Words & Pics by Led Black (@Led_Black) Sneaker-Heads now have another spot Uptown to indulge their habit. Hype Feet (1567 Saint Nicholas Ave @ 188th) is the place to get your fix. In addition to an incredible selection of kicks they also carry a few choice apparel brands. Twitter: @hypefeet
Randall’s Island Park Alliance, in conjunction with Nike, is hosting a FREE two-day lacrosse summer camp on August 1 and 2 for boys and girls ages 12-18. The RIPA/Nike Lacrosse Camp will be an outstanding program that includes SPARQ training, lacrosse skills, scrimmages and an awards ceremony. The goal of the camp is to expose […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) & Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) The Uptown Collective was in attendance on Tuesday for the massive and long awaited debut of the new Nike NFL uniforms that will be available starting on April 15th. NFL players such as hometown hero Victor Cruz, Michael Vick, Ndamukong […]
by Terrence Watson / @LowerEastScribe Scripted. It’s the only way one could describe what took place from June to August at Monsignor Kett Playground in Washington Heights. Everything from the special guest appearances by Billy Hunter, Mark Cuban, Jadakiss, Vado and Juelz Santana, to Kevin Durant capping off his pilgrimage to the Mecca accompanied by […]
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By Adry Torres NEW YORK — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stopped by briefly during a game that featured Mavericks forward Corey Brewer and Bronx native Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday night at Dyckman Park. Cuban’s appearance was quicker than a New York minute. Word that he would make an appearance became […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) With the NBA lockout looming, it seems that the stars of the league are making a pilgrimage to Dyckman Park to play in the hottest streetball tournament in the city. A who’s who of NBA talent has been showing up regularly to ball in our very own backyard; folks like Ron […]
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By Jared Zwerling It was 8:15 on Wednesday night, the scheduled tip-off time, when Dyckman League announcer Joe Pope got on the mic to address the capacity crowd of about 3,000 at Monsignor Kett Playground in Washington Heights on 204th St. and Nagle Ave. “Let’s go! We need you to please clear the court so […]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) My life-long addiction to sneakers began innocently enough with Kangaroos. You remember Roos; those were the sneakers that had a pocket with a zipper on the side. My friends and I would all keep a dollar in there just in case you had to buy a slice or some lemonheads or […]