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  • TURKEY ON ICE

    published November 27, 2013

    Here’s a great Turkey Day plan: parade, eat, nap, eat, ice skate. Not all the city’s rinks are open yet, but here are two that... More >>

  • GAME TIME

    published December 25, 2013

    Just when we thought football was over for New York, our favorite gridiron venue, Yankee Stadium, hosts Notre Dame and Rutgers for the Pinstripe... More >>

  • FRESH ICE

    published December 18, 2013

    Just in time for the holidays, the much anticipated Lakeside Skating Center in Prospect Park features both an outdoor and covered rink and... More >>

  • KNOCK OUT

    published December 4, 2013

    It's not often you get to see two talented local boys fighting for the title King of Brooklyn. That's the main event at Barclays when... More >>

  • THE WOODS

    published November 13, 2013

    November is a perfect time to enjoy a great walk before the cold really sets in. The Central Park Woodlands Tour takes you through the North... More >>

  • TAKE ACTION

    published November 6, 2013

    In case you don’t know, a duathlon starts with a running leg, followed by cycling, and finishing up with another running leg. But... More >>

  • THE ART OF SPECTATING

    published October 30, 2013

    It’s been two years since we’ve enjoyed the ING New York City Marathon, so let’s remind everyone: It’s nuts, with massive... More >>

  • UP IN THE AIR

    published May 8, 2013

    “The little trick of getting three objects to dance around in your hands has always managed to keep a small sense of magic,” says... More >>

  • STEP TO IT

    published October 16, 2013

    Looking for a great day outdoors? Join the Make-A-Wish Walk and 5K Run and move at your own pace through the three-mile course winding through... More >>

  • GET MOVING

    published October 9, 2013

    Sponsored by the New York Road Runners, the Staten Island Half-Marathon is special for the panoramic views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and New... More >>

  • FAST AND FURIOUS

    published September 25, 2013

    This isn't the casual ping-pong you grew up with in the basement rec room. Co-owned by Susan Sarandon and frequented by celebrities, SPIN is... More >>

  • CALL OF THE WILD

    published April 17, 2013

    More than 235 species of birds can be found in Central Park over the course of the year, ranging from natives like the blue jay to more exotic... More >>

  • STROKE IT OUT

    published July 17, 2013

    The folks at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy call kayaking “human-powered boats,” and with the park’s free kayaking and... More >>

  • EARLY SCORE

    published August 21, 2013

    This is just preseason, but both teams are desperate to iron out their quarterback problems. The Eagles are going with the always exciting and... More >>

  • ACES WILD

    published August 21, 2013

    Our favorite thing about the U.S. Open: It was the first major tournament to offer women the same prize money and trophy as men. (We can thank... More >>

  • ENTER THE DRAGON

    published August 7, 2013

    This is one of the most fascinating multicultural events in the city. The 23rd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, which celebrates the fifth... More >>

  • STRIKE A POSE

    published July 31, 2013

    The ancient practice of yoga—popular among New Yorkers for finding much-needed spiritual, mental, and physical... More >>

  • GRAND SLAM

    published June 26, 2013

    A unique opportunity to cross home plate at a real ballpark, the Take Your Base 5K Run/Walk starts on Surf Avenue and finishes in MCU Park, the... More >>

  • SHOOTING STARS

    published June 19, 2013

    Many athletes support charitable causes with their multimillion-dollar salaries, but not many have made as great an impact as two-time NBA MVP... More >>

  • BATTER UP

    published June 12, 2013

    Baseball fans here are very lucky to not only have two major league teams but two quality minor league teams—the Staten Island Yankees and... More >>

  • MAKING TRACKS

    published June 5, 2013

    Since the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness were won by different horses, we already know there won’t be a Triple Crown winner this year. But... More >>

  • HOT SHOTS

    published May 29, 2013

    The Liberty were all optimism and excitement during their first training camp under new coach Bill Laimbeer, who led Detroit to three league... More >>

  • GOOOOAL!

    published May 15, 2013

    Soccer fans will think they’ve died and gone to heaven with this blockbuster. First, a live screening of Fox Sports’ telecast of the... More >>

  • SPEED RACER

    published May 8, 2013

    Here’s a different way to get your run in: City Running Tours offers guided runs through neighborhoods, mixing in some history and street... More >>

  • RIDE ON

    published May 1, 2013

    The 2013 TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the biggest bike ride in the U.S. More than 32,000 cyclists ride 40 miles over five bridges with absolutely no... More >>

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