Holiday Help For Sandy Victims

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
Two years after Superstorm Sandy, many Staten Islander residents are still struggling to recover. Ongoing rebuilding efforts leave little time or resources for holiday celebrations.

Project Hospitality and The Food Bank for New York City are stepping in by distributing Thanksgiving turkeys – and all the trimmings – to families hardest hit on the South Shore.

Soup Kitchen Battles Tough Times

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

The Friday-only All Souls soup kitchen is busy preparing for a crowd of more than 250 people expected the day after Thanksgiving. But tough economic times are making it harder to serve New York’s hungry. The Upper East Side staple for more than 30 years is cutting back on some food items, even as demand grows.

Cooking Up Safer Stoves

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

The Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves drew Hillary Clinton and other notables who joined the push to bring stoves than use clean fuel to developing nations. More than four million people die annually from fumes produced by open flames and other unsafe cooking methods. The group hopes to put eco-friendly stoves in 100 million homes by 2020.

The two-day conference at the Conrad New York Hotel ended with pledges from the U.S., the U.K. and Norway to contribute a total $290 million to the effort.

A Can-Do Take on Art and Hunger

Saturday, November 8th, 2014
“Canstruction” is a charity event that challenges architects and engineers to create sculptures out of cans of food. Now in its 22nd year, the competition is taking place at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan. Teams vie to create the biggest and coolest sculpture using cans that will be donated to City Harvest, which distributes food to hungry New Yorkers.
The exhibition runs through Nov. 20, though winners will be announced on Nov. 10.

The Great Pumpkins Arrive

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

A Free Bite of the Big Apple

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Food for All at Hunts Point

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Vermouth Maker’s Touch of Glass

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Meet Queens’ ‘Qustodian’

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014