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    Last Saturday, during the second annual Community Fiesta, Avenues students and staff celebrated Latin culture with our Chelsea neighbors and Hudson Guild!
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For their most recent assignment, eighth graders didn’t need to look any further than Chelsea for inspiration. In fact, all they had to do was look up. During a walk on the High Line, cameras in hand, students scanned the skyline seeking out interesting shapes and forms in the neighborhood’s architecture.  More...

This week, students in the Middle School Minimester course called “Humans of New York: Avenues Edition,” taught by Jessica Berkeley and Alex Brinkman-Young, have been hard at work photographing and interviewing members of the Avenues community, as well as our neighbors in Chelsea Market, along the High Line and on subway platforms.  More...

Spring is back, even if the weather seems to disagree every few days, and it is time to explore the neighborhood. Enjoy the warming weather by walking in Chelsea Park or Chelsea Waterside Park. Simply walking through Chelsea is a great way to spend a sunny day, especially if you take some time to stop and  More...

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The holiday fervor has died down, but winter is still here. There are many things to do in Chelsea in the winter, including some things you can’t or wouldn’t enjoy as much any other time of the year. For example… Ice skating! In addition to the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, where drop-in general skating hours are available for $10 every afternoon except Wednesday (check the schedule   More...

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Over the last few weeks, we have aired an excerpt from a talk that writer Michael Schulman gave to the ninth grade class at Avenues, along with the first,  second and third segments of the full video. Today, check out the  final episode of the full talk below, or on our YouTube channel hereMore...

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Over the last 2 weeks, we have aired an excerpt from a talk that writer Michael Schulman gave to the ninth grade class at Avenues, along with the first and second segments of the full video. Today, check out the third episode of the full talk below, or on our YouTube channel hereMore...

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Last week we aired an excerpt from a talk that writer Michael Schulman gave to the ninth grade class at Avenues, along with the first segment of the full video. Today, check out the second segment of the full talk below, or on our YouTube channel hereMore...

This year, Avenues’ ninth grade class has been exploring Chelsea and writing about their observations and the people they met in the neighborhood. As part of this project, writer Michael Schulman recently came to Avenues to speak with our ninth graders about his work  More...

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Halloween in NYC is a major event, with activities for all audiences spanning the city. The annual Village Halloween Parade is a city staple, running on 6th Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street, from 7:00pm to  10:30pm on Wednesday October 31st. Full of fantastic costumes, elaborate puppets and live music, all of New York seems to stop by somewhere along the way. The High Line will also host  More...

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Summer is here, and the city has already seen several heat waves. While there is much to do in Chelsea and the rest of the city in the summer months, it is always a good idea to have some plans that keep you out of the heat.  More...