Bowery Mission


Man Badly Beaten on the Bowery Last Night

Posted August 20, 2014 at 10:22 am

Just in case you needed additional evidence that the corner of Bowery and Rivington is devolving into violence, this should suffice. Yesterday evening at around 5:45, a man was beaten pretty badly outside the Bowery Mission. When we happened past, EMTs placed the victim in a stretcher and carted him away, leaving behind a stream […]


Looking east down Rivington

Residents Fear Bowery and Rivington Becoming a Violent ‘Open Air Drug Market’

Posted August 7, 2014 at 5:56 am

Earlier this week, we learned about the anti-gay hate crime on Delancey Street last Friday night, in which one woman was slashed across her face. The alleged perpetrator, 32-year-old Takeam Brison, has an arrest record dating back to the 1990s and was reportedly staying in an unnamed homeless shelter on the Bowery. In response to the resultant […]



The Bowery Mission Sheltering Hundreds During Cold Snap; No One Turned Away

Posted January 8, 2014 at 9:25 am

With the so-called polar vortex enveloping the city, the Bowery Mission is doing its part to keep the homeless warm. The historic faith-based charity at 227 Bowery is sheltering hundreds of those without, turning away no one. According to a report in the Christian Post, staff members prowl the streets nightly to ensure nobody is […]


Bowery Mission, Thanksgiving 2010

SUNY Optometry Offering Free Eye Care Services at Bowery Mission

Posted January 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

The Bowery Mission is getting some love in the vision department. Thanks to a volunteer program by SUNY Optometry, those seeking help from the Mission can now get free eye care. The program commenced in March 2013, but has recently picked up speed, mostly due to significant fundraising. Over $30,000 has been rounded up via […]

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Bowery Mission Opens Women’s Shelter in Harlem

Posted November 27, 2012 at 6:18 am

The Bowery Mission has been serving the homeless of downtown New York for 133 years.

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Bowery Mission Rooftop Farm

Posted August 3, 2012 at 11:18 am

The Bowery is derived from the Dutch word Bouwerij, which translates to “farm.” For the second year running, the 133-year-old Bowery Mission is embracing such roots by tending to a six-story-high rooftop farm all its own

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Bowery Water Sweep

Posted August 2, 2012 at 11:23 am

In a neighborhood riddled with terrible drainage, a not uncommon sight. Sweeping the water into the sewers. Spotted outside the Bowery Mission after yesterday’s early morning downpour.

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Recap: The Place Matters Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted October 31, 2011 at 11:14 am

What do a candy store, a haven for the homeless, a matzo factory, and a local bar have in common? Last Wednesday night, they won awards from Place Matters. Recap, after the jump!

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Early Edition: August 1

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Early Edition: May 17

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