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Miracle on Edgecombe Avenue for Ailing Homeless Dad

Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.

Manhattan »

City Council Sues Bloomberg Administration Over Homeless Shelter Policy

The City Council has sued the Bloombereg administration over "cruel" new homeless policy.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

SRO Building Owners Who Rented to Tourists Must Pay City $600K

The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.

Manhattan »

Council Votes to Sue Bloomberg Over Homeless Policy

The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Hundreds Flock To Chelsea Soup Kitchen for Thanksgiving

The Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen gave away over 655 free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday.

Downtown »

Churches Open Doors to Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Some Occupy Wall Street protesters were heading towards a handful of Manhattan churches to seek shelter after being evicted from Zuccotti Park.

Manhattan »

City Postpones Controversial Homeless Shelter Intake Policy

The policy, which was set to take effect Monday, would require homeless people seeking to shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.

Manhattan »

Council Pans New Homeless Policy Amid Record Shelter Population

City Council members slammed the Bloomberg administration Wednesday for a new homeless shelter policy that forces those seeking help to prove they have nowhere else to go.

Downtown »

Violent Altercation in McDonald's Near Zuccotti Park

Fisika Bezabeh, 28, was arrested for breaking a credit card machine at a McDonald's at 160 Broadway after he was refused free food, sources said.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Former Ad Exec Blogs About His Journey Into Homelessness

After spending 30 years in the advertising industry, David Everitt-Carlson now finds himself homeless in New York City — and blogging about it.

Midtown & Theater District »

Homeless Advocates Protest Removal of Chairs in Grand Central Terminal

Homeless advocates demonstrated against the removal of seating from Grand Central Terminal.

Midtown & Theater District »

Pedestrian Plazas Remain Magnet for Homeless at Night, Despite Outreach

Homeless people continue to flock to Broadway's plazas, but advocates say intervention takes patience and time.

Midtown & Theater District »

Homeless Taking Over Broadway's Pedestrian Plazas

Late at night, Broadway's pedestrian plazas become filled with people sleeping on chairs, benches and on the ground.

Manhattan »

Court Okays City's Abolition of Homeless Program

The Advantage program subsidized rents for homeless New Yorkers.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown Has Highest Per Capita Crime Rate in New York

Midtown Manhattan has New York's highest crime rate per capita, according to a new analysis from