What could have possibly lured Marie Welsh and two friends from southern Ireland to a freezing cold stadium in Queens, New York, on a Saturday afternoon in Novemberto lunch on $7.25 Nathan’s hot dogs slathered in red onion sauce? “And it’s a long way to Tipperary,” Marie said deadpan. They and 11,211 others had come to the home of Major League Baseball’s Mets to watch the first New York Hurling Classic, a tournament with the teams who made the semi-finals of the All-Ireland Hurling Championships this summer: Limerick, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary. Limerick beat Wexford and Kilkenny beat Tipperary in the semi-finals at Citi Field, and Welsh and her friends stuck around for the final, won by Kilkenny, even though their side had been routed in the real All Ireland Final in September this year. They had spent $80 each for tickets, and said it was worth it. “We’re delighted we came, despite the score,” Welsh said, before adding, “but … [Read more...] about Beer, hot dogs, a New York baseball field and … hurling?
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February 17, 2017 - 16:06 GMT hellomagazine.com The designer's new collection became instantly available to buy after its runway debut Ralph Lauren has become the latest designer to offer a unique and innovative experience at his New York Fashion Week show. The designer transformed his Madison Avenue flagship store to present the February 2017 collection on Wednesday, which was modelled by the likes of Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner. STORY: New York Fashion Week set for change as designers decamp to LA The iconic store has been transformed into a stunning oasis, with an immersive botanical installation covering every wall across the first and second floors. It provided the perfect backdrop for the new collection, which Ralph said was inspired by a "nomadic spirit", and was admired by front row stars including Jessica Biel, Emmy Rossum and former HFM cover girl Olivia Culpo. CLICK TO VIEW … [Read more...] about Ralph Lauren shakes up New York Fashion Week with unique show at flagship store
ONEONTA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man whose dog apparently chewed off her own leg is facing animal cruelty charges after the German shepherd was found chained in a central New York yard without food or water. Carl Pritchard, 59, of Exeter, was charged Monday with cruelty and failure to provide food and shelter to his pet. It could not immediately be determined whether he has a lawyer yet. A UPS driver reported seeing the dog, named Zoe, in a yard on Nov. 14 and told police it appeared its front leg had been “blown off,” troopers said Tuesday. The dog had been living in a plastic pet carrier, had no food, and her water bowl was frozen, police said. The Susquehanna SPCA took Zoe to a veterinarian, who did x-rays and found bones in her stomach. Dr. Joan Puritz at Oneonta Veterinary Clinic said the suffering dog apparently chewed off her front leg, which may have been diseased or injured. “The dog was very emaciated,” Puritz said Tuesday. “She may not … [Read more...] about ‘It Breaks Your Heart’: Upstate New York Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Suffering Dog Chews Off Own Leg
He is an iconic action star who has made his name in tough guy roles such as Rambo and Rocky. And Sylvester Stallone proved he is still packing a punch as he revealed his hunky physique during a shopping trip in New York City on Wednesday. The Oscar nominee, 73, oozed confidence as he showcased his defined pecs, muscular arms and taut midriff while modelling a leather jacket and a selection of shirts. Looking good, Sly: Sylvester Stallone proved he is still packing a punch as he revealed his hunky physique during a shopping trip in New York City on Wednesday Wow: The Oscar nominee, 73, showed off his elaborate back and shoulder tattoos as he splashed the cash The Italian Stallion looked handsome as he exhibited his gym-honed frame, and proved he has barely aged a day since his film breakthrough in 1976's Rocky. Sly also showed off his elaborate tattoo tribute to his third wife Jennifer Flavin, 51, on his right bicep, as he chatted with a shop assistant. RELATED ARTICLES … [Read more...] about Sylvester Stallone, 73, reveals his knockout body and intricate tattoos as he strips off to try on clothes in New York City
Washington: Mahatma Gandhi had a "unique ability" to become a bridge between some of the greatest contradictions in human society and he continues to give courage to millions globally, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary. In an op-ed 'Why India and the World Need Gandhi' in The New York Times published on October 2, Modi wrote about the relevance of Gandhi in today's world. Modi said Gandhi is the best teacher to guide the world community. "From uniting those who believe in humanity to furthering sustainable development and ensuring economic self-reliance, Gandhi offers solutions to every problem," he wrote. The prime minister said that Gandhi gave the world the "doctrine of trusteeship" and envisioned a world where every citizen has dignity and prosperity. Modi quoted various leaders around the world including Martin Luther King and Nelson Madella to signify the stature of the Father of India in the world. He began his article by quoting Luther … [Read more...] about In New York Times Op-Ed, Modi Praises Gandhi For Uniting Those Who Believe In Humanity