Last modified February 25, 2014 at 12:18 pm
The FDNY Bravest Boxing team is giving it the old one-two for charity in two short weeks. The team has accepted an international challenge, taking on The Garda Club, a group of fighters from the Irish National Police Force and Dublin Fire Brigade. They’re dubbing it “Downtown Donnybrook” and it’ll be at Webster Hall in […]
Posted January 24, 2014 at 10:10 am
Play (soft)ball! The LES Lizzies’ Softball Clinic at the Henry Street Settlement gymnasium has been so successful this winter that the OLS Lizzies plan to keep the ball rolling. This spring and summer, they’re venturing into new territory with the first ever Lower East Side softball league for girls throughout the city. The league is […]
Posted December 31, 2013 at 6:00 am
It’s universally understood that every year, a mind blowing number of people will stand around for hours amid freezing temperatures in iconic Times Square, to fervently watch a globe of light sink slowly into the next 365 calendar days of status quo. Time’s Up has another way to spend the celebratory evening. It’s hosting its […]
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.