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 JUST WHAT I NEEDED IN CENTRAL PARK On August 24, 1979: Rock band The Cars performed in front of half a million people in Central Park. One of their most well known hits “Just What I...

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On This Day in NYC’s History: GZA is Born

August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE SPIRITUAL HEAD OF WU-TANG On August 22, 1966: Hip hop artist and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Gary Grice aka “GZA” or “The Genius,” was born in Brooklyn. After a long and illustrious career...

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Karl Towns, Jr. has become a household name for college basketball fans across the nation. The 2014 Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year and University of Kentucky commit shares his motivations for becoming not just...

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THE TAP DANCE KID CLOSED On August 11, 1985: The Tap Dance Kid closed at the Broadhurst Theatre. Written by Charles Blackwell with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics by Robert Lorick, the musical received mixed reviews; one...

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Native Underground: EBC at Rucker Park

June 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park in Harlem, New York, is a street basketball tournament established in 1983. Originally founded by Greg Marius, a member of the Disco 4; as a basketball contest between...

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