democratic candidates for the District 3 City Council seat have proven increasingly adept at getting under one another’s skin. Corey Johnson, the current and twice-elected chair of Community Board 4, and Yetta Kurland, a civil rights attorney and activist, each […]
BY SCOTT STIFFLER | January 21, 2013: Before the final balloon made its trip from the rafters to the floor, more than one TV pundit had seized the opportunity to pivot from Obama’s inauguration to the viability of Hillary in 2016. Thinking so many steps ahead that you’re actually playing the next game of chess […]