Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer

Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer
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Rockefeller Center’s ice skating rink reopens for business while temperatures in New York hit 72 degrees.


Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses

Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses
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Fantasy football, an $11 billion industry, is making money for Midtown West bars and restaurants that host draft parties.


$6,000 a year: Why the city budget for after-school sports isn’t enough

$6,000 a year: Why the city budget for after-school sports isn't enough
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As obesity affects almost one-third of the country’s children, school sports teams are passe, city needs more comprehensive physical education programs.


Learning more, one move at a time

Learning more, one move at a time
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A non-profit organization, Chess-in-the-Schools helps students in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods cope better with academics and social life.


After Sandy: Baseball’s David Cone Serves Beer To Help Victims

After Sandy: Baseball's David Cone Serves Beer To Help Victims
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Former Mets and Yankess pitcher David Cone spent a night as a guest bartender at Foley’s NY Pub and restaurant to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims.


After Sandy: Knicks Kick-Off New Season At Madison Square Garden

After Sandy: Knicks Kick-Off New Season At Madison Square Garden
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In an effort to return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-state area, New York Knicks fans streamed into Madison Square Garden Friday night for the team’s season opener against the Miami Heat. Newlyweds Jesse and Suszana Cohen traveled by train from Princeton, New Jersey to Penn Station for the game. Jesse Cohen, 26, is a season […]


Winning at FIT…and Looking Good Doing It

Winning at FIT...and Looking Good Doing It
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Athletic director, Kerri-Ann McTiernan takes a “win at all costs” attitude to succeed with a sports program at a school known more for prowess at the sewing machine than on the field.