Category Archives: Sports and fitness

Downtown Soccer League comments on FIFA

May 28, 2015- Letter by Bill Bialosky, President of DSL After the FIFA corruption arrests, maybe there will be a chance to show that all things in soccer are not bad.

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Why Children Are Abandoning Baseball

May 20, 2015- The WSJ wrote a rather lengthy rambling story about the decline of Little League.

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.) Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee.

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Enjoy it while you can because the BPCA is going to pave it over

April 15, 2015- The tarp came off the newly seeded West Thames grass field. Enjoy it while you

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A proposal to extend the lighted ballfield time to 10:00 PM

April 21, 2015- A Letter to the BPCA from Downtown Little League

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Two Brits try to set speed record for rowing across the Atlantic

May 2, 2015- From their website, “In May 2015 Tom Rainey and Lawrence Walters will

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The Gluten Crazies are out of control and affecting menus in restaurants

April 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was eating at a French restaurant recently, and the waiter asked me if I had any allergies,

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Are you really gluten intolerant?

Update August 11, 2014- The minority of diners who think that they are special and have the right to demand a gluten-free restaurant are

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Survey: The new Equinox gym

February 24, 2015- Equinox gym has been open for about a week.

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Tiger Woods’ career ended after he bulked up

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Ten years ago, Tiger Woods hit one of the most memorable shots in golf when he chipped

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Another pointless running race disturbs the peace in BPC

Update April 10, 2015- This event was discussed at the CB1 meeting this week. Apparently,

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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Did antidepressants cause the Germanwings pilot to commit suicide and mass homicide?

April 2, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD The facts are now becoming known in the Germanwings Flight 9525. The co-pilot, 27-year-old

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Man who stole from Downtown Little League in prison for beating up girlfriend

(4,500 Downtowners have read this as of March 21. We inform.) Update March 2, 2015- The man who stole from Downtown Little League is now in prison at Rikers

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Review: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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P90X congressmen keep losing their jobs in shame

March 19, 2015- By Steven E Greer First, it was Chris Lee, a U.S. congressman from New York who was tossed out after sending

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Tip of the Week: Just Z-pack it

March 13, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD There is a bad upper respiratory virus going around (not influenza) that tends to linger and cause

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CBS promotes outrageous pro-coffee research, again

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The coffee industry has been funding mounds of junk science that purport to show the health benefits of drinking coffee, when in fact, coffee is very unhealthy to heart, brain, and blood … Continue reading

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BPCA backs off plans to allow other baseball teams to use the fields

February 22, 2015- Letter to the Editor by Craig Carton It’s business as usual with

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