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New York City's senior centers avoided a disastrous budget cut this year. But the passing of that threat masks a subtler one: the gradual erosion of an array of services New York City offers its elderly. City Limits reports.
On the first Friday of every month, the Franciscan Friars partake in what they call a “Jesus Run” -- a night where they seek out homeless people to offer food, prayers and faith.
The government estimates that a person spends $150/month on food. We ask New Yorkers what's in their food baskets.