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Babylon-Is-Risen, Lower East Side

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A video recap of the 285 religious sites on the Lower East Side

What happens after Christmas? The story of J.C. Penney, Jr.

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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 [...]

Evidence of New Yorkers’ heart at The Bowery Mission

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At Thanksgiving the heart of New York City’s people is on display at The Bowery Mission. “Everybody can be great,” said Martin Luther King, Jr., “because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a [...]

The Garden of Eden on Eldridge Street. Series: God in NYC Gardens

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In the 1970s a few reckless souls dared to try to put back together the bombed out neighborhoods in the Lower East Side.

Part 9: The Making of the Postsecular City. The East Side story

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Tammy next explored the East Side, coming back through Chinatown and the Lower East Side first. She visited the Primitive Christian Church on East Broadway which has a new ministry to second generation Hispanics. In the 1970s it burned down causing Marcos Rivera to leave his job with IBM to rebuild the church. He was [...]

The Chapel. The Great Heart of The Bowery Mission

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This Sunday November 7th will be the 101st Anniversary of The Chapel at The Bowery Mission. We prepared this coffee table booklet for the Anniversary Celebration and thought that you would like an exclusive peak. Let us know what you think! And more importantly, support The Bowery Mission during this Thanksgiving season! [issuu layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Fcolor%2Flayout.xml backgroundcolor=000000 [...]

New York is a place to reason together, Rev. Gabriel A. Salguero of The Lamb’s Church

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As an Evangelical pastor in the Lower East Side of Manhattan I’ve received several calls to give my opinion about the building project called Park51 Islamic center and  mosque near Ground Zero in New York. I have resisted responding for several reasons, not least of which is that emotions are understandably running high given the [...]

Postsecular NYC & Jacob Riis

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Jacob Riis became the most famous reporter in early 20th century America. His journalism led the way to abolishing unlivable tenement housing and police force corruption and brutality. His photographs and writing caused the enforcement or creation of housing codes requiring fire escapes, windows, toilets and running water. His expose of the likely transmission of [...]

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