Christmas Eve

Mayor Bloomberg thanks volunteers serving meals at annual Christmas Eve Lunch for the Homeless at City Hall Restaurant. (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/NYC Mayor's Office Flickr)

Volunteers Give Back At Annual Christmas Eve Lunch For Homeless

Mayor Bloomberg stopped by the gathering to thank volunteers serving the meal and said the message of the event is that people do care.



Department Of Sanitation Issues Christmas Eve Snow Alert

Sanitation workers are loading up 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows, and preparing tire chains.


One World Trade Center (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Midnight Mass Continues At World Trade Center Site

Many expected last year’s Midnight Mass at the World Trade Center to be the last, but the tradition will take place one more time.


Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory In Effect As Gusts Blast At Up To 50 MPH

Flags have been whipping about loudly and violently across New York City Saturday, and traffic lights have been swaying on their poles, as winds with gusts of up to 50 mph blast through the area.


Shoppers in New York City - Dec 24, 2011 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police: S.I. Parents Left Toddler Alone In Car To Go Christmas Eve Shopping

The temperature outside the car was about 40 degrees at the time. Police arrived after a woman called a child abuse hotline.


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Volunteers Spend Christmas Eve Feeding The Sick

Hundreds of volunteers gave up part of their Christmas Eve to feed residents in the New York City area who are too sick to help themselves.


Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Archbishop Dolan Sings Midnight Mass After Honoring New York’s Bravest

“I wanted to come because everybody can be home tonight a little safer and more comfortable and more secure because they know you are on duty so thank you very much for that,” the Archbishop said.


Tom Coughlin (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Rex Ryan (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: MetLife And Death For Jets, Giants

And the question from this column is… who would you rather have coaching your team?


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Battle For NY: Time For Jets, Giants To Back Up Big Talk

For the first time in his three seasons as Jets coach, Ryan gets to play for NY supremacy when he and Coughlin’s Giants square off Saturday in a game with plenty of playoff implications.


Father Brian Jordan blesses the World Trade Center Cross - New York, NY - Jul 23, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Christmas Eve Tradition At World Trade Center Site Ending

Every year, on Christmas Eve, there’s been a core group of people celebrating Midnight Mass at the World Trade Center site.


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Rex Said What? Giants Won’t Respond To Jets Coach’s Barbs

The Jets are desperate for a win now, and Rex Ryan made it clear he’s not here to make friends.


Poverty Rate Rises To 15 Year High

Church Serves Increasing Number Of Homeless In Soup Kitchen

There’s a growing number of Americans who won’t be setting their tables at home. Instead, many Americans will be eating at soup kitchens across the country.



Last-Minute Shoppers Feel The Rush

The clock is ticking and stores are coming closer to closing as Christmas Eve comes to an end. But as those hours wind down, so do the opportunities to buy last-minute Christmas gifts.


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Good Will Of City Meals Spreading Altruism On Christmas Eve

When asked what made firefighter Capt. Sean Giery spend his time on Christmas Eve preparing meals for City Meals on Wheels and not at home spending time with his family, the answer was good will.


Chef Tonnato Nicotra (Photo/Felidia's Facebook Page)

Felidia’s Gears Up For Traditional Christmas Eve Feast

The Italian restaurant on E. 58th Street and Second Avenue is preparing for the week leading up to Christmas Eve and the Feast of the Seven Fishes.