TAG: New York City

Latest News, NBA / Dec 18, 2012 / 10:30 am

Video: New York City Welcomes Back Jeremy Lin

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Jeremy Lin got a standing ovation in his first trip back to where all of the Linsanity began. With this ovation, you can see that the New Yorkers appreciated what Lin did for them. He essentially saved their season—it was a much deserved ovation: Read More »

Playground / Dec 13, 2012 / 4:37 pm

Ballplayers from Chicago Jump Higher than Players from NYC, D.C. and Boston

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Over 400 of the best players from Boston, D.C., New York and Chicago competed in Red Bull Midnight Run for the chance to represent their city in the finals tomorrow (December 14) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Each city battled through two rounds of grueling cuts from 100 players to the final 8, who will compete for ultimate bragging rights in an unprecedented basketball event.

We’ve been releasing a series of infographics that take a deeper look into each city’s unique style of play and performance by the numbers. Read More »

Playground / Oct 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

This is How New York City Plays Ball

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Over 400 of the best players from Boston, D.C., New York and Chicago competed in the first round of Red Bull Midnight Run for the chance to represent their city in the finals in Brooklyn and earn ultimate bragging rights. Second round action is under way, where 35 players from each city will compete to make the final team of eight.

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be releasing a series of infographics that take a deeper look into each city’s unique style of play and performance by the numbers. Read More »

Playground / Jun 29, 2012 / 1:30 pm

Red Bull King of the Rock Hits New York City Tomorrow! Win $1,000!

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This is officially the third summer that Dime Magazine has been a major part of the massive Red Bull King of the Rock, the ultimate 1-on-1 tournament.

Qualifying tournaments (where players battle a field of 64 for the right to compete for the championship on Alcatraz Island), have been going on all over the country, and tomorrow KOTR hits New York City. Here is how you can enter to play (and win $1,000 in the process): Read More »

Playground, Video / Jun 21, 2012 / 3:22 pm

NYC Vs. LA: Dime Hosts Sprite’s Uncontainable Courts Series

A few weeks back, we were asked to produce and “host” a short video series with Sprite that compares and contrasts playground basketball style and culture in New York City and Los Angeles. It was a tall task, especially when the two videos were only slated to a be a few minutes long, but we made a run at it and here are the results. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Mar 1, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Who Made New York City’s Jeremy Lin Mural?

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Jeremy Lin has become a New York icon in just a few short weeks. ANIMALNewYork – a site dedicated to underground culture – has taken Linsanity to new heights by commissioning TATS Cru to paint a Jeremy Lin mural on 2nd Street at Avenue A in New York City.

The company produced this work of art because: Read More »

DimeTV, NBA, Video / Dec 14, 2011 / 12:00 pm

DimeTV – Tyson Chandler Takes New York City

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Tyson Chandler

A few weeks ago, while the NBA Lockout was still on, I spent some time with Tyson Chandler during his visit to New York City.

Now, I could try to make you believe I closed him for the Knicks, but that just wouldn’t the truth. New York City did that for itself. As it turns out Tyson has quite an artistic side, specifically when it comes to fashion, photography and painting – and NYC is overflowing with opportunities for Tyson to explore those passions.

Thanks to Dime and Excel Sports Management, I had the opportunity to spend a November Tuesday bouncing around the city with him while he hit up various places to feed his creative hunger. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 25, 2009 / 1:27 pm

Nike Air Force 1 x New York City

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If you’re going to be in the NYC area tonight, come out and celebrate the early release of the Nike Air Force 1 x New York City designed by DJ Clark Kent. Clark will be on the 1′s & 2′s. Good music, good people, good drinks, good times… Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 10, 2009 / 1:58 pm

Celebrate Fashion’s Night Out At 21 Mercer

21 Mercer

For those of you in NYC, there’s no mistaking that it’s Fashion Week. So we wanted to extend y’all an invite for tonight’s event at 21 Mercer. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 28, 2009 / 4:45 pm

Top 50 Sneaker Stores: Dave’s Quality Meat (#20)

Dave's Quality Meat

Just like an art collector scouring the globe for a masterpiece, sole searching sneaker fiends will go to great lengths to find an exclusive pair of kicks. Back in Dime #25 (August 2006), we put together a list of the Top 25 Sneaker Stores when the kick game had never been bigger. But while that list was limited to mostly US spots, we decided in our 50th issue to take it worldwide. Read More »