Hoodies Fashion a Future for Homeless Youth

According to statistics from the Coalition for the Homeless, more than 23,000 homeless youth sleep in shelters in New York City each night. That number makes up more than a third of the city’s total homeless population. Hoodies for the Homeless was begun in 2015 to help bring awareness about homeless youth to the general […]

Thousands of wire coat hangers converge into an art installation and destination for performance on Governor’s Island.

Hanger Barn: Recycled Art Encourages Hanging Out

An installation featuring 21,456 wire coat hangers sounds like a set up for a joke about dry cleaners or car theft. But, pending official approval and funding, instead, it will be a sculpture on Governor’s Island, going up this summer. Judges from the volunteer art coalition FIGMENT NYC chose the installation, called Hanger Barn. The […]