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What Did Search for Homeless in Brooklyn Heights Discover?

Volunteers for the HOPE Survey combed the streets of Brownstone Brooklyn Monday night looking to count and to assist the homeless. While conducting their audit, the searchers encountered one of the infamous and totally not homeless “Freegans” who make the garbage pile at Perelandra a nightly stop on their quest to save the earth and/or […]

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Freegans at Perelandra – Brilliant Conservationists or Dirty Hippies?

In a Gothamist post linking to the NY Times coverage of the Williamsburg freegans today, one commenter mentions the group of freegans who rummage through the trash at Perelandra every night: There’s a group that goes to Perelandra on Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights every night and goes through their garbage looking for food. It […]

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