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New York's Italian dessert-eating throw down
New York immigrant communities have helped make this one of the most culturally rich cities in the world.
The Irish brought us their drinking day. The Puerto Ricans brought us their traffic-stopping parade. The Italians brought us the Feast of San Gennaro, a massive Little Italy food festival that's so delicious it'll ...More »
Gleason's Gym battles the NYPD in Dumbo
Boxing matches didn't always involve glittering casinos and spiky-haired promoters. At its roots, the sweet science was a blue-collar sport practiced in dingy gyms or down by the docks (where gloves were optional).
Revisit the sport's raw brutality at Dumbo Fight Night, an amateur boxing showcase of New York's toughest brawlers ...More »
World Police and Fire Games come to New York City
How to score free courtside seats to the US Open
The U.S. Open is a thrilling place to watch grand slam tennis, and, of course, be seen doing it. But you don't have to work as a ball boy just to score courtside seats for free.
That's because the US Open Qualifying Tournament at the USTA National Tennis Center is open to the public at no cost ...More »
A world-class surfing and music festival comes to New York
Many people equate surfing in New York to bobsledding in Jamaica -- they're out-of-season 12 months of the year. Yet those dreadlocked bobsledders took the winter Olympics by storm.
Now comes an equally unlikely event: The world's most bodacious surfing competition and music festival, washing up on New York's shores ...More »