Here's what's old on Streetplay
Dear Streetplay readers,
May--it doesn't get much better for child or adult. School's
closing soon and the barbecue grills are heating up. Check out
Streetplay's latest before you go outside and have some fun.
Our newest contest asks you to recall memories of food as a kid.
Anything goes, from weird combinations, to favorite places to
eat, to summer barbecues to the good old food fight. The best
story gets the author $50 (plus $50 donated to the children's
charity of his/her choice):
Last chance: you have until May 22 to submit your entry to our
"How you earned money as a kid" contest.
We love the idea of printing our own currency, now the key thing
is to find someone who will use it. See our new denominations
and recent attempts to cash in.
Streetplay virtual postcards
Whenever people talk to us about the site, they comment about
our great photos. So we've put some of the best into our new
virtual postcard collection. Send one to a friend, give them a
Mayor’s Cup Junior Handball Competition
One-wall handball’s next generation show what they’re made of at
the Mayor’s Cup Junior Handball Competition. Learn about the
games and the upcoming stars:
Stickball Hall of Fame
The Bronx Bombers aren't confined to Yankee Stadium. In
anticipation of the Memorial Day Stickball Event to be held in
the Bronx, we profile some of the borough's great Hall of Fame
Sometimes, even the Streetplay staff reads about street play!
Here's our reviews of two books: Sewer Balls (a novel), and The
Pinky Ball Book (a how-to book which includes a ball).
Skully on campus
As far as street games go, skully is a natural for the computer
environment. See what an NYU grad student has done with it:
Have a great May... and don't burn your burgers!
Mick Greene, CEO