Posts Tagged ‘Tennis’

A Different Kind of Serve at the U.S. Open

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ws_James Della Pace-US Open UPPER WEST SIDER, STAFFS THE FAMOUS TENNIS TOURNAMENT By Angela Barbuti James Della Pace is serving at the U.S. Open, but he is not a tennis player. President of Amerivents Event Staffing, his company staffs the USTA with over 1,000 employees at the tournament’s concessions and suites. This can seem like a daunting task. However, [&hellip
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What to Watch: Olympics 2012

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

With the 2012 Olympics fast approaching, America’s fastest and strongest athletes are ready to go for gold in London. In Beijing in 2008, Team USA topped the international competition with 110 medals, the most taken home by any country in the Games. This year, returning champions and bright-eyed rising stars make up a team that [&hellip
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From Active to Artsy

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A guide to summer day camps By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond If you tally all of the day camps in the city along with all of the day camps within an hour’s drive, you have an extraordinary menu of summer experiences. From traditional day camps that offer a mix of sports, crafts [&hellip
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WYMORE AT EAST SIDE TENNIS BUBBLE MEETING

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Mel Wymore, chair of Community Board 7, told East Side community board members April 15 that more time was needed to review a controversial proposal to cover the Central Park tennis courts with bubbles during the winter. “It is about the taking of public property and making it private, and that is a consideration that [&hellip
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MORE BUBBLE TROUBLE

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Tennis aficionados have griped about paying new fees if the city goes through with its plan to put a bubble over the Central Park tennis courts during the colder months. But a new concern voiced by several community members is about the cost of simply keeping the bubble running. At a Feb. 11 meeting of [&hellip
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Bubble Trouble for Tennis Courts

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A proposal to construct a bubble over the Central Park tennis courts, which would eliminate free use during the off-season, is drawing criticism from frequent court users. The bubble would be in place from November to April, allowing people to play comfortably throughout the colder months, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation. But [&hellip
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Brief Break from the Courts

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Right now, Curtis Roby is enjoying a much-needed break, one that he hopes will help heal his balky shoulder. But it won’t last long. Just like the professional version, the world of college tennis offers little rest during a truncated off-season. After only 10 weeks of recuperation, Roby and the rest of the Dartmouth men’s [&hellip
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