Racing brings a father and son together

Ray Penfold has been racing in rural Maine since the 1960s and his son, Bill, started racing with him in the 1980s. Despite grisly crashes and flaring tempers, racing is what has kept this father and son so close. Listen in to Shannon Geis’s story about this unique family. Advertisements

The Cyclones are a home run for Brooklyn

Brooklyn loves baseball, just ask anyone taking in a Cyclones game at MCU Park near the beach in Coney Island. Although the major league season is heating up with the postseason just around the corner, minor league is just rapping up. And even though the Cyclones didn’t win the championship this year, they’ve won the … Continue reading

Cyclists go “as bare as they dare” for the environment

How do you take a stand against the pollution caused by cars and other motor vehicles that will get noticed? Well, you could ride your bike across the city in the buff. That’s what a bunch of cyclists did last Sunday afternoon for the World Naked Bike Ride. The World Naked Bike Ride is held … Continue reading

Ladies wrestling for charity

Women in New York City are claiming arm wrestling for their own and turning it into a unique and entertaining way to fundraise for women’s charities. They have also found it to be an interesting way to approach tough issues including identity and femininity. We attended their first tournament at Union Pool in Williamsburg and … Continue reading