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05.29.15 Prachi Gupta

Ari Teman, the man who unwittingly rented his luxury apartment in Chelsea to the XXX Freak Fest orgy on Airbnb, has had a rough year. He was evicted from his apartment, and says that the fall-out put him on a city-wide tenant blacklist. Now he’s unable to find a new place in the city, and […]

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04.14.15 Liam Mathews

Just two weeks after a coyote was spotted on the roof of a bar in Long Island City, DNAinfo reports that police cornered and tranquilized a coyote that somehow ended up in the vicinity of 9th Avenue and West 28th Street on Tuesday morning. DNAinfo, who has video of the coyote in flight, quoted a […]

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03.27.15 Liam Mathews

At around 10 PM on March 18th at the intersection of West 23rd Street and 8th Avenue in Chelsea, a barely-evolved ape-man threw a diaper full of dog poop at a woman who was walking her own dog, minding her own business, enjoying a beautiful night in the city and whatnot, DNAinfo reports. Okay, maybe […]

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03.05.15 Prachi Gupta

Thanks to the continued snow, ice and road salt, manhole covers are still popping off all over the city. According to ABC7, up to 13 covers exploded into the air on Greenpoint’s Norman Avenue early Thursday morning, a manhole fire broke out in Richmond Hill, and on Wednesday afternoon, officials responded to a manhole fire […]

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01.09.15 Rhett Jones

The seemingly never-ending development of condos in NYC rolls on, and now the United States Postal Service is getting into the game. A representative announced on Thursday that a plan to develop condos atop the historic Old Chelsea Station, located at 218 W 18th St, is underway. The post office was built in 1937 and was placed on […]

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10.10.14 Rhett Jones

You may have noticed an onslaught of subway ads for a Chelsea gallery show touting “unique footage, artifacts, and video” that will tell “the whole reality about the countries involved in civil war.” It forbiddingly asks, “Syria, Ukraine…Who’s next?” According to Gawker, there’s some shady shit going on with this pop-up photography exhibit. The show, titled […]

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09.18.14 Marina Galperina

A traffic light swooshes past our heads. We duck down under the High Line. From the roof, artist Jennifer Catron leads the tour group to chant “LARRY! LARRY! LARRY!” directly outside one of Larry Gagosian’s 15 galleries, but, unsurprisingly, he doesn’t come out to say hello. Artist Paul Outlaw is at the wheel of this hand-modified auto-beast. We bump through Chelsea, […]

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12.12.13 Andy Cush

Female nude yoga enthusiasts finally, finally have a home in Chelsea, as the studio formerly known as Le Male Yoga opens its doors to women (it will now go by Bold & Naked Yoga). Classes will be broken down to all-men and all-women, and seniors are invited to take part in a 55-and-up class as well. […]

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10.09.13 Kyle Petreycik

The city’s leading not-for-profit art and technology center Eyebeam have just announced plans to relocate from their current location in Chelsea’ to the BAM Cultural District in Brooklyn, an area that’s already become home to over forty arts organizations. Founded by filmmaker and entrepreneur John S. Johnson in 1997, the space has since evolved into a valuable resource for new […]

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04.01.13 Julia Dawidowicz

At first, British photographer Martin Usborne just wanted to do some reporting on people who leave their dogs locked up in cars. But as he went around scouring parking lots, “making barking noises to try and awaken sleeping dogs that were not actually there,” his project took on a new artistic direction. “The Silence of […]

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