Riverbank is the only park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped recreational facility is a state-of-the-art park facility. Rising 69 feet above the Hudson River, Riverbank offers a wide variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities.
Tony Dungy, the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl wrote an article in the New York Times on the need for diversity in college football coaching. He states: One would think that our universities would be leading the way in progressive thinking. You wouldn’t think that in 2009 it would be [...]
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Lance Smith is a marathon runner who lives in Harlem. He also used to be my neighbor. For seven plus years we lived in the same building. I could probably count on my fingers how many times I saw Lance in long pants or something other than running shorts. LOL. Rain, snow, 90 degree heat [...]
Martin Lel, Kenyan long distance and marathon runner. He won the New York City Marathon in 2003 and 2007. ********* The NYC Marathon is this weekend. It goes through all 5 boroughs. If youâ€™re in Harlem, you can catch the marathon as the runners come over the 135th Street Bridge and run down Fifth Avenue [...]
Isiah Thomas, former head coach of the New York Knicks, has been taken to the hospital for a possible overdose. According to WNBC.com, Harrison, NY police were called to his home early Friday morning by his wife Lynn. She called police after finding Thomas had taken 10 Lunesta sleeping pills.
Seth Gaffney, a New York City marathoner and Clay Jones, a Chicago marathoner have teamed up to create the “Obama Baton“. The “Obama Baton” is a simple blue baton that will be passed from runner to runner during the Chicago marathon on October 12th and the New York City marathon on November 2nd. The baton [...]
Seth Petruzelli punches Kimbo Slice several times before being named the victor at EliteXC’s Saturday Night Fight. Photo: FOXSports.com (Click to read article.) ***** Obama’s About to Take Out McCain Like Petruzelli Did Slice ***** First Punch — http://keatingeconomics.com/ The current economic crisis demands that we understand John McCain’s attitudes about economic oversight and corporate [...]
Give that nod to Carl Lewis, right, who won nine gold medals over four Olympics, including the long jump four games in a row. Unlike Phelps, Lewis won his medals doing two very different things, using his speed to win the 100 and 200 meters and his leaping ability for the long jump. He likely [...]
Held in concert with the U. S. Tennis Association and The U.S. Open Showcasing the best up & coming boys & girls tennis talents in the region aged from 12 thru to 18. For more information call 212-491-3738.
Malcolm X gets Cassius Clay’s attention in a Miami diner (Photograph Â© Bob Gomel) “Cassius Clay was born in Louisville,” says Ferdie Pacheco, “Muhammad Ali was born in Miami.” Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami explores the critical role that Miami played in the evolution of one of the most significant cultural figures of our time.
Lopez Lomong, training for the 1,5000 meters in China ahead of the Olympics, is a symbol for so many issues hovering over the Games. BEIJING – When Lopez Lomong leads the United States team into the opening ceremony Friday night as the flagbearer, he knows he will be a symbol for so many issues hovering [...]