Posts Tagged ‘community’

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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City Week: April 2–April 8

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

Friday, April 2 Screening—The Rubin Museum of Art, which houses a collection of Himalayan paintings, textiles and sculptures, screens Federico Fellini’s Academy Award-winning drama La Strada, presented with an introduction by artist Henry Chalfant. The film series at the museum is inspired by the exhibition Visions of the Cosmos, which juxtaposes Eastern and Western conceptions [&hellip
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Mid-Winter Reasons to Smile

Written by admin on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

A lot to report for your consideration and action. The weather! The Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) Award event. Ethical Culture forum on saving print newspapers, featuring the book The Death and Life of American Journalism. Support its plans to enliven print newspapers, upon which our very democracy depends. Support Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s related bill. [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

With railings being held together by duct tape, the 59th Street Recreational Center is in desperate need of renovation. Luckily, construction will soon start on a new state-of-the-art facility for the community. On Sept. 18, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal, Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Gale Brewer and tossed dirt from [&hellip
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Jewish Home Land Swap

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Representatives from Jewish Home Lifecare, an organization that provides health care for seniors, met with community groups on Aug. 12 to unveil a proposal to redevelop its West 106th Street nursing home in Park West Village, on West 100th Street. To bankroll the new nursing home, a project that has long been in the works [&hellip
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