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Lower East Side »

Halloween Party Aims to Delight Kids in Candy-Starved Lower East Side

The neighborhood caters to adults, but often neglects kiddie trick-or-treaters, organizers said.

Nolita »

Bring Costumes and Jack-o-Lanterns to Elizabeth Street Garden on Saturday

The Harvest Festival will include daffodil-planting, a yoga class, live music, and a canned food drive.

Lower East Side »

Bowery Mission in 'Urgent Need' of Food as Donations Dwindle

Individual donations have gone down while demand for services has gone up, according to Bowery Mission.

Park Slope »

How Young New York City Businesses Mix Philanthropy and Profit

Many New York City businesses have made charitable efforts a key part of their business.

Lower East Side »

Soup Kitchen Cook Faces 'Iron Chef' Challenge Three Times a Day

Bowery Mission chef Ping Lo invents menus as donations come in.  

Lower East Side »

Man Sucker Punched and Knocked Unconscious on Bowery, Police Say

The 23-year-old victim had his jaw broken after being punched in the back of the head, police said.

Gramercy »

Last-Minute Volunteer Opportunities for Thanksgiving Day

Some organizations are still looking for help serving food to needy people.

Central Harlem »

Bowery Mission Opens Transitional Home for Women in Harlem

The Bowery Mission's first program in Harlem is designed to give women a helping hand.

Midtown & Theater District »

Marathoner Helps Homeless Get Back on Their Feet by Running

Back on My Feet, a national nonprofit, wants to help the city's homeless by encouraging them to run.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Competitive Eater Takeru Kobayashi Tackles Turkey-Gobbling Record

Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi will go for the turkey-eating record a day after the official contest.