Tag Archives: Madison Square Garden

Why Boston Isn’t New York (Billy Joel Concert Edition)

Full disclosure: The hardworking staff grew up in Manhattan, but we’ve lived in Boston for the past 42 years. So we can’t help noticing the yin and yang of the two cities. Latest example: The Billy Joel concert index. Yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: What the-!

Well the Missus and I watched the doggies at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Show the past two nights and say, it was swell. But we never expected it to be. For starters, we couldn’t stand half of the seven finalists. … Continue reading

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Emile Griffith, R.I.P.

Legendary boxer Emile Griffith (85 victories, 24 losses, 2 draws, multiple championships) died this week at the age of 75. The cause was kidney failure and complications of dementia according to this New York Times Page One obituary (headline from print … Continue reading

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Ben Stiller Just Can’t Beat This Kid

Great moment in last night’s Madison Square Garden exhibition match between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro. From Newsday: Nine-year-old from Huntington plays with Nadal, Del Potro at Garden Monday night’s exhibition tennis match between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del … Continue reading

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Westminster Kennel Clubs Rescue Dogs

The Missus and I always eagerly await the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but this year we won’t look at it the same way after this development (via the New York Times): Tired of Sad Ads, Kennel Show Takes ‘Dog … Continue reading

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