Posts Tagged ‘Chelsea’

Rebellious LA Artist Causes Stir in Photography

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit

Art or prank? Joe Deutch blows himself up by Valerie Gladstone Los Angeles artist Joe Deutch has caused quite a stir. He was reprimanded at UCLA as a grad student for going before his class and playing Russian roulette, actually loading a gun and shooting himself in the head. Unhurt, he left the room and [&hellip
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New England Review Reading, An Intimate Gathering in Chelsea

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Books, Theater, Uncategorized

The Potomac Theatre Project (PTP) presented an evening tribute to Middlebury College’s New England Review Monday night, featuring five writers who have graduated from Middlebury and/or been published in the Review. The reading was the Review’s first in the City. PTP is dedicated to extending arts beyond the Middlebury campus and into major cities. (by [&hellip
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Testing Out Subway Wi-Fi: How Well Does the Free Internet in the Chelsea Stations Work?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. By Paul Bisceglio Boingo Wireless teamed up with Google Offers this week to launch free wireless internet in six Chelsea subway stations. According to the New York Times, Google will foot the bill for the service this summer until September 7, after which Boingo expects to find other sponsorships to keep the underground Wi-Fi free. [&hellip
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Hakeem Jeffries Beats Charles Barron for Congressional Seat, Tells Obama “Help Is On The Way”

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

hakeem-victory-300x224 The Hakeem Jeffries campaign held its election night party at Sanders Studios, a 15,000 square foot facility off Fulton Street in Brooklyn. It’s the kind of room you book when you expect a big campaign victory. Other encouraging signs? The campaign paid for a spread, including a kosher food station, and there was an open [&hellip
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Tom Duane Closes Door on Senate

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By Megan Bungeroth and Alissa Fleck Last week, State Sen. Tom Duane surprised both the political world and his constituents by announcing his intention to retire at the end of his current Senate term. The seven-term Democratic legislator, who represents parts of the Upper West Side as well as Clinton, Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, the West [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town, Uncategorized

NeighborhoodChatter Cornell Campus Gets its Start The CornellNYC Tech campus slated for Roosevelt Island has found itself one heck of an incubator. Earlier this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Google CEO Larry Page and Cornell President David Skorton announced that Google will be lending, free of charge, 22,000 square feet of their Chelsea headquarters to the fledgling [&hellip
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Twitter, the Urban Front Porch

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Editorial, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town

Maybe Twitter is turning New York City into a bunch of Small Town USAs. The thought popped into my head not long after my wife started looking out the window at the helicopter circling our Chelsea neighborhood Monday night. The chopper kept shining a light on a few buildings near 24th Street and Seventh Avenue. [&hellip
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The Year In Real Estate

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Real Estate

From high-end properties to a tightening real estate market, Halstead’s Sara Rotter explains the trends of the 2011 market This fall, Sara Rotter, a New York City native, became the director of sales for Halstead Property Downtown. Rotter, a former Harvard University student and agent, is a treasure trove of information on the Downtown real [&hellip
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School Lines That Leave Many Parents Behind

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in On Topic OTDT

Raise your hand if you’re planning to send your child to kindergarten in the next year or two,” someone said at the beginning. I wasn’t, so I didn’t. The message at my “first” meeting was clear. The city’s Department of Education was not thinking about where my toddler would go to school, even though I [&hellip
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While Deaths Dwindle, Startling HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue

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By Penny Gray St. Luke’s-Roosevelt’s nationally renowned Center for Comprehensive Care (CCC) has just opened a new location on West 17th Street in Chelsea. This brand-new, state-of-the-art facility at 230 W. 17th St. joins the CCC’s other outstanding locations in New York City focused on HIV management. “We have a beautiful space designed with the [&hellip
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