Last modified December 12, 2013 at 12:58 pm
This winter, the little ladies of the Lower East Side have an opportunity to step up to the plate, thanks to a new neighborhood winter softball clinic. Game on! The clinic includes instruction on pitching, hitting, fielding – everything you’d pretty much expect to work on during the off-season – and it’s open to girls […]
Posted September 24, 2013 at 6:05 am
Ivan Nova, the Yankees’ best starting pitcher since the All-Star Break, dropped by the Fine Fare location on Clinton Street yesterday afternoon. His appearance transpired just one day after the baseball club held Mariano Rivera Day at Yankee Stadium to sign autographs and take pictures with some of his fans. The event at Fine Fare […]
Posted September 18, 2013 at 6:00 am
Cycling newcomer Strada Customs closed down its Chinatown store yesterday for a brief remodeling period. This much was revealed on the company blog earlier this week. But it’s only part of the story. When the bike shop reopens at 159 Mott Street on September 22 as planned, it’ll take on an entirely new identity. We’ve since […]
Posted September 9, 2013 at 6:05 am
Leftfield somehow managed to stuff a small half-pipe into its cramped rear yard on Ludlow Street.
Posted September 5, 2013 at 6:00 am
Here’s something from left field at, ahem, Leftfield. Neighbors alerted us to some loud construction behind the Ludlow Street bar (see photo below), and we now know why. It’s much ado about a skate ramp. Forgtmenot wasn’t the only spot that decided to construct one. Leftfield built the quarter-pipe as part of an event to […]
Posted July 19, 2013 at 6:21 am
Prolific street artist Hanksy also seemed to discover the piece after it was constructed, tagging it with the new “Bill Skates” pun.
Posted July 3, 2013 at 11:12 am
Back when the WWE was still known as the WWF, we spent many hours watching the back-breaking suplexes and collar-tightening sleeper holds.
Posted July 3, 2013 at 6:03 am
There’s a big streetside push to promote Riverside Skatepark on the Upper West Side. A team of neighborhood skate shops – Labor, Shut, Reciprocal, Blades, Paragon – have been doling postcards around the city to help get the word out. Riverside Skatepark – located at 108th Street – opened for the season on May 16. […]
Last modified June 27, 2013 at 1:06 pm
The air was thick with humidity and anticipation for the 6th annual Showdown in Chinatown. The children were having their usual pre-match kickabout on the pitch. Fans clamored up the bleachers to stake out seats. Remixed radio favorites blared across Sara D. Roosevelt Park. A festive vibe, for sure. The players arrived promptly at 6:15 […]
Posted June 26, 2013 at 6:13 am
Just a reminder to all Showdown fans that this year’s eight-a-side street footie match kicks off tonight at 6:30pm in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.