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Bring up the proposed homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway during a Community Board 8 meeting, and prepare for fireworks. But it was a much different tone during a recent town hall involving one of the shelter’s supporters, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. There was less focus on the complaints, and ultimately more of an opportunity to ask questions. more
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
A mystery pervades North Riverdale, not necessarily what’s planned at 6661 Broadway near West 252nd Street, but who’s actually planning it. 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
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
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
For some, the city’s plan to place a men’s homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway is troubling. For others, it’s personal. Ruby Dong and her family are among those who stand to lose something close to them if the city moves forward. They’re owners of King’s Wok Kitchen, a takeout restaurant that has operated from 6669 Broadway for 25 years. more
Discussing those experiencing homelessness is starting to become a monthly activity with Community Board 8 — this time with Charles Moerdler’s land use committee having a go at the city’s proposed men’s shelter at 6661 Broadway. more
Battle lines were drawn last week over the imminent development of a homeless shelter just south of the Yonkers city line. Community Board 8’s health and hospitals committee was the first to take up the facility, which is expected to open at 6661 Broadway in 2023. more
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