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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Drag Queen Marathon at West Village Bar Benefits Homeless LGBT Youth

More than 20 drag queens performed a 12-hour benefit for homeless LGBT youth Tuesday night.

Manhattan »

City's Controversial Homeless Policy Shot Down, Marking Win for Quinn

A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.

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.

Manhattan »

Halt of Rent Subsidies Will Push Formerly Homeless Into Street, Critics Say

The Department of Homeless Services has announced it will not be writing February Advantage checks.

Harlem »

'Monster' Indicted in the Brutal Cold Case Murder of Mother in Harlem

A homeless convicted killer has been charged with murdering a pregant mother of nine in Harlem.

Harlem »

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.

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