THE basketball courts at Murray Park have just undergone a complete renovation. In addition to resurfacing and new fiberglass backboards, the courts now sport a pair of murals by Edgar Heap of Birds on their pavement. Here is the story behind it.[Read more…] about Murray Park Basketball Courts Renovated By MoMA PS1
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