131 Broome Street

Catholic Charities Hosting Food Distribution Pop-up on the Lower East Side Today

Posted June 19, 2020 at 5:04 am

The city is gradually reopening, yet plenty of folks remain in dire need of assistance. Especially relating to groceries Coming to the rescue is Catholic Charities of New York, which is hosting a pop-up food distribution table on the Lower East Side today. The nonprofit organization plans to hand out 500 boxes of food to […]

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After New Year’s Elevator Death on LES, Pols Urge Passage of Stalled ‘Elevator Safety Bill’

Posted January 11, 2016 at 5:17 am

Mere minutes before the ball-drop ushered in 2016, tragedy struck 131 Broome Street, part of the Grand Street Guild, housing complex. A 25-year-old Bronx man named Stephen Hewett-Brown, retroactively hailed a hero, was crushed to death by a faulty elevator that had stalled between floors. Though, not before helping a female resident to safety. In […]

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