Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, said he’s positive he was a victim of a “knockout game” attack.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent his last Thanksgiving in office at the venerable Bowery Mission. The soup kitchen has been serving hot meals to hungry New Yorkers for more than a century.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairman Woody Johnson helped distribute coats to 100 residents at the Bowery Mission on Tuesday.
Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.
The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.
It’s a day to give thanks and look forward to the turkeys, pies and celebration of family and friends. But for tens of thousands, that meal will be at a soup kitchen.
Can you guess how much food you need to cook up a hot Thanksgiving meal for 7,000 people?