Housing Works

Housing Works Proposes Bowery Homeless Shelter in Chinatown

Last modified February 23, 2022 at 8:50 pm

Chinatown is girding for another homeless shelter. Esteemed nonprofit Housing Works, under the aegis of the city’s Department of Social Services, now proposes a “drop-in” facility at 231 Grand Street that will “provide medical and behavioral health care, case management, housing placement, and other social services” to area homeless. The proposal will go before the […]

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RECAP: Tom & Lorenzo Discuss Legendary Children at Housing Works Bookstore

Last modified May 6, 2020 at 11:57 pm

Social distancing is not what New Yorkers generally practice, and many of us are becoming starved for social interaction. So, we decided to run a non-covid story about an event which happened in early March, right before we all went on lockdown. You know, some escapism. The term “Legendary Children,” part of the title of […]

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Jeremiah Moss at his ‘Vanishing New York’ Book Signing and Reading [RECAP]

Posted July 31, 2017 at 9:38 am

We hear it often. Our city is losing its soul. In the hyper-gentrification that has sped up since the turn of the millennium, those of us who pre-date this era, frequently – and too often rightly – lament the closing of favorite local businesses, the loss of scale when high rises replace beloved older buildings, […]

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