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(Photos) Chris Martin Plays Bowery Mission Benefit Concert

We have some photos to share today from the Bowery Mission of last week's intimate benefit concert by Chris Martin at Mercury Lounge.

Hit-and-Run Driver Could Serve Less Than Two Years For Killing Bowery Pedestrian

Two years ago, Robert Perry was struck and killed by a driver racing past the Bowery Mission at speeds in excess of 50 m.p.h. Yesterday that driver learned his fate. 25-year-old Danny Lin could end up serving less than...

Motorist Convicted in Fatal Hit-and-Run Near Bowery Mission

In November of 2014, a driver traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph struck and killed 57-year-old Robert Perry, a frequent resident of the Bowery Mission.

Photos: Jets Running Back Bilal Powell at the Bowery Mission

New York Jets running back Bilal Powell spent some time at the Bowery Mission yesterday, helping to serve breakfast and to launch a sock donation program. The Bilal Powell Foundation teamed up with Bombas, a clothing company founded in...

Bowery Mission Serves Thousands of Thanksgiving Meals

It was the biggest day of the year at the Bowery Mission yesterday. The 136-year-old Lower East Side institution served thousands of meals for Thanksgiving at both the historic flagship building in this neighborhood and at locations throughout New...

Bowery Mission Receives Donated Mattresses From Leesa

We were over at the Bowery Mission today when the first shipment of mattresses donated by the Leesa online mattress company arrived at the historic Lower East Side shelter. The Virginia-based firm is providing more than 300 mattresses for...

24-Year-Old Man Indicted in Death of Bowery Mission Resident

Back in November, Bowery Mission resident Robert Perry was killed by the driver of a BMW who, police said, was traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph. Today, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has announced that the driver,...

Bowery Mission Names David Jones New President & CEO

The Bowery Mission announced today that David P. Jones has been appointed to the position of president and CEO of the historic Lower East Side-based institution. He replaces longtime president Ed Morgan, who will now head up the newly...

Robert Perry’s Funeral Will Be Held at Bowery Mission Today

There will be a funeral today at the Bowery Mission for Robert Perry, the man who was killed by a reckless driver just before Thanksgiving. It will take place at noon in the chapel at 227 Bowery. The November 25th...

Coming Up Sunday: Silent Art Auction Benefitting Bowery Mission

Members of the Lower East Side's visual arts community are organizing a silent auction on Sunday to benefit the Bowery Mission. It will be held from 1-6 p.m. on the ground floor at 231 Bowery, which is part of...
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Lower East Side Arts and Events

A few upcoming events that caught our eye this week: "The Village! A Disco Daydream" returns to Dixon Place for...
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