After Fulton House recovered from Hurricane Sandy, Miguel Acevedo, the president of its tenant association, decided that he should hand out donations to those still in need, along with several volunteers.
New York City has organized the distribution of basic supplies for Hurricane Sandy Victims at the Chelsea Park soccer field on West 27th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, between 1 and 5 p.m. Giveaways were provided by the federal government and aid groups including the Salvation Army and American Red Cross, as well as […]
Chelsea was among the neighborhoods badly hit by Hurricane Sandy. The day after the storm, residents coped with massive power cuts while trying to get back into their daily routines. As of 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, there was no power south of 25th street. The much-publicized collapse of a building façade, […]
The presidential candidates talk about support for small businesses, but rising prices make it hard for Chelsea independents.
Rising rental prices have forced the Ali Forney Center, which provides services to LGBT youths, to open in Harlem in advance of closing its current Chelsea site.
Businesses near the third and final section of the High Line look forward to a spike in business with the new High Line segment and southern Hudson Yards redevelopment.
The art exhibit “We The People” has opened at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space on West 19th Street in Chelsea. The theme of the exhibit is the 2012 presidential election campaign. The show consists of art reflecting major political topics like health care and gay rights, that will help to determine the outcome of […]
Legislation that establishes a rent cap for people living with HIV/AIDS has been defeated twice — but with a new senator in place for the 27th District, which includes Chelsea, the long battle for affordable housing continues, with a third bill slated for a post-November election vote.
Over 13,000 New York City students and parents, who either did not have schools or were unhappy with their placements, turned to Student Registration Centers for help.
Many Chelsea galleries packed up and headed to Art Basel Miami Beach last week, widely considered the most important art fair in North America. But some galleries skipped the event this year.
Everyone knows about Rosie and Ellen. But have you ever heard of an equally successful gay male comedian? Probably not. Here, professors and professional comedians sound off about the issue.
Plans to ad a 150-room hotel and new offices on top of the existing Chelsea Market building have stirred up strong feelings in the community.
Three-year-olds learning Mandarin, middle-school students studying immigration and sharing science fair projects through Skype – Avenues, The World School sees these as essential to its mission of raising global citizens. But as the new private K-12 school in Chelsea prepares for its August 2012 launch, community members and Avenues staff have continued to discuss how […]
Chelsea’s William T. Harris School has a small but mighty PTA board. In an effort to raise money to keep the school’s crucial art programs alive, the group held its bi-annual Chelsea Craft Fall Festival.
On the first morning of October, hundreds of fans wrapped around a city block in the hopes of being cast as cops in the next Christopher Nolan Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises.”
The U.S. gained 103,000 jobs in September, a better number than many economists expected. But with unemployment stuck at 9.1 percent, the job market remains tough in Midtown West.
A series of short films featuring sustainable fashion collections premiered on a big screen – 30 feet wide, in fact – during Fashion Week.