The A, B, C, & D subway trains are running with service changes due to a police investigation at 145 Street. Continue reading
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Harlem’s Marva Trotter Louis, the Chicago stenographer turned model, singer and the first wife of boxing legend Joe Louis and had two children (daughter Jacqueline in 1943 and son Joseph Louis Barrow, Jr. in 1947). Continue reading
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In his article for the NY Times Frugal Traveler, Seeing the Work on a Budget, writer Seth Krugel wrote about his stopover in New York City, as he set out to find free or inexpensive places that weren’t mentioned in Fodor’s, Frommer’s, Lonely Planet and Michelin. Of course he found one, Casa Latina in Harlem.
Casa Latina. One of the few Puerto Rican hold-outs along 116th Street in Spanish Harlem, which long ago became predominantly Mexican, Casa Latina, at 151 East 116th Street, sells guitars and bongos, but its raison d’être is the sale of CDs, DVDs and vinyl. Continue reading
What could be better than New York’s own Jay-Z playing the first concert at the new Yankee Stadium? How about fellow rap superstar Eminem alongside him? Continue reading
Jay Z & Harlem native Alicia Keys perform Empire State Of Mind live at the World Series 2009 Game 2…
…in the Yankee Stadium on October 29, 2009. Love this song, especially live with the Alicia Keys solos.
Watch it in HD!
The new Yankee Stadium cost $1.5 billion, making it the most expensive sports facility ever built in the United States…
…. The Yankees play their first game in their new home Thursday.
Great news for Ruben Rivera! After this season is done, he might actually be able to purchase Derek Jeter‘s locker as part of the expected $20 million memorabilia sell-off of the condemned Yankee Stadium.
No, it’s not the same locker Rivera was accused of stealing a bat and glove from in 2002, which resulted in his release from the team may be up for sale. That one was located at the team’s spring training facility in Tampa.
But if he wants the real thing, he better be prepared to pay. According to today’s Bloomberg News Article, Jeter’s locker, which has been his for 14 years, could fetch between $50,000 and $100,000
According to Bloomberg, two other expected auction items include:
Seats: These could sell for about $1,000 apiece and because they’re hard to remove and store, only 20,000 out of 56,000 are estimated to be put up for sale. Continue reading
The final regular-season game at Yankee Stadium will be Sept. 21 against Baltimore, and New York is raising prices for its best box seats by $100 to $250. The Yankees released their 2008 schedule and ticket prices on Monday for the last season in The House That Ruth Built, which opened in 1923. The team plans to move in 2009 into a new ballpark being built across the street in the Bronx. Continue reading
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