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Upper West Side »

Developer Blames Homeless in Bid to Replace Public Space With Retail

A developer in charge of a public atrium in Lincoln Square wants to turn it into commercial space.

Washington Heights »

No Smoking Sign Will Help Homeless Problem at WaHi Park, Politician Says

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.

Washington Heights »

Homeless Camp Growing in Washington Heights Park, Locals Say

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Gramercy »

One Person Seriously Hurt in Gramercy Fire, FDNY Says

The blaze broke out inside Kenmore Hall on E. 23rd St., officials said.

West Village »

ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him

James Tarangelo's dog Spot was taken from him based on concerns about the pet's health.

Longwood »

Move Out of Controversial Bronx Homeless Shelter Postponed

The shelter is located at 941 Intervale Avenue in Longwood.

Fordham »

Brothers Kill Homeless Man in Retaliation for Slapping Their Dad: Sources

The brothers beat a man to death after they said he had slapped their father, sources said.

Elmhurst »

Homeless Shelter Residents Booed, Told to 'Get a Job' at Queens Protest

Elmhurst children yelled "shame on you" outside the newly opened Pan Am shelter.

University Heights »

Homeless Man Beaten Unconscious While Sleeping on Church Steps, NYPD Says

The man was still unconscious days after he was beaten outside St. Nicholas of Tolentine, police said.

East Williamsburg »

Nonprofit for Homeless Can Collectors Faces Ouster

Sure We Can, which helps the "canners" who pick up cans and bottles for money, may need to move.

Upper East Side »

Woman Pays to Bury Homeless Man She Became Friends with Over 11 Years

Juanita Vega spent $2,000 to bury Upper East Side man Richard Coleman, 62.

Belmont »

Former Marine Trying to Turn Late Father's Home Into Veterans' Housing

Sgt. Gonzalo Duran wants his late father's Lorillard Place home to house homeless veterans.

Upper East Side »

Longtime UES Homeless Man Remembered by Local Business Community

Locals want to honor Richard Coleman with a donation to an organization that fights homelessness.

Morrisania »

Proposed Building for Homeless Across from Schools Draws Concern

A proposal to provide housing for the homeless on Fulton Avenue near 170th Street has drawn criticism.

Tompkinsville »

Community Garden Needs $3K to Grow Food for the Homeless

Bountiful Harvest, which grows food and donates it to a church, is trying to raise $3,000.

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