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06.01.15 Liam Mathews

In something of a great moment for corporate-public partnerships, Nike is in the process of repairing the deteriorated soccer field (or “pitch,” which is what you call the field if you say “football”) in Sara D. Roosevelt Park, which the company originally paid for back in 2006. Bowery Boogie reports that new turf has been […]

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05.12.15 Liam Mathews

On Tuesday, Bowery Boogie posted a rumor that retired NBA great Steve Nash offered to pay to repair a decrepit soccer field in the Lower East Side’s Sara D. Roosevelt Park, but the city turned down his offer due to “bureaucratic bullshit,” according to Bowery Boogie’s inside source. The soccer field on Stanton Street was […]

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04.23.15 Liam Mathews

State Senator Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) released a statement on Wednesday calling for a moratorium on use of the weed killer Roundup, citing a recent World Health Organization report that says that the active ingredient, glyphosate, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Senator Hoylman’s statement reads, in part: “The initial research on Roundup is extremely troubling. Experts […]

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04.22.11 Bucky Turco

The NYC Parks Department is praying that area Hindus will stop treating Jamaica Bay like it’s the Ganges. Their ritualistic offerings are tantamount to litter and unlike the sacred river in India, this confined body of water in Queens doesn’t carry away their religious trash, it just deposits it elsewhere, which isn’t good for the […]

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