‘Queen’ Nicki goes old school
Aug14

‘Queen’ Nicki goes old school

Uneasy lies the head that wears Nicki Minaj’s crown. That’s the prime take-away (whether or not she intended it to be) from “Queen” (Young Money/Cash Money/Republic), on which the most commercially successful female rapper in history spends so much time describing her dominance that a clear conclusion is that she fears it’s beginning to erode. And why wouldn’t she? Always a fast-moving genre, hip-hop has only sped up its evolutionary...

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WWE champ dead, 63
Aug14

WWE champ dead, 63

JIM ‘THE ANVIL’ NEIDHART | 1955-2018 Pink-clad star a tag-team legend Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, a professional wrestler who was part of the Hart family wrestling dynasty and is the father of World Wrestling Entertainment star Natalya, has died at the age of 63, the WWE announced. A two-time World Wrestling Federation tag team champion as part of the Hart Foundation with real-life brother-in-law Bret “The Hitman” Hart, Neidhart was a...

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The Cliffs fitness hub scales up in Gowanus
Aug09

The Cliffs fitness hub scales up in Gowanus

Outpost to offer rope courses From a circus studio to an ax-throwing bar, Gowanus has become a destination for all things fitness and fun, and by 2020, it will have the city’s largest climbing gym. With more than 40,000 square feet of climbing, bouldering, rope courses, gym and shopping space, The Cliffs hopes to become the next big thing in the neighborhood. The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness, which currently has three locations...

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Ready to play?
Aug09

Ready to play?

Everything you need to know about Play NYC, New York City’s biggest festival of indie video games returning this weekend. New York City’s largest video game expo Play NYC only debuted in 2017, but Play NYC 2018 is already bigger in every way: more games, more digital art, more playtime, a bigger venue and a new social mission. In its new home at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Play NYC 2018 is going down Aug. 11-12 featuring nearly 150...

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‘Old Man’ Redford says new flick is his last role
Aug07

‘Old Man’ Redford says new flick is his last role

Oscar winner to retire at age 81 Robert Redford will retire from acting following this autumn’s release of his upcoming film “The Old Man & The Gun,” the 81-year-old told Entertainment Weekly in a story published on Monday. Redford, best known for films such as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “Out of Africa,” plays a seasoned bank robber in the new movie, which is scheduled to debut in theaters in September. “Never say...

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