Every August, New Yorkers flee the city for, essentially, anywhere else. We think our events this month might just compel folks to stick around – even in these dog days of summer. First off, we’re celebrating our supporters all August long with our thrice yearly member appreciation month. Advocate Member level and above get 10% off every purchase every day this month and 25% off Sundays (every month), join today and get 30% off your first purchase.
This Saturday, go to the head of the class with West Village’s Back to School sale featuring apparel, accessories and school supplies.The same day, get an A in accessorizing at Broadway & 96’s Sparkle and Shine jewelry event.
On Monday, …
Posted on August 3, 2015 at 1:26 pm
On Thursday, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Update to 2020 (NHAS 2020).
The infographic below gives an overview of the strategy. Housing Works will be releasing an analysis shortly, but in the meantime the full report can be found here.
The PDF is available here.
Posted on July 31, 2015 at 12:55 pm
Fill in the blank. It’s hot as ____ out! We really, really know. Let’s all beat the heat with our 3 day sale! Get 25% off EVERY DARN THING in our thrift shops (except Buy the Bag). Furniture? Yes. Art? Yes. Fashion. Heck yes. This limited time sale starts today and ends Friday. We’ll even throw in free air conditioning while you shop. Because we love you.
Posted on July 29, 2015 at 9:41 am
Quell your hot and humid NYC summer blues with some cold beer, A/C, great books, and wonderful events! Coming up this month, we’ve got something for everyone, whether you are a poet, a shrink, a comedy-lover, a fantasy nerd, or trivia nut, or just want to get off those sticky streets and hang out. Tomorrow night, we celebrate three stellar independent presses with Small Press Night. Next week, on Thursday, August 6 we’re extremely excited to launch our brand new comedy series, Loose! Don’t miss this historic launch of a new show featuring comedy at its finest. We’ll have Sean Donnelly, Joe List, Carmen Lynch, as well as some surprise extra-special guests, to be announced next week! Tickets are $10 which includes 1 free …
Posted on July 28, 2015 at 5:54 pm
On July 8th, the End AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition hosted an Ending the Epidemic summit entitled “Ending AIDS 2020: Blueprint to Action,” at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City. This community event officially launched implementation of the Ending the Epidemic Blueprint, which was publicly released on April 29, 2015, by bringing together key stakeholders for a day-long dialogue about how we can best implement the Blueprint recommendations in every region of New York State. Discussions included panels on ETE Plan metrics to measure progress and ensuring the Plan reaches at-risk populations, as well as strategies for mobilizing other key stakeholders and accessing new resources. Over 200 people attended the event in person, and many more …
Posted on July 16, 2015 at 3:57 pm
It’s hard to believe it, but July is drawing to a close. As summer lovers, we want to treasure every last minute!
With that in mind, please note all shops will be closed tomorrow, July 17, for our annual staff appreciation party! It’s time to thank our hardworking thrift staff for all that they do.
Fear not, we’ll reopen Saturday with a fantastic event for shutterbugs – Broadway & 96’s Summer Snapshot! Gear up on cameras, equipment and photography books, all the inspiration and equipment you need to document your fun in the sun.
Dig music? Love art? Can’t stop reading? Perfect! On Saturday, July 25 get vinyl, stereos and stereo equipment plus music-themed …
Posted on July 16, 2015 at 9:23 am
The Housing Works team had a wonderful time marching in the Heritage of Pride March on Sunday, June 28. We were honored to send a contingent from Housing Works to march alongside Governor Cuomo in celebration of his commitment to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State, as well has have our own float full of Housing Works employees and volunteers (including some fierce dancers!).
It was particularly celebratory day, following the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, and the streets of New York City were draped in rainbows and glitter. We can’t wait til Pride 2020 when we’ll all be celebrating the END …
Posted on July 15, 2015 at 4:03 pm
Hailed as “an elegant, ominous book” by Roxane Gay and “the stiffest of literary drinks” by Jami Attenberg, Karolina Waclawiak’s The Invaders launches tomorrow night, Thursday, July 9, with an evening of Female Trouble.
Tonight, July 8, we bring you an exploration of “What is Home?” curated and hosted by historian Alexis Coe, with Josh Gondelman, Danielle Henderson, Anna North, and more. Looking ahead, on Thursday, August 6, we’re launching our brand new monthly comedy series! Loose: A Comedy Show, hosted by Jo Firestone. And on Monday, August 10, WORD Bookstores presents an evening with Felicia Day for the launch of her memoir You’re Never Weird On the Internet (Almost).
July at HWBC means two great …
Posted on July 7, 2015 at 10:12 pm