Posts Tagged ‘chelsea’

Busting Through the Lavender Ceiling

Busting Through the Lavender Ceiling
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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.


Chelsea Market’s Growing Pains

Chelsea Market's Growing Pains
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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.


Chelsea’s New School Goes “Glocal”

Chelsea's New School Goes "Glocal"
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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 […]


Parents at PS11 Get Creative Raising Money with the Chelsea Fall Festival

Parents at PS11 Get Creative Raising Money with the Chelsea Fall Festival
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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.


Batman Fans Wait for Chance at Fame

Batman Fans Wait for Chance at Fame
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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.”


Despite Job Growth, Plenty of Worry in Midtown West

Despite Job Growth, Plenty of Worry in Midtown West
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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.


Green Fashion Designers Make Big Screen Debut

Green Fashion Designers Make Big Screen Debut
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A series of short films featuring sustainable fashion collections premiered on a big screen – 30 feet wide, in fact – during Fashion Week.