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Homeless set up shantytown under Times Square scaffolding

It’s gone from Crossroads of the World to Clothesline for the Homeless. A group of vagrants turned a Times Square scaffold into a makeshift shelter and drying rack Sunday morning after getting drenche... read more

PARTY LIKE IT'S 2000

Though big-time glitches ended up ... homeless. Some have alcohol and drug addictions. Some are mentally ill. And some have been so beaten by life that they are "in a desperate state," Sue DeMann said ... read more

Chicago exploring pilot ‘tiny houses’ project to help homeless

Anthony Simpkins, managing deputy commissioner of the Housing Bureau of the city’s Department of Planning and Development, disclosed the feel-good pilot program one day after tents set up by homeless ... read more

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‘Guardians’ step up for homeless Coeur d’Alene vets

That was a big-time eye opener,” the Coeur d’Alene man said Thursday. “I always thought there were places for them to go.” Earlier this year, Shaw opened a site for homeless ... set up and parked outs... read more


Stranger in a Strange Land: Dave Eggers’s ‘The Parade’

On a rickety scaffolding made of gnarled sticks, a dozen masons were repairing a municipal building with a cloud-shaped hole in its facade. Next door, a middle-aged woman, wearing a fur-lined winter c... read more

What happens when Kensington's hidden heroin camps close?

Two days ago, the Streets Department came through and cleared out the belongings of the homeless drug addicts who had claimed space under the bridge ... about 40 others had set up camp there. Just a f... read more

Okies' Legacy Lives On In California Communities

He nearly died of dysentery on a riverbank under one of hundreds of ragged tents. The shantytown ... impoverished, homeless army attained the wealth of a Dale Scales, although a surprising number did. ... read more

Times Square homeless haven cleared out after Post exposé

see also Homeless set up shantytown under Times Square scaffolding It’s gone from Crossroads of the World to Clothesline for... “They’re consistently here,’’ said Joe Rudler, 40, who works in the buil... read more

Time for new thinking on public rental housing

Hong Kong’s PRH dates back to 1954 when a disastrous fire ravaged a Shek Kip Mei shanty-town, leaving over 50,000 people homeless ... I read recently that 680-square-foot flats with just two bedrooms ... read more

‘David v. Goliath’: Restaurateur Sues Moinian, Zuckerman

Business jumped “big time,” according to Mohammad Islam ... When it rained, the premises flooded. Homeless people set up camp under the scaffolding outside. Reservations were canceled. The Buildings D... read more

A deal between the city and Occupy Asheville? Maybe.

9:09 P.M. Davis, reading e-mail: Camp is “eyesore, shantytown ... homeless street preacher asking Council to delay so he can come up w solution, boos from audience 9:27 P.M. Archer: If you pass this b... read more

Year 2000: Western Pennsylvania greets a new era

"We watched the ball drop and the fireworks go off in Times Square at midnight," said Kathy Fithen ... In anticipation of possible Y2K problems, most hospitals had set up command centers. Many employe... read more



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