The Hungry are Sometimes Overlooked
With over 600 food pantries in the five boroughs and 1.4 million people relying on assistance from either pantries or soup kitchens, there a lot of people going hungry in New York. The problem is that many of us don't see the need or the people in need. Eillie Anzilotti from the Atlantic profiled Joey O'Loughlin who spent three years documenting the lives of the people receiving help. O'Loughlin is also sharing their stories and their faces in his new exhibit, Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC, showing now at the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Good News for Renters in the City
Why the Poor Stay In and Move to New York
In the midst of growing number of people living in shelters, facing homelessness, under and unemployment, The New York Times points to one reason that many choose to stay and come