Crunch Fitness International Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Christians Pole Dance in the Name of Jesus [Video]

    ​Trend watch! There's a fun new way to celebrate your body, which, after all, God made, which means that celebrating your body is really celebrating God, and are you a Christian or are you a Christian? Via The Frisky, "Pole Fitness for Jesus" lessons are set to "Christian music" (Stryper?), an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Crunch Bankrupt, Barneys Closing Stores

    Since we little people are getting screwed in this economy and can't do anything about it, let's refresh ourselves with some schadenfreude at the rich. You wouldn't know it to look at their gleaming facilities, but Crunch Fitness is bankrupt: they filed for Chapter 11 today in Manhattan. They lost $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2008

    Summer Streets I: Gentlemen, Stop Your Engines

    Today New York's first Summer Streets blocked seven miles of city road to motorized vehicles from 7 am to 1 pm. Enough people took advantage to make Summer Streets successful, but not enough to make it as hellishly congested as a big concert or protest march, which had been our big worry. By our i ... More >>

  • News

    September 16, 2003

    Straighten Up

    New Stances Sharpen Traditional Disciplines

  • Art

    August 5, 2003
  • Columns

    October 3, 2000
  • News

    December 8, 1998

    Scents and Sensibility

    A Nose for the City