Category Archives: Sports and fitness

May LaForce Be With You

August 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have been getting back into shape with home workouts, and once a week I go to the gym for the squat rack

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Freshly made juices at Whole Foods for only $5

August 28, 2015- This is a good deal.

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Thoughts on the golf swing

August 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (MVP of his high school golf team) I thought that Tiger Woods, in his prime, was playing the best golf that a human could possibly play.

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Told you so: CBS now talks about our computer vision tip

August 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD CBS this morning discussed how staring at up-close computer screens causes the small muscles in

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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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Tip of the Week: Special computer screen RX glasses

March 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently posted a tip about how to order special prescription glasses to help people with presbyopia see their computer screens. This author just received his own glasses, and they are fantastic. … Continue reading

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Two local softball teams win city championships, again

July 17, 2015- Downtown Express reports that the junior and senior fast-pitch softball teams

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No activity in the new “sailing school”

July 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The new “sailing school” that has supposedly replaced Mike Fortenbaugh’s is getting

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Ticker-tape parade for the U.S. Women’s soccer team

By Bary Hauptman

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CB1’s Tammy Meltzer wants to restrict Citi Bikes

July 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the July 7th meeting of the BPC subcommittee of CB1, Tammy Meltzer was being her long-winded self,

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The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks

July 5, 2015- The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks that you can take out for free. 

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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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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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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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American Express starts their own version of Citi Bikes

June 6, 2015- It looks like American Express is starting their own version of the Citi Bike program.

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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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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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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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Survey: The new Equinox gym

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

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