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Places to watch the Superbowl 2014 near Madison Square Park

The Superbowl is Sunday (6:30pm) not far from us at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  The match-up is the Seattle Seahawks versus the Denver Broncos, featuring the young 49er’s QB Russell Wilson up against one of the best to ever play, Peyton Manning. One story line worth following is whether Peyton Manning will make plays against […]

Shaq, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Ernie Johnson in the Flatiron to start NBA season for TNT with live broadcast

Starting Tuesday October 29th (beginning at 7pm), Shaq, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson will broadcast live in the Flatiron (north public plaza at 23rd Street/5th Ave/Broadway) to kick off the NBA season for TNT.

It will be a one hour live show ahead of the Miami Heat/Chicago Bulls game (with Derrick Rose reportedly back on the court) and the Lakers/Clippers game.

There will also be a basketball court, NBA 2K14 video game kiosks, and a large videoboard to watch it all. It’s free and open to the public

New high-end sports bar to go in at 344 3rd Avenue

[caption id="attachment_19636" align="alignright" width="300"]Photo by John Bernikow Photo by John Bernikow[/caption]

The old Bistro Lamazou spot at 344 3rd Avenue between 25th and 26th Street is going to become a high-end sports bar and restaurant within the next 2 weeks according to all-star tipster John Bernikow.

In addition to the essential big screen TVs, they will reportedly have a raw bar, a sushi bar and a full menu.

They are currently hiring kitchen staff, servers, and bartenders, so call 917-407-4200 if interested.

Last hours of Summer Streets for 2013!

It’s the last few hours of Summer Streets right now (ends at 1pm!) They have closed down 6.9 miles of streets from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, so you can walk, run, bike or play without any cars. It’s one of the great events each summer in New York City! Every year it makes […]

No US Open viewing in Madison Square Park for 2013

We have had a few readers ask whether the US Open tennis will be shown on the jumbo TV in Madison Square Park this year, and we get word that no, the much-loved event will not be happening in Madison Square Park for 2013.

us open tennis crowd 2013 not happening

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