Saturday, December 27, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Fairway Market Holds Fundraiser for Theater Journalist Hospitalized After Attack

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Fairway Market Holds Fundraiser for Theater Journalist Hospitalized After Attack
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

out of 10

Free Video Views Remaining

To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views per month.

Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Fairway Market held a fundraiser Thursday for theater journalist Randy Gener, who remains hospitalized after an assault last month.

Activists and family members organized a "Shopping Night" at Fairway Market in Chelsea, where 25 percent of sales from registered shoppers went toward paying Gener's medical expenses.

Many customers NY1 spoke with said that they were glad to help out.

"The abuse of anyone, anywhere, in any place, in any city is a crime that everyone should be appalled by, and if my signing a little piece of paper can help this guy out, then I can't think of why any person wouldn't join me," said one customer.

"I think it's a tragedy, and I'm sure he needs all the support he can get," said another.

"I think it's wonderful. I think more stores should take on that," said a third.

On January 17, the 54-year-old was punched several times and left unconscious on the street in Midtown.

Police have made an arrest in connection with the attack.

Related Stories ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP