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Diary of a Beatlemaniac: 50 Years Later

Mary Crescenzo | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
Mary Crescenzo

The following contains love sick drool along with reflection on the Beatlemania phenomenon being celebrated this year. It contains transcriptions written with poor spelling, fair grammar, and terrible punctuation, written first-hand by a teenager {me} in a Beatle diary.

Sport and Society for Arete - The Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It was one of those very special weeks in SportsWorld. At least three things stood out: two in baseball and one in the bizarre world of the NCAA. It...

The Beatles On Ed Sullivan? Heck, Just 170 Days Later, I Saw Them Live!

Binky Philips | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

During dinner, one night in June of 1964, out of the blue, my father announced that he'd bought tickets for The Beatles show in New York at the end of the summer.

Tribute to the Beatles -- and Sid Bernstein Who Brought Them to America

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Starr

In our radio conversation, Sid told the intriguing story of his chance discovery of the Beatles and how he negotiated with their manager to book the Beatles into Carnegie Hall for a mere $4,000.

How The Beatles Rocked Technology

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Today's home music makers using Apple's Garage Band have geometrically more advanced technology than The Beatles did in 1966-67 at Abbey Road, Studio Two.

Livin' on a Prayer: The Giants and Jets Belong to Jersey!

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Witness the woebegone New York City pro-football fan, whose only state team actually resides in a place called Buffalo.

Old Jocks and Old Rockers: We Too Are One in the Windy City

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Frank Zappa taught us "you are what you is." Former high-school and college jocks oft fall prey to the corresponding ravages of time as do their ex- rocker counterparts.

First Nighter: Beatles Tribute "Let It Be" Disappoints, as Does "Nobody Loves You" Tuner

David Finkle | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

On behalf of Let It Be, described as "a celebration of the music of the Beatles," I don't have much to say. Why would I? I'm a longtime, dyed-in-the-vinyl Beatles fan.

Citibike - The Perfect Marketing Campaign

Richard Robbins | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Richard Robbins

I'm not usually quick to praise large banks. But I have to give credit where credit is due -- Citibike is the perfect marketing program and especially notable for a company that has taken a number of hits to its image in recent years.

Baseball, Hope and the Children of 9/11

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Laurie Nadel

No one was more surprised than I to discover that the keys to healing for these 30-plus adolescents and young adults would be found at Yankee and Shea Stadiums.

WATCH: New York City's Vanishing Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.26.2011 | New York

There's been a rash of New York City landmarks closing or about to close this week. Mars Bar got its demolition permit, a candlelight vigil was held l...

Buy Me Some Peanuts and a Piece of the Mets

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lita Smith-Mines

With the ticket money squirreled away, the thousands not spent on parking, plus the cash I wouldn't have squandered on $5 waters and $6 pretzels, I'd now be in position to become an equity partner in the NY Mets.

Downtown LA's Transit-Oriented Stadium

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm not one who thinks stadiums are the best sparkplug to ignite the economy of downtown. But that a stadium, along with the restaurants in South Park and the new Broad Museum, will make downtown more happening is without question.

Beatles At Washington Colosseum Puts Shea To Shame

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darin Murphy

Their movies and countless still images are proof that they were the most photogenic foursome in history. Their records speak for themselves, possess...

Mets Say a Change Is Gonna Come -- We'll See

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

As a self-made millionaire who made his fortune as a real estate developer, Mets owner Fred Wilpon would be the first to tell you that neither Rome nor pennant contenders were built in a day.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Da Bears are 3-0 after beating Green Bay 20-17 on Monday Night Football. No other NFC team is 3-0.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mets star centerfielder Carlos Beltran, who hasn't played all season after knee surgery, will play in his first Class A rehab game tomorrow in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Citi Field: One Year Later

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

Fred Wilpon adds a New York Mets Hall of Fame and Museum to Citi Field. In a word, it is incredible.

Kill the Umpire? OK, but Please -- Bare Hands Only!

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

According to the AP, signs have gone up in all of baseball's locker rooms declaring that "individuals are prohibited from possessing deadly weapons while performing any services for MLB."

The Real Culture Wars: Big Music, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Rindsberg

Culture today is owned, operated and, in the final analysis, enforced by a profit structure.

Sultan Kosen: World's Tallest Man Visits New York (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen, was in New York Monday as part of his Guinness Book of World Records' world tour. The 8'1" Turkish man was re-...

Citi Park Crumbles, Just Like The Mets

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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The Narrows: A Double Life in Brooklyn

Tim McLoughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim McLoughlin

The Brooklyn we drove through back then from our apartment in Sunset Park to the theater, around the corner from my mother's family on 17th Street, was a diorama of post-war, working class urban life.

Ebbets Field, Redux

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

Last night, in an arena where Shea's name fittingly joins the retired numbers of Seaver, Stengel, Hodges and Jackie Robinson, baseball witnessed a return to the past. We're back where we started.

Citi Field, Shmiti Field -- I Want Shea Back

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Baseball is an American tradition for the masses. It's supposed to be where a family of four can spend a glorious summer afternoon without needing an AIG-like bonus. Those days are gone.