Soccer Shops And Spongebob the Musical

Soccer leagues have kicked off across the city and that means it’s new-boot season for thousands of New Yorkers. Sure, you can buy from or Amazon, but nothing beats browsing irl. Especially since soccer shops look like Spongebob the Musical. About 90% of the boots are neon, the balls are Patrick Star pink and… Continue reading Soccer Shops And Spongebob the Musical

Ridgewood, QNS

Several distinct soccer cultures converge in Ridgewood, a little triangle along the Brooklyn border hemmed in by the industrial zone north of Metropolitan Ave and the freighter tracks to the east. Yesterday, I saw a guy walking on Fresh Pond Road in a Lewandowski jersey (representative of the neighborhood’s large Polish population) and a little… Continue reading Ridgewood, QNS