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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 DNAinfo.com.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea Homeless Facility Opens 200-Bed Shelter

The Bowery Residents' Committee has gotten the go-ahead from the state to open the largest part of its new shelter and detox facility.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

A Look Inside Chelsea's Controversial Homeless Shelter

The BRC shelter on West 25th Street is partially open, and DNAinfo was given the opportunity to see what it's like inside the controversial facility.

Midtown & Theater District »

Activist to Spend Week Homeless in Grand Central Terminal

Graphic Designer Yusef Ramelize is planning to spend a week living in the train terminal to raise money for charity.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Judge OKs City Council's Bid to Join Homeless Shelter Legal Fight

A judge has approved the City Council's request to join a legal battle that could reduce the size, or even shut down, a recently opened homeless shelter in Chelsea.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

City Council Committee Says New BRC Shelter Too Big

The council committee vote came Wednesday as BRC moved its first clients into the 328-bed residential facility at 127 W. 25th St.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Homeless Shelter Opens as Foes Demand Council Hearing

The BRC residence at 127 W. 25th Street is set to welcome its first 24 residents on Wednesday to the 328-bed facility, as City Council Speaker Christine Quinn called for a last-minute meeting to stop it.

Midtown & Theater District »

Homeless Advocates Protest Treatment by Police

Advocates say the homeless should be allowed to sleep in public spaces without being hassled by police.

Manhattan »

Teak Benches Used by Homeless Donated to Kips Bay Men's Shelter

Benches that homeless slept on at an Upper East Side co-op plaza have been donated to a homeless shelter's garden.

Harlem »

Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Attack on 82-Year-Old Aunt

Larry Brown, accused of mugging his aunt, Mazie Garris, was charged Thursday with attempted murder.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Council Speaker Christine Quinn Says Homeless Shelter Illegal

The council speaker wrote Mayor Bloomberg requesting court action on the future BRC shelter on W. 25th Street.

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