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A Guideline for Homeless Services Outreach

A Guideline for Homeless Services Outreach

New York City’s homeless population has reached its highest levels ever, and with the frigid cold winter season here, it is imperative to understand how to do our part with the city and house the most vulnerable populations. To better understand the necessary steps that can lead to housing for these individuals, read below on how the New York City’s Department of Homeless Services is tackling these issues with outreach teams and how citizens can help in the process.
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Small Business Saturday - November 30th

Small Business Saturday - November 30th

The 10th Annual Celebration of Small Business Saturday is fast approaching on November 30th. Just after Black Friday, this is the most important day of the year for small businesses to encourage holiday shoppers to visit their local businesses. Last year in 2018, US consumers spent a record high of $17.8 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday.

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L Train Closure - Essential Information

L Train Closure - Essential Information

For 15 months starting in April of 2019, all MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) L train service will be suspended across the East River and within Manhattan to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

There will be significant changes to public transportation across lower Manhattan, including within the Village Alliance District.