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  1. Francisco's Centro Vasco Closes - Again - After 38 Years in ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 |

    Francisco's Centro Vasco, the decades-old seafood restaurant that reopened after briefly shutting its doors this summer , has closed for good this time, its owner said. Owner Javier Quintans shuttered his family's restaurant in July - saying he "felt like the business owned me, as opposed to me owning the business" - but decided to reopen it a week later after hearing from disappointed customers, he told DNAinfo New York.


  2. Chelsea Bomber Found Guilty on All Charges in Terror TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 |

    The man who planted two bombs on the streets of Chelsea was found guilty Monday on all charges, including the top charge of using a weapon of mass destruction, in the attack last year that wounded dozens of bystanders. It took jurors just four hours of deliberations to convict Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 29, of New Jersey, after an eight-day trial.


  3. Staten Island Is Home to the Most Native New Yorkers, Data ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 |

    The rest of the city might hate on Staten Island, but you're more likely to encounter a native New Yorker there than any other borough, data shows. Staten Island has the highest percentage of residents who were born in New York State, 69.46 percent, compared to the rest of the city, with The Bronx in second place with 50.35 percent, according to the NYU Furman Center's breakdown of census data released this week .


  4. Costumed Protester Skates Into West Side Council RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 |

    A costumed protester who has been a ubiquitous presence at demonstrations around the city throughout the years is challenging West Side Councilman Corey Johnson in the upcoming City Council race - saying the incumbent "shouldn't be able to just waltz into office." Marni Halasa, a former legal journalist and current figure skating coach who runs a protest consulting group called "Revolution is Sexy," joined the Green Party after the 2016 presidential election and plans to challenge Johnson in November's general election.


  5. See it: Retro Dance Club For 35+ Crowd Opens in ChelseaRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 |

    Club-goers expecting to hear pulsating house music at the newly opened RetroClubNYC on West 23rd Street better take their glow sticks elsewhere, as they will instead be greeted by songs from the likes of Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Madonna and France Joli. The club, which last week officially opened its doors at 161 W. 23rd St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues, offers an alternative to the city's "celebrity hip-hop clubs" for 20-somethings - catering instead to the 30- to 35-plus crowd, owner Jeff Wittels told DNAinfo New York on Wednesday.


  6. Where to Buy Home Furnishings for Ethically Minded New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 |

    If you want to make ethically minded purchases when decorating your home, there are a growing number of Brooklyn-based companies making that easier through their own support for the local economy, their workers and the environment. And while there is a growing base of shoppers who want to use their purchasing power in socially conscious ways, oftentimes customers just want to buy pretty things.


  7. New Long Island City Towers Luring Renters from 'the City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 |

    Long Islander Jarrett Malizio always wanted to live in Manhattan - or "the City" as he and some New Yorkers call it. But while he and his fiance toured open houses in East Midtown, Hell's Kitchen and the Lower East Side, she convinced him to also look in Long Island City.


  8. '2 Dough Boyz' Serving Up '90s Hip-Hop-Inspired Cookie Dough on W. 14th St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 |

    A cart doling out scoops of edible cookie dough in flavors inspired by '90s hip-hop has set up shop on West 14th Street 2 Dough Boyz opened at the Gansevoort Market, at 353 W. 14th St. near Ninth Avenue, last week, cofounder and Chelsea resident Matt Maroone told DNAinfo New York. Patrons can order four different hip-hop inspired dough flavors, including a sugar cookie dough with sprinkles and white chocolate chips called "Confetti To Die" that pays homage to Bed-Stuy rapper Biggie Smalls and his first album.


  9. SLIDESHOW: The Best NYC-Themed Tattoos From Across the 5 BoroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 |

    Do you love New York as much as the guy who has a tattoo of a kraken attacking the Staten Island Ferry? How about the man with the Domino Sugar Factory inked on his leg? DNAinfo New York spent the summer traveling the boroughs looking for the best New York City-themed tattoos and came up with some amazing ones. We found a Unisphere, the Williamsburgh Savings Bank, manhole covers, and architectural drawings from the Brooklyn Bridge permanently etched on residents' bodies.


