Locals will gather at the Christian Community Church on 74th Street on Sunday, April 30 at 4 p.m. to commemorate a homeless man who would sit on benches in Riverside Park. The man, whose name was Stephen, is believed to be the man found dead last month in the park. As of last week, he had not been identified by police — that’s not uncommon when a homeless person dies.
People have been writing remembrances and placing flowers on a bench on 75th Street in the park where Stephen used to sit.
Photos by Gretchen Berger.