Learn About New York Native Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

New York Native Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, an American former professional basketball player, was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr. on April 16, 1947. He played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. Abdul-Jabbar won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) a record six times in his … Read more

Learn About New York Native Carmelo Anthony

Concert, Crowd, Stadium

American professional basketball player Carmelo Kyam Anthony, born on May 29, 1984, last played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association, NBA. He has received 10 NBA All-Star selections and six selections to the All-NBA Team. He was a basketball player for the Syracuse Orange who, as a freshman … Read more

The Interesting History of the New York Islanders

William Shea made New York Islanders happen

The first indoor game of ice hockey was played on March 3, 1875, in Montreal, which is the birthplace of the current game. The length of the ice rink and the use of a puck are two elements of the game that have persisted to this day. Professional ice hockey first appeared … Read more

Learn the Interesting History of the New York Yankees

The logo of the New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are considered one of the most iconic and successful sports teams in history. They have a rich and captivating history that is full of legendary players, dramatic moments, and championships. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting aspects of the Yankees’ history. From … Read more

Most Popular Sports Teams in New Jersey

ice hockey players in yellow and black

New Jersey might be one of the smallest states in America, however, it does also feature some of the biggest and most popular sports teams that the country has ever been able to produce. Admittedly, due to the state’s location and proximity, there is perhaps a little bit of “cheating” when it … Read more

Why is Madison Square Garden Famous?

Why is Madison Square Garden Famous

Madison Square Garden, also known as MSG, is an indoor arena in New York City. It is located in Midtown Manhattan between the 7th and the 8th Avenues from 31st to 33rd street.  The venue was originally built on top of the old Pennsylvania Station. It was initially known as Madison Square … Read more

The History of Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden on a busy day

Madison Square Garden opened its door to the public in 1879. Being located in the heart of NewYork City was one thing, but its entertainment prowess was another. It was named “Coolest Arena” by Rolling Stones and “Venue of the Decade” by Billboard in the United States. Filled with creation and destruction, … Read more