Hey parents, the NYS Parks Department is once again hosting a basketball program at the outdoor courts on 48th Avenue this April – June for girls currently in grades 5 – 9. Called ‘Queens Rules’ the basic idea behind this program is to get girls comfortable with going to the outdoor courts and playing pickup basketball, while simultaneously creating a universe of girls comfortable with doing so to help reinforce the impetus to get out there.[Read more…] about Girls Basketball Coming To Hunters Point Beginning April 26
THERE I was on a beach in Bodrum, soaring over the net and about to spike it down onto Karch Kiraly, when the following thought entered my head ‘Should I have the doner kebap or manti for dinner tonight?’ Mm-mm doner kebap.[Read more…] about Silk Road Turkish Cuisine & Beach Volleyball Coming To LIC
THE NYS Parks Department has reserved the eastern basketball court on 48th Avenue (by Vernon Boulevard) for ‘Girls Time’ every Wednesday and Friday from 4pm to 5:15pm beginning April 23 through June 25, 2021.[Read more…] about Girls Basketball In Long Island City Spring 2021
My usual Super Bowl routine is a Swanson Salisbury Steak Dinner washed down with a quartet of cosmopolitans. According to the label this meal provides 43% of the saturated fat and 31% of the sodium that my body requires every day and a lesson in chemistry I didn’t pass in high school.
Or I could amble down to John Brown Smokehouse where …Whoa, this place is jam-packed with crazed football fans decked out in red and white, didn’t realize this was the NYC meeting place for Niner fans! Looks like I will be trekking back to my ground floor hovel in an unglamorous stretch of LIC near the Mongolian border to watch the Bay City Niners battle Shakira ‘KC’ Lopez.[Read more…] about Super Bowl LIC-style & R40 Restaurant Opens
The 2nd Annual LIC Hoops Kids Basketball Tournament sponsored by Gantry Plaza State Park will be held on Sunday, June 3 at the outdoor courts on 48th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard and Fifth Street. There is no cost to participate and it is open to all kids, that means boys and girls! from 1st grade up to and including age 17, but there is limited availability. [Read more…] about KIDS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN HUNTERS POINT: SUNDAY, JUNE 3