Cheer for the Cyclones on Elvis Night
This evening, July 17, J57 and Koncept from New York City's Brown Bag Allstars troupe will be taking to the field down in Coney Island to perform the opening song ahead of the Brooklyn Cyclones showdown with the Jamestown Jammers. The track of choice will be a rendition of "Take a Day," which featur ... More >>
Did you know that July is Good Beer Month? Now that you do, you have no excuse not to celebrate. Even if you're taking a vacation this month, there are so many beer-focused happenings that you'll be sure to find a way to get your brew on. And, if these events aren't enough for you, consider purchasi ... More >>
Ever try mermaid? If not, you should check out this weekend's best events.
[Summer Guide 2014]
"When I was first telling people people I was a professional ultimate frisbee player, they laughed," says Matt Bode, who moved to New York last week to play the seven-on-seven game that takes place on a baseball field.
Take on the Staten Island Half-Marathon
Get moving for a great cause
Catch Minor League home openers
A doubleheader of the best kind
Minor-league ball is back
And proud of it
Ugh.The park in which Mets farm team, the Brooklyn Cyclones, play in Coney Island used to be called Keyspan Park, but the sponsor pulled out -- allegedly because they're now called National Grid, though we expect they could have just called it National Grid Park, u ... More >>
We have long hoped Wally Backman, the obstreperous veteran of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets, would someday manage the Amazin's in the balls-out manner he evinced on the field and in court depositions. He's a step closer now, as the Mets organization announced yesterday that Backman will m ... More >>
"132 Mulberry New York, NY 10013 #nyc #little_italy." twitpic by joannabethpdot. The Beastie Boys' Adam Rauch has cancer of the salivary gland, will seek treatment, is expected to recover. Get well soon, MCA. With Paterson in decline and Cuomo regnant, this guy is our best hope for an exciting 2 ... More >>
Where baseball fans go for old-fashioned spirit
Readers of today's New York Daily News (the Bronx edition, anyway) saw a lovely 1960s-vintage photo of a park near Yankee Stadium, accompanied by a report that the image had "reignited questions about whether the city is actually replacing all of the recreational parkland taken for the Bombers' new ... More >>
Unhappy about the Yankees? Cheer up -- the Staten Island Yankees, Class-A team of the underperforming Pinstripes, are in the New York-Penn League playoffs! Unfortunately they lost last night to the Jamestown (L.I.) Jammers. But they get to go again tonight and, with luck, tomorrow, while the Brook ... More >>
Locked in a stalemate with a developer over the future of Coney Island, city officials unveiled a new vision for the area that seemingly solves the problem: Make the disputed land into parkland. The parcel of Coney that includes the much-beloved Astroland would keep its current amusement zoning bu ... More >>
Brooklyn's self-proclaimed cheerleader will spend $8.1 million of your money this year. Photo illustration by Henry Deeb So the Brooklyn Cyclones are sponsoring a bobblehead promotion, that kicks off this weekend, called the "Legends of Brooklyn." Sounds good. And who are these legends that the Cy ... More >>
Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.
It's a swing and a miss for the attempts to tear down a Jackie Robinson moment immortalized in a Brooklyn statue
Behind the scenes, a scary game of chicken between the city and a developer who dreams of high-rise condos that won't amuse you
Hey, look what you're paying for! A Voice guide to the new Mets and Yankees stadiums.
Extreme makeover not amusing to everybody in the amusement district
Yankee Bashing Catches On Even With the Local Hacks
Crime Fighting vs. Civil Liberties in Housing Projects
Collegiate Record Geeks Choose Their Frequency
Minor-League Ball Comes to Coney and Staten Islands
Parades, Beaches, Festivals: What's Out There