A Chelsea facility that kept millions of dollars’ worth of wine has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of damage by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent lawsuits, according to published reports.
The New Venus Diner in Chelsea has reopened, after being shut down by the city late last week for mouse and fly infestation.
A 66-year-old Staten Island man is dead, after being hit and killed by a private garbage truck in Chelsea.
The Wi-Fi zone covers Gansevoort Street and 19th Street from Eighth Avenue to the West Side Highway, including the Chelsea Triangle, 14th Street Park and Gansevoort Plaza.
Lindsay Lohan was set to appear in court in Manhattan in connection with charges that she hit a woman during an argument in a Chelsea nightclub in November.
The city Buildings Department said Thursday that one wing of the L-shaped, seven-story building remains under an evacuation order as contractors work to reinforce it. People were allowed back into the other wing Wednesday.
Parts of some decorative pillars that stand between the building’s windows at 655 Sixth Avenue crumbled into a 4-to-5-foot-tall pile in the street.
All residents of the building have been evacuated and the MTA has a bus on scene to help shelter the few dozen evacuees, according to the FDNY.
A police traffic enforcement agent and an FDNY employee were arrested in separate incidents this weekend — on drugs and weapons charges and for driving while intoxicated, respectively.
A Queens man was charged last week with a rape of a 29-year-old woman in a Chelsea apartment, according to a published report.
The alleged incident happened at Club Avenue in Chelsea. Investigators said an argument broke out between Lohan and another woman when the two bumped into each other.
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains are not expected to have service between stations.
A fundraiser was held Sunday for a drop-in center in Chelsea for LGBT youth, which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy two weeks ago.
It happened in the Breezy Point section on the Rockaway Peninsula, which had earlier been flooded by Sandy. Nearly 200 firefighters have been on the scene since about 11 p.m. Monday.
The damage has exposed four apartments to the elements and to onlookers on the street below.