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For weeks, neighbors hoped to get answers from city officials about the proposed men’s shelter at 6661 Broadway. After deciding not to show up when they were first invited, a contingent of officials from the city’s social services department joined the recent Community Board 8 land use committee meeting. That’s where committee chair Charles Moerdler took the agency’s deputy commissioner, Erin Drinkwater, to task. more
When many communities hear city officials plan to develop a homeless shelter in their neighborhood, the pushback can be strong. And the opposition can be really loud. But for those who support such shelters in their communities, getting heard seems nearly impossible. At least at anywhere near the same volume. more
Thanksgiving is a holiday known for its seemingly never-ending cornucopia of food. But for many families, the holiday is like any other day — very little to eat, if anything at all. more
Controversy continues to surround a proposed men’s homeless shelter in North Riverdale, not just by its residential and commercial neighbors around the site, but among local elected officials as well. more
As the saga over the proposed homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway continues, neighbors both for and against the project were invited to sound off at a city contract hearing early last month, only to find out the $195 million proposition is almost certainly moving forward. more
There are a lot of voices making it clear how much they oppose a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway. But it doesn’t mean that position is absolute. more
The stakes are high. Too high, in fact, when it comes to a proposed men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway for those who live and work close to it. more
Unless you haven’t been paying much attention of anything in the neighborhood lately, you probably heard about word of a homeless shelter coming to North Riverdale that will house 130 single men looking to have a roof over their heads. Everyone deserves shelter. Yet, that doesn’t necessarily mean every shelter plan is a good plan. more
When New York City says it's committed to building a new homeless shelter in North Riverdale — it's not kidding. Contract for 6661 Broadway would last until 2055. more
Alessandra Biaggi announced Wednesday she is supporting the planned facility at 6661 Broadway that is expected to house more than 100 single men by 2023, declaring that "housing is a human right." more
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