The sun nudged above the buildings on Grove Street last Wednesday morning, and a cluster of homeless people huddled by the entrance to the public library's main branch, waiting for the doors to open. One man sat on a sidewalk grate that was venting warm air. Others clutched garbage bags or duffle bags full of possessions close to their chests. A woman, who gave her name only as Amanda, said she didn't go to a shelter the night before when temperatures plunged to the mid-30s. She doesn't like the shelters, she said, but she sure... More >>>
Public Library's Main Branch: A rather large building for a daytime homeless shelter.