Latest New York City Sports News

Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco
Quietly during the 2015 baseball season, Major League Baseball and the players' union jointly hired Dr. Michael Steinberg, the director of the Rutgers University tobacco-dependence program, to serve as a consultant to the sport. If any player or other …
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It's Like the NBA, Minus the Money, Fame and Fans
JOHN, New Brunswick — In the early stages of their snowy drive to Nova Scotia last month, the St. John Mill Rats occupied themselves as best they could. Their bus featured a couple of rare luxuries: an outlet for a flash drive and a small television …
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Bad Shape of Knicks Starts With the Triangle
Fisher's Oklahoma City Thunder uniform was still perspiration-soaked when Jackson hired and overpaid him because he had to. … He has also seen what happened in New York with Fisher and may wonder if Jackson has learned his lesson. Has he?
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Latest New York City Arts News

Why Play Doh Stays Hugely Popular, 60 Years Later
In recent years, new iterations have included a new compound called Play-Doh Plus and arts & crafts line called DohVinci, which is meant for older kids between the ages of six and 12. DohVinci also incorporates a different material that is meant more …
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Things to Do in Connecticut, Feb. 13 Through 21
Silvermine Arts Center Galleries, 1037 Silvermine Road. 203-966-9700; silvermineart.org. NEW HAVEN Kurt Vile and the Violators, indie rock. Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. $ 22. Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, alternative country. Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. $ 25.50 to $ 30.
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Latest New York City Music News

Get Ready For The Panorama Music Festival AKA “Coachella NYC
Goldenvoice/AEG, producers of the Coachella Festival, announced the launch of the Panorama Music Festival coming July 22-24, 2016, at Randall's Island Park in New York City. “We look forward to bringing Panorama to New York City and introducing a new …
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Classical Music Listings for Feb. 12-18
29) This festival celebrating contemporary music in myriad forms and styles continues to bring innovative programs to performances spaces all over the city. Among the highlights are an evening of chamber music from … Ensemble ACJW (Monday) These …
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Latest New York City Music News

Every Musician Who Loves New York, Mapped
The New York Music Map attempts to account for all of the city's famed music-makers—some very recent, some legendary; some native New Yorkers, some adopted. Both a graphic print and an interactive online platform, the map plots around 450 artists' …
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What Real Orchestras Can—and Can't—Learn From Mozart in the Jungle
The New York Philharmonic ended its yearlong search for a new music director to replace the outgoing Alan Gilbert last week by selecting Jaap van Zweden, an established conductor with an intense, demanding style—and in doing so, followed a … At a …
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Glenn Frey, Eagles Founding Member, Dies in New York City
A Detroit native, Frey met Don Henley when they were in their 20s and new to the music business. Soon after, they formed the Eagles with Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon, quickly becoming one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with hits …
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Latest New York City Nightlife News

La La Anthony and Timbaland Developing Hip-Hop Docuseries
The company's clients include Drake, Kanye West and Robin Thicke, and the show will be set inside the New York City nightlife scene. The series will expose the entrepreneurial side of hiphop, highlighting the hustles of models, DJs and social media …
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7 nightlife improvements Boston needs: Task force
The transit agency announced on Wednesday that the personal wheeled vehicles will no longer be allowed aboard trains or buses or at stations of the New York City Subway, New York City Buses, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, Staten Island …
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The best destinations and hotels for a stag weekend in Europe
Nightlife factor: 4/5. Plenty of stag-friendly clubs that accept large groups: SWX superclub (swxbristol.com) is the largest in the city, with three arenas and capacity for 1,800 people. Think pyrotechnics, laser installations, and booming drum'n'bass …
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Latest New York City Sports News

Now a Survivor, Rod Carew Weeps Without Shame
Finally, Carew, a Hall of Famer, said, he hopes to attend the induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., in July. “I never dreamt he would be strong enough to come to TwinsFest,” said the Twins' president, Dave St. Peter, who visited Carew in California …
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UFC in New York '100 percent a top priority;' November debut date targeted
The UFC once again had to pull the plug on a planned New York City debut date. The Empire State's asinine ban on mixed martial arts remains in place, meaning a planned April 23 MSG date needed to be scrapped. But as the UFC once again brought its …
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Latest New York City Attractions News

Best Hotels in the USA 2016
This expanded content allows travelers to search for the best hotel to suit their needs, whether they're seeking a boutique property in New York City with a gym and a pool or a conference hotel in Cleveland with free Wi-Fi access and a well-equipped …
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Staten Island stands to benefit from tourist boom (editorial)
The prospects seem bright for an economic windfall since millions of tourists arrive each year on the Staten Island Ferry, a world-class attraction known for its panoramic views of New York Harbor. Soon they will have much more to see and do here …
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Latest New York City Sports News

​Modell's snags first downtown Boston store in former City Sports site
Modell's Sporting Goods of New York City will snag its first downtown Boston store when it opens at the Boylston Street site of its former rival, City Sports, in March. The move is a result of the bankruptcy proceedings of the Boston-based sports chain …
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Knicks player Cleanthony Early shot in overnight attack near Queens strip club
Knicks benchwarmer Cleanthony Early saw his most action of the season Wednesday: shot in the knee by a ski-masked robbery crew after a late-night strip club visit. A half-dozen bandits, in a synchronized Queens attack, robbed the second-year player of …
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Kevin Durant a huge fan of Kristaps Porzingis, calls Knicks rookie a 'unicorn'
FOLLOW THE DAILY NEWS SPORTS ON FACEBOOK. "LIKE" US HERE. What the Knicks can offer is the spotlight of New York, “the Mecca of basketball,” as Durant described this week, which is something he doesn't need for endorsements (he has plenty of those) but …
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Latest New York City Entertainment News

Yesterday Was Officially David Bowie Day In New York City
Yesterday Was Officially David Bowie Day In New York City. A tribute to the late musician. 01/21/2016 09:57 am ET. Lily Karlin Associate Entertainment Writer, The Huffington Post. New York City — where the late David Bowie lived for more than 20 years …
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Bethenny Frankel takes heat on Twitter after complaining about Kmart cashiers
Spanish-speaking Kmart cashiers should either learn English or beat it, “Real Housewives of New York City” star Bethenny Frankel said. “Wow @Kmart has 2 registers open w 5 other employees standing around & two speak no English whatsoever,” she …
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Latest New York City Arts News

State Challenges Plan to Revive City Opera
The New York State Attorney General's office has raised questions in a court filing this week about whether a plan to reorganize the company by NYCO Renaissance — a group backed by Roy Niederhoffer, a hedge fund manager — is likely to survive beyond …
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Walter Weissman Photographs Celebrities
… to artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. By 1971, he was living in a downtown Manhattan loft, mixing with the art crowd at SoHo galleries and, later, becoming an activist on various artist-related issues like health insurance and New …
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