Now in its 16th year the Affordable Art Fair opened its doors at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea from September 28 through October 2 to aspiring and established art enthusiasts and collectors featuring 500 artists.
Manhattan Plaza Tenants Association held its sixth annual Block Sale in Hell’s Kitchen.
The Detectives Endowment Association canteen truck is among the first to respond to a crisis in New York City, helping to support the servicemen and women who support New York City.
Educators who work with homeless, trafficked, or exploited youth face daily challenges that extend far beyond the classroom.
This year’s New York Comic Con attracted its largest crowd ever, furthering the evidence that society has become more accepting of “nerds.”
The Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen Business Improvement District is inching closer to acquiring a sole source license for park commerce, but not everyone in the community is happy.
A local law requiring the New York Police Department and Department of Education to provide information about school safety policies – including the number of metal detectors in schools – was signed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Oct. 13.
In mid-September, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to bring computer science education to all of the city’s public schools within the next 10 years. Computer science, the study of how computers and their programs are created, is a complex subject, but an integral one as the worldwide economy becomes increasingly […]
The London Terrace, a historic pre-war apartment complex in West Chelsea, hosted its 23rd annual street fair in late September. Although the fair is beloved by the community, it is struggling to stay afloat because of city-mandated fees for street fair organizers.
The MTA’s long-awaited plans to install elevators at 57th Street station have begun, to the relief of wheelchair-bound passengers.
Service organizations and Manhattan Family Justice Center work to spread awareness about the prevalence of economic abuse in cases of domestic violence.
Although adult literacy has gotten little attention in the past decade, organizations such as the International Center provide a variety of English classes for adults that encourage conversation.
Acevedo & Associates, founded by young residents of the Robert Fulton Houses public housing project, tries to bridge the gap between the booming affluence of Chelsea and its low-income communities.
The New York Public Library’s summer reading program recently ended for the year. Readers can choose to log their books electronically or on paper.
Muslim group discusses Islamofascism and true faith.
French parents want to expand the French-Language dual language program in public schools in the New York City. With help and lobbying efforts from the French Embassy, non-profit educational organizations and parents who wish to send their children to learn French at public schools, the number of schools offering the program has increased steadily. And the program may soon extend to Chelsea.
As obesity affects almost one-third of the country’s children, school sports teams are passe, city needs more comprehensive physical education programs.
Community Board 4 “punished” the High Line Hotel for reneging on a deal it made to rehire workers, but now hotel management may be willing to follow through.
Despite the Anti-Defamation League saying that hate crimes rose across the city and state, catching the attention of state senator Brad Hoylman, reaction among rabbis and academics was mostly muted.
Over the past ten years, 25% of all off-off Broadway spaces have been forced to close their doors or relocate several times due to unaffordable rents and city gentrification.
Smoke-free housing efforts by the Manhattan Smoke-Free Partnership target low-income developments like the Robert Fulton Houses, where there are higher rates of asthma, but, change in these neighborhoods may come slowly.
Five dance schools were selected to participate in a dance contest hosted by The Radio City Rockettes. After learning choreography from the show’s scene, “Shine,” competing schools recorded their routines and posted them to Radio City’s Facebook page for fans to vote.
Ruth Shapiro, 86, is circulating a petition in the latest attempt to spur the Metropolitan Transit Authority into action over slow M11 bus service.
Cyclists pedal 275 miles to raise $606,091 to support Chelsea’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.