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  1. A Yooge, YOOGE Event: An Audience With the ‘Sports Pope&rsq...

    Katie Baker

    The first hootenanny to be held at New York City's Irving Plaza took place in early April of 1946. Roughly a thousand people participated in a stomping, clapping, raucously communal musical happening led by guys like Pete Seeger and Woody G...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. It’s a Hell of a Town: The New York City Sports Franchise M...

    Katie Baker

    It's possible to live in one of the nicest apartments in New York City and still have a view of a brick wall. The subway runs 24 hours, which means there's never a time of day that someone isn't hot-stepping pathetically...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. After Almonte: Sports and the Age Fraud Menace

    Katie Baker

    The Danny Almonte story was one of the splashier examples of age fabrication, with its media-ready blend of immigration, youth exploitation, a perfect baseball game, and, oh yeah, New York City. But for as long as organized sports have set constraint...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  4. The sweet, the sad, and the WASPy in August's 'New York Times' we...

    Katie Baker

    Your monthly (highly scientific) look at the New York Times wedding section.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  5. Katie Baker on female runners and the New York City Marathon

    Katie Baker

    How has the women's marathon field gotten so good so fast?

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011