Secaucus, New Jersey, plans ice sculptures, food trucks and a beer garden only two miles from the National Football League’s championship game. The competition? Manhattan’s Super Bowl Boulevard, featuring concerts, autograph signings and 180-foot-long toboggan run on Broadway.
Forget Manhattan’s Super Bowl Boulevard and its concerts, autograph signings and 180-foot-long toboggan run on Broadway. Who needs them when Secaucus, New Jersey, will offer ice sculptures, food trucks and a beer garden only two miles from the big game?
Madison Square Garden will welcome the New York Knicks tonight into an arena with premium seating suspended from the roof, a pair of 600-square-foot video screens at the entrance and 18 fully renovated luxury suites, the results of a $1 billion makeover.
Colleges from Bowdoin in Maine to Pitzer in California dropped the SAT entrance exam as a requirement, saying it favors the affluent, penalizes minorities and doesn’t predict academic success. What they don’t advertise is they find future students by buying names of kids who do well on the test.
Students who dream of starting a high-tech company may aim for Stanford University, while those who want to be scientists target the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. If running a Major League Baseball team is on your to-do list, it pays to attend Amherst College.
Prescient bets against the stock market have helped endowment manager Alice Handy regularly beat the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Handy, who manages money for Smith, Barnard and Middlebury colleges at a firm she founded called Investure LLC, has also done something more satisfying: vanquish Harvard and Yale.
All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees said it feels normal around the New Orleans Saints now that coach Sean Payton is back from a one-year National Football League suspension. Winning the division would prove it.