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Salvation Army

  1. food deserts
    The Salvation Army Is Opening Affordable Grocery Stores in Food DesertsThe first location opened today in northeast Baltimore.
  2. sidewalk mystery
    What Exactly Is the Salvation Army?And what happens to that quarter you drop into the red kettle?
  3. psas
    ‘The Dress’ Has Been Repurposed As a Domestic-Violence PSAReleased this morning by the Salvation Army.
  4. karaoke
    Watch Our Karaoke Explainer on the Salvation ArmyJust in time for the holidays.
  5. Freebies
    Get Free Doughnuts Today in Madison Square ParkBut hurry — it only runs until 3 p.m.
  6. Food Trucks
    Alderman, Salvation Army Take It Down a Notch Over Food TruckSalvation Army and alderman in peace talks.
  7. Food Trucks
    A Different Food Truck War: Alderman Versus Salvation Army in UptownNow the fight shifts to food trucks helping the homeless.
  8. Openings
    Coming Soon to Astoria: A Really Big Restaurant With a Lot of TelevisionsBut where’s the remote?
  9. Free Food
    Lots of Chances for Free Doughnuts, Starting TomorrowThey won’t be fancy, but they will be free.
  10. Mediavore
    Thanksgiving Dinner for 1,200; No Pumpkin Shortage in BostonPlus: Brigham’s owner vows to save jobs, and France cottons on to fast food, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. video look book
    The Sex and the City Extra Wannabe With a Giant Red Flower on Her HeadCheck her out in our latest Video Look Book.
  12. in other news
    For New York’s Salvation Army, Charity Ends at HomeSuch is the demonic power of the Manhattan real-estate market: It even corrupts the gentle bell-ringers of the Salvation Army. Today’s Daily News reports that the megacharity is harassing hundreds of female tenants in its single-room-occupancy hotels, with an eye on emptying the properties and selling them. Apparently the Army is not above using intimidation tactics out of the standard landlord playbook: Scared residents tell of being barged in on by teams of four or five strangers bearing eviction notices and video cameras. Why? Because temptation is high. One of the two buildings, the Parkside Evangeline on Gramercy Park, is valued at over $100 million. One assumes it will make for a hell of a luxury-condo address; thing is, it was donated to the Salvation Army for the express purpose of providing housing for needy women. Isn’t that a problem? “We’re going to redeploy our assets and move them to where they can do the most good,” said a spokesperson. Spoken like a true soldier. They Need Salvation From Army [NYDN]