Henry Kravis...Do Gooder?

The LBO king is raising millions for inner city NYC

Van Deward Woods, owner of Sylvia's Restaurant, a popular Harlem soul food eatery, and billionaire Henry R. Kravis don't have much in common. Woods, son of founder Sylvia Woods, serves up fried chicken and ribs on a gritty Lenox Avenue block where street vendors blast rap music. The offices of Kravis' firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., soar above tony West 57th Street, offering dazzling views of Central Park.

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