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Hat shop with an Easter attitude.
First funerals for East Harlem Explosion victims raises hopes for a better New York and questions of blame
When Cecilio Hernandez said goodbye to his wife and daughter on Wednesday morning in East Harlem, he had no clue that their hugs would be his last until they meet again in the after-life. About half an hour later, the family’s apartment building and an adjacent building exploded and collapsed.
Updated Sat 11:30pm: Clergy help to pull the pieces of a neighborhood back together after East Harlem Explosion. Founder’s Bible recovered
Plan fund for the victims. How can you help? Prayer gathering Sat 12N
Pastors & faith leaders urged to show support and prayer Thursday 9:30 am @ 105 E 116th St
Updated Thurs 8:44am: East Harlem explosion kills 7, 8 missing, 74 injured. Destroys Spanish Christian Church
The pastors of the church at 1644 Park Avenue (116th Street) are Revs. Thomas Perez & Santos Mercado. 102 churches in E Harlem.
Xu Bing’s Phoenixes shows up at St. John the Divine — UPDATED with Philippe Petit’s walk at opening!
A paen to the Chinese migrant worker inspired by Buddhist values. Xu lived in NYC for 20 years and considers it his 2nd home.
The deepest life comes when your arms are around the poor at a moment of need. That is why organizations like The Bowery Mission is the address for the true meaning of New York City: a city of the deeper life; the more compassionate life; a city in which the least of us counts even [...]
This broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
If you want to give a quirky, intriguing present to people who love urban sleuthing, this is it.