Community Board 4 approved additional parking spots for a new residential building in West Chelsea, creating controversy among local residents.
The Women’s Building hosted a block party on 25th September in Chelsea, to draw inputs from the community about the redevelopment of Bayview Correctional Facility, a former women’s prison on West 20th Street.
On September 24, the London Terrace Tenants Association held its annual street fair as New York City seeks to reform festival rules.
Flower wholesalers in the historic 28th Street market are under strain from hotel construction and traffic but have no plans to relocate.
Two “intentional” explosions hit Chelsea on Saturday night.
Carmelita Tropicana performed at the High Line as the elevated park seeks to appeal to the local community through more diverse events.
New York’s Waterfront Alliance promotes new design guidelines for environmentally friendly and publicly accessible waterfronts.
Stores survive despite the impact of the High Line and the Hudson Yards development.
The New York Public Library’s oral histories project, Visible Lives, is now the nation’s largest audio archive of persons living with disabilities.
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.
Books of Wonder just celebrated its 35th anniversary as the oldest independent children’s bookstore in New York City. As businesses feel the pressure of gentrification, Books of Wonder has managed to stay afloat.
Specialty store Rock Star Crystals moves into a neighborhood where shuttered windows often line the streets, as mom-and-pop businesses find it difficult to find affordable leases in Chelsea.
According to a new report by City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office, public housing in New York has deteriorated in recent years, and some residents agree with this assessment.
Chelsea wall murals benefit the neighborhood in more ways than one.
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.
A haunting and mystical art exhibit debuts at Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea.
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.
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.
Ruth Shapiro, 86, is circulating a petition in the latest attempt to spur the Metropolitan Transit Authority into action over slow M11 bus service.
With gentrification speeding up and the housing authority’s plans to build private housing on its land, community housing advocates worry about the future of the neighborhood.
Parents were invited to make public comments on an elementary school rezoning proposal that would mean big changes for Chelsea and West Village families looking to began school from 2014 on.
Some clinics were left without power for almost a week and others lucked out and continued business as usual right after the storm.