Advocates Dispute Claims Of Fewer Homeless On NYC Streets This YearMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that new data show a 12 percent drop in the number of people living on the streets.
In A Season Of Giving Some New York Food Pantries Are Facing A ShortageTis the season to give, but this year there is a shortage at local food pantries.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Preparations UnderwayA snow storm before Thanksgiving is making turkey dinner shopping a bit more challenging this year.
Bowery Assault Victim Confident He's A Victim Of 'Knockout Game'Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, said he's positive he was a victim of a "knockout game" attack.
Mayor Bloomberg Spends Last Thanksgiving In Office Helping Those In NeedMayor 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.
New York Cares Launches 25th Annual Coat DrivePolice Commissioner Ray Kelly and Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairman Woody Johnson helped distribute coats to 100 residents at the Bowery Mission on Tuesday.
Man Arrested In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In The East VillageGornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.
Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night's Anti-Gay Attack In The East VillageThe 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.
Volunteers Serve Up Thanksgiving Dinner At Bowery MissionIt'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.
Bowery Mission Cooks Up Thanksgiving Feast For 7,000Can you guess how much food you need to cook up a hot Thanksgiving meal for 7,000 people?