World Cup

7th Annual ShowdownNYC Street Soccer Match Kicks Off Tomorrow Night

Posted June 24, 2014 at 6:11 am

World Cup excitement is at a fever pitch (pun intended), and this week footballers, basketballers, giddy children, and fans of all ages will take to Sara D. Roosevelt Park for Steve Nash’s 7th Annual Showdown NYC, to benefit the Steve Nash Foundation. With world class talent always showing up for the 8-a-side street match, and with the US […]

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‘Casa Fat Radish’ is Opening in Rio During World Cup Play

Posted May 23, 2014 at 6:03 am

The grand stage of the World Cup has international brands frenzied in their quest to capitalize on the huge audience. Naturally. It seems as though there are few barriers to entry in that field, as one popular Lower East Side eatery has plans to open a temporary presence in Rio de Janeiro for the games. Team […]

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6th Annual ‘Kicking + Screening’ Soccer Film Festival Begins Today

Posted April 8, 2014 at 10:22 am

There’s been a lot of footie chatter recently. New York’s newest club “NYCFC” is on the supporter prowl; their latest mural splayed on a Canal and Broadway facade. The team has also recently unveiled the new subway token-inspired team crest at the Adidas Store on Houston. Top that all off with the fact that we’re only […]

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The Bowery Vuvuzela [Video]

Posted July 12, 2010 at 6:13 am

At about 10:30 last night, hours after Spain defeated the Netherlands in the World Cup final, one drunken reveler was stumbling up Bowery sounding his ear-piercing vuvuzela.  The noise elicited responses from many of the drivers stopped in traffic just north of Delancey.

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Showdown in Chinatown, Tonight at 6 PM

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:19 am

For the third consecutive year, Steve Nash is bringing his Showdown in Chinatown soccer (nay, futbol) match to the Lower East Side.  The event will be held in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on the Stanton Street field.  This year’s guest athletes include Claudio Reyna, Tony Parker, Simone Motto, Brandon Jennings, and Giuseppe Rossi.  Game time […]

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World Cup Pop-Up PlayBeautiful to Open at 201 Mulberry

Posted May 11, 2010 at 6:39 am

To capitalize on World Cup fever this summer, a new soccer-themed pop-up shop will open at the 201 Mulberry event space on June 6. And judging by the description, it promises to be quite an experience.