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Letters, Week of July 31, 2014

What 20th St. NIMBYs need to know To The Editor: Re “Secret Parks of Chelsea” (news, July 17, 2014): I do not understand how “as part of their Affordable Housing plan, Community Board 4 has begun to seriously consider the long-standing efforts of Friends of 20th Street Park to convert a former Department of Sanitation […]

Letters. Week of July 17, 2014

Pipe down, Aunt Chelsea! To The Editor: Re: “Ask Aunt Chelsea” (advice column, July 3, 2014): Hey “Aunt Chelsea” — are you on crack now? That was the most self-serving, off the mark and, frankly, completely stupid answer I have ever seen in this column, and that is going some. How about a new career […]

Letters, Week of July 3, 2014

Letters, Week of July 3, 2014

Blockage on 22nd St.  Keeps on Truckin’ To The Editor: The ongoing problem with commercial trucks and vans using and blocking our streets has reached a dangerous level. Today [June 26], a fire truck was blocked from proceeding east on West 22nd Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, by an illegally doubled parked van whose […]

Letters, Week of June 19, 2014

Welcome, Down to Earth Farmers Market To The Editor: Re: “Easy Being Green: West Chelsea Farmers Market Now in Season” (news, June 6,2014): Thank you to the team at the Down to Earth Farmers Market for not only bringing to our Chelsea neighborhood the diversity of “home grown” fresh breads, baked goods, meats, poultry, fresh seafood, […]

Letters, Week of June 4, 2014

Letters, Week of June 4, 2014

Surrounded by gas, fed up with hot air To The Editor: Re: “Concerns Linger Over Radon Levels in Spectra Pipeline Gas” (news, May 21, 2014): I manage a small brownstone in the Chelsea neighborhood. It isn’t just cooking gas that concerns me. My building has five gas heating boilers and five gas hot water heaters […]

Letters, Week of May 21, 2014

Carriage Industry Has No Honor To The Editor: Re the April 22 editorial (“Ban Horse Carriages; Keep Citi Bikes”) and a May 7 Letter to The Editor from Shirley Secunda, chairperson, Community Board 2 Traffic and Transportation Committee: How Shirley Secunda can call herself an “animal rights activist” and then defend the abuse and enslavement […]

Letters, Week of May 7, 2014

Corporations sail on, as residents sink To The Editor: Re: “Number Crunching at the Core of Affordable Housing Squeeze” (news, April 23): The eviction process of the middle-income citizens has been going on for decades. If you build yourself from “poor” to middle-income like I have, and kept an honest income due to old-fashioned hard work, […]

Letters, Week of April 23, 2014

Letters, Week of April 23, 2014

Losing the unexceptional is unacceptable To The Editor: Re “LPC Likely to Protect Ladies’ Mile Buildings From Demolition” (news, April 9, 2014): When the Landmarks Commission protects banal buildings such as these two, they make the best possible, if amoral case, for no landmarking at all. There is nothing intrinsically important or significant about these […]

Letters, Week of April 9, 2014

Gene Feist memorial set for May 5 Visionary Feist was also a lookout To The Editor:  Re: Roundabout’s Gene Feist, and his Theatre, Had Chelsea Roots” (obit, March 26): Gene was also an extremely considerate person. For years every morning he knocked on the door of his neighbor down the hall, Esther Kishorr, to make […]

Letters, Week of March 12, 2014

Letters, Week of March 12, 2014

Cheers for CCBA’s coordinated effort To The Editor: Re “Improving Conditions, Through Combined Block Power” (news, March 12): Great article about how community organizations can work with elected officials, businesses and others to improve things. Thanks to Bill Borock and the CCBA for all of their efforts on behalf of Chelsea residents. Phyllis Waisman Where […]

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