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Fort Greene »

Homeless Encampment Threatening Dog Owners in Fort Greene Park, Locals Say

Police have been called to Fort Greene Park five times in the past five months, records show.

East Harlem »

Local Organization Plans to Make 10,000 Sandwiches to Fight Hunger

One ambitious non-profit aims to feed every hungry New Yorker on World Food Day.

Mount Hope »

Locals Unhappy with Drug Use, Littering at Devanney Triangle

The small park is located along East Burnside Avenue between Grand Concourse and Creston Avenue.

Concourse »

Homeless Families Spend Night at Bronx Intake Center

The five families stayed overnight on Monday, according to the Department of Homeless Services.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Called to Women's Shelter More Than 1,800 Times Since 2003

Residents say fights and crime occur regularly at the 200-bed shelter in Downtown Brooklyn.

Longwood »

Families Overwhelmed by Closing of Bronx Homeless Shelter

The city homeless services failed to properly monitor the agency that ran the building, an audit found.

East New York »

East New York State Senate Candidate Recalls Own History of Homelessness

Sean Henry, who is 36, said his experiences as a homeless teen put him in a unique position to serve.

Belmont »

Former Marine Holds Cleanup at Property That He Wants to Use to House Vets

Gonzalo Duran hopes to turn the house into a place where returning veterans can stay.

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.

Civic Center »

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Has 'Concerns' About City's Municipal ID Plan

Commissioner Bratton said his office was just beginning to talk about the plan with the city council.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Tillary Street Women's Shelter Rife With Violence, Residents Say

Attacks and other incidents have sent police there at least nine times this year, records show.

Upper West Side »

Documentary on Homeless Transgender Teens Aims to Change 'Hearts and Minds'

"Becoming Visible" is about youth struggling in New York City.

TriBeCa »

Donated Coats Bring Warmth to Homeless New Yorkers on Christmas

The New York City Rescue Mission hosted New York Cares' 25th annual coat drive on Wednesday.

Bed-Stuy »

New Bed-Stuy Housing Brings Support to Homeless AIDS Patients

The new Housing Works building serves 12 homeless AIDS patients.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Picks Lilliam Barrios-Paoli as Deputy Mayor

The veteran government appointee will serve as the head of the city's Health and Human Services.

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