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Chelsea Manhattan

Formerly Gay and for Rent: The Changing Face of New York City's Chelsea Neighborhood

Scott Stiffler | Posted 11.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott Stiffler

It's a cold day indeed when you find yourself huddled against what used to be the Rawhide bar, bitterly surveying a vanilla-speckled permafrost of banks and franchises and chain stores. Is it not enough that the pharmacies and Starbucks outnumber the sex shops and watering holes, and have for quite some time?

Will Chelsea's New Splash Make Waves?

Scott Stiffler | Posted 01.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott Stiffler

Fingers crossed, folks, that soon, on this avenue that's increasingly dominated by corporate logos and heteronormative retail options, we'll all be watching porn, downing cocktails, ordering beef sliders and making love connections in one singular, sensational location. And yet I remain skeptical.

Alex Kuczynski-Brown

New York Public School Class Size 'Absurd,' Union Leader Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 09.26.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- Nearly half of New York City’s public schools have classrooms that are more crowded than the teachers' union contract allows -- a “ver...

Chelsea: The Death of a Gay Neighborhood, Murdered by Neo-Hetero-Homophobes

Michael Carosone | Posted 12.14.2011 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

Three strikes and you're out, Chelsea. After being called "faggot" three times during the past summer while walking in the once-predominantly-gay neighborhood, we decided to move.