227 Bowery

Man Badly Beaten on the Bowery Last Night

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 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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Florence Welch Accidentally Sets Fire to Room in Bowery Hotel

Posted February 1, 2012 at 6:18 am

Fiery English songstress Florence Welch (yes, of Machine fame) just disclosed the sordid details of a recent booze-filled bender while in town for an undisclosed acoustic show.

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Early Edition: August 1

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

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Early Edition: May 17

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:01 am

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A Game of Clue on the Bowery

Posted February 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

We just finished a rousing game of Clue, and guessed correctly! See who did it.

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Saigon Hands Out Blankets at Bowery Mission

Posted January 26, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Brooklyn-based emcee Saigon has been volunteering recently at the Bowery Mission.

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