  10. 17-Story Hotel to Replace Building That Housed Chelsea Gay Bar, Owner SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 |

    A Manhattan hotelier plans to tear down a four-story building that once housed the popular XES Lounge and construct a 17-story hotel in its place. 36 Hudson Hotel owner Jin Sup An on Friday filed for permits to demolish the mixed-use building at 157 W. 24th St., near Seventh Avenue, city Department of Buildings records show.


  11. NBA Star Matt Barnes Gets Community Service For Chelsea Nightclub BrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 |

    Fresh off his team winning the NBA championship, pro basketball star Matt Barnes was sentenced to 10 days of community after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct in connection with a Chelsea nightclub brawl, prosecutors said. The Golden State Warriors player had been charged with assault and criminal obstruction of breathing after being accused of choking a woman and punching a man at Avenue nightclub , at 116 10th Ave. near West 17th Street, last December, a complaint filed with the Manhattan District Attorney 's said.


  12. Chelsea-Based Order of Nuns Leaving 14th St. Building Ahead of DemolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 |

    An order of nuns who ran a transitional home for young women on West 14th Street for decades is vacating the building amid dwindling membership and a plan by the property's new owners to demolish it. Hermanas Carmelitas Teresas de San Jose - a Spain-based order of the Carmelite Sisters - recently sold its building at 249 W. 14th St., near Eighth Avenue, to real estate firm Alfa Development , city records show.


  13. Creator of 'Bald Eagle Day' To Be Celebrated in Chelsea Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 |

    In 1982 - 200 years after the Continental Congress chose a bald eagle to grace the country's Great Seal - then-President Ronald Reagan declared June 20 National Bald Eagle Day . But the day may not have existed without late conservationist and longtime Chelsea resident Rick Carrier, his partner Lynn Ramsey said.


  14. Catch Your Fish Before You Eat It at Japanese Restaurant Coming to ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 |

    A Japan-based restaurant chain that lets patrons catch and eat their own fish is planning to open its first U.S.-based outpost in the neighborhood. ZAUO is planning to launch a "nautically-themed" three-floor eatery at 152 W. 24th St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues, a document filed with Community Board 4 's Business Licenses and Permits committee shows.


  15. Parents Blame State Sen. Alcantara for 'Crumbs' Given To Uptown SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    Following the age-old tradition of grassroots school fundraisers, more than a dozen Uptown parents this week set up a "symbolic" bake sale and lemonade stand to raise the $55 million they said is owed to local schools in state funding. District 6 families displayed crumb cake to represent the "crumbs" being funneled down to the area's schools, and they specifically criticized State Senator Marisol Alcantara for not doing more to help.


  16. Want to Design a 'Sexier' Newspaper Box? This Contest Is For YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 |

    A local NYPD precinct council hopes to replace the city's ubiquitous plastic newspaper boxes with "sexier" ones that don't pose a safety risk to pedestrians. The Midtown South Community Council - which addresses quality-of-life issues raised by residents living within the precinct 's boundaries - has launched a contest seeking designs for a new, "aesthetically pleasing" news rack, box or dispenser.


  17. Japanese Art Museum and 4 Art Galleries Opening in Chelsea CondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 |

    A Japanese art museum and four art galleries are opening on West 21st Street as part of a developer's plan to transform a condo building into an "international arts hub." The Sato Sakura Museum is opening a 2,250-square-foot space on the ground floor of 500 W. 21st St., at 10th Avenue, developer Sherwood Equities announced.


  18. Residents Fleeing Chelsea Building With Monthslong Cooking Gas OutageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 |

    Tenants living in a West 19th Street building have been without cooking gas for more than four months - and a few have opted to move out rather than endure the outage with no end in sight. Residents of 463 W. 19th St. went without hot water for more than a month last spring after a fire broke out in the restaurant on the building's ground floor.


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