Posts Tagged ‘shelter’

Canal Street Mission Continues to Serve

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Despite a setback from Hurricane Sandy, the historic shelter looks ahead to a new facility and a robust Thanksgiving By Sophia Rosenbaum The New York City Rescue Mission has a lot to be thankful for post-Sandy. “It’s a little bit of a hardship to be blocks away from the worst of it,” said Joe Little, [&hellip
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W.i.P/Greenhouse to Reopen Without Liquor License

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

The infamous W.i.P/Greenhouse nightclub, whose fame was recently found after the highly-publicized Drake/Chris Brown skirmish over the heart of singer Rihanna, is going to be back in business after being shut down and stripped of its liquor license by the New York State Liquor Authority. But despite these recent injunctions, the 150 Varick St. club [&hellip
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Residents Want Low-Income Housing After Homeless Shelter Closes

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

West 107th Street residents met with Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess April 8 to discuss a temporary shelter on the block. Though Hess spent much of the meeting explaining how the shelter will affect the neighborhood until it closes Dec. 1, residents focused on converting the building into affordable housing after that date
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