John Merz

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Controversial Local Shelter Relocates Mid-Winter and Faces Uncertain Future

The hard-won 10-bed shelter left the Greenpoint Reformed Church.

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Developers to Buy Part of 167-Year-Old Church and Occupy Sandy Hub

The Church of Ascension is selling part of its building to avoid financial collapse, the pastor said.

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Solar Lamps, Long Johns, and Canceled Concerts Flurry into North Brooklyn

Though seemingly unalarmed, many North Brooklyn residents made sure to prep for Nemo.

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Local Greenpoint Homeless Shelter to Open After Four Years' Search

A local church will begin housing the men who sleep in local parks and streets in time for winter.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

City Still Looking for Good Samaritan Church to Shelter Greenpoint Homeless

Greenpoint homeless advocates say the city's funding offer to open a shelter was too vague for takers.