The West Side Campaign Against Hunger food pantry uses a customer-cooperative model under which clients volunteer to help run the supermarket-style operation.
Visually impaired New Yorkers were paired on tandem bikes with sighted partners in a 24-hour fundraiser for Lighthouse International.
The Om Yoga Center features special classes for women who have battled breast cancer.
The Wholesale Greenmarket seeks markets for local growers, trying to ensure the produce comes "straight from the farm each morning." But the path isn't always smooth.
A cadre of 20 volunteers from the medical field is working around the clock to serve protesters in the encampment at Zuccotti Park.
With food pantries and soup kitchens facing big increases in demand, our reporters fanned out across the borough on a recent afternoon to talk with the needy and those struggling to serve them.
Mini-pools that form in Chinatown after rainfall can last for days – collecting trash, chemicals and emanating a stench.
Chefs from Italy and New York turned Central Park's Rumsey Playfield into a pasta playground as part of a publicity push for Barilla.