The proposed 80-unit building at 316 East 162nd St. would provide housing and support services.
The group has formed a corporation to fight the proposed shelter at 400 McGuinness Blvd.
Police will eject anyone found inside the park between midnight and 6 a.m., they said.
A man was stabbed at a Brooklyn Heights library allegedly by a patron who accused him of watching porn.
The number of homeless men and women sleeping on the streets is up 23 percent this year.
A man was discovered dead in the park at West 59th Street Friday morning, police said.
More than 20 drag queens performed a 12-hour benefit for homeless LGBT youth Tuesday night.
A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.
Greenpoint homeless advocates say the city's funding offer to open a shelter was too vague for takers.
The Department of Homeless Services has announced it will not be writing February Advantage checks.
A homeless convicted killer has been charged with murdering a pregant mother of nine in Harlem.
Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.
The City Council has sued the Bloombereg administration over "cruel" new homeless policy.
The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.
The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.
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