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Pine St. Inn’s Bold Move to End Chronic Homelessness
July 16, 2014 | Boston Globe
The Pine Street Inn recently tipped the scales. More men and women now live in Pine Street housing than stay in our shelters each night, an important shift that is improving lives and moving us closer to the goal of ending homelessness.
Edible Notes - Boston HandyWorks
July 14, 2014 | Edible Boston
This summer, serve your grilled meats or local cheeses on a beautiful, handcrafted wooden cutting board from Boston HandyWorks.
Pine Street Inn Names President and CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club Laura J. Sen as New Board Chair
July 10, 2014 | South End News
Pine Street Inn welcomes Laura J. Sen, President and Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. as the new Chair of its Board of Directors.
Norton resident Downie receives honorary degree
June 26, 2014 | Norton TAB
Pine Street Inn President and Executive Director Lyndia Downie of Norton received an honorary doctor of humanities degree from New England Law | Boston.
Letter to the Editor: Homeless Court serves justice
March 29, 2014 | Boston Globe
Homeless Court, one of the specialty courts mentioned in Leon Neyfakh’s “The rise of custom justice” (Ideas, March 23), is held monthly at Pine Street Inn.
Why Some Bostonians Refuse Shelter In The Dead Of Winter
February 19, 2014 | WBUR
Follow Pine Street Inn's outreach van on a cold winter night in Boston for a glimpse of the challenges of living on the streets.
Boston’s Homeless Shelters Fill To Capacity As People Flee Frigid Cold
January 24, 2014 | WBUR
It’s cold out there, and no one feels it more than the homeless. Homeless shelters in Boston are reporting that they’re filled to capacity as people try to escape the single-digit temperatures.
Walsh’s last visits as mayor-elect highlight city’s diverse challenges
January 5, 2014 | Boston Globe
Marty Walsh tales part in four-day pre-inaugural tour, visiting organizations across the city, including Pine Street Inn.
Cold causes burst pipes, fires in Mass.
January 4, 2014 | Boston Globe
The bitter cold prompted deep concerns about the homeless and their vulnerability outdoors to hypothermia and frostbite. Boston’s Pine Street Inn has overflowed with homeless Thursday and Friday nights, with up to 64 people sleeping on cots in overflow areas of the shelter.
On Christmas Eve, homeless gather at Pine Street Inn
December 25, 2013 | Boston Globe
It was a packed dining room at Pine Street Inn on Tuesday for the annual Christmas Eve luncheon, one of the shelter’s signature events that fed close to 1,000 men and women on a chilly winter day.