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Spring 2003 edition
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Here's what's old on Streetplay
Dear Streetplay readers,

Here in New York, March is going out like a lamb, but it seems that very little else in our world is as mild. While we may be engrossed in news of a war being fought in a distant land, we want hope to "Spring" eternal once again as the seasons change. Maybe our new edition of Streetplay Today will bring a smile and help you relax a bit by recalling some simpler times.


Boy launches kite

New section: Kites
Kite flying is perhaps the single most universal form of play, seen in nearly all cultures. Our new kite section introduces you to this world of play, provides online resources for kite wannabes, and shows the beauty of the sport with lots of pictures.
 
Koncrete Kids with Kites

New comic: The Koncrete Kids... with Kites
Keeping in theme, we're happy to present the latest edition of this Streetplay-exclusive comic strip, from the high-flying mind of Donald Jefferes. And kids out there... please don't try what these guys are doing!
 
What you'll look like of you win

Contest: Favorite Spring Memory
The weather is finally getting warmer. It smells nice. And, luckily, it happens every year! Spring Fever can make you do memorable things--share your favorite story with us, and you might win $50. While you're at it, look at the winners of our last contest, Favorite Holiday Memories.
 
Dictionary Streetplay style

Streetplay On Language
On February 16, 2003, William Safire wrote about the use of childhood game terminology in the political rhetoric of the Iraqi war. In closing, he cited Streetplay to explain the game of ringoleavio. Read Mr. Safire's column and see what you think about this timely topic.
 
Spanish flag

Play Around the World: Spain
Carlos Velázquez, a teacher in Spain, has researched the childhood games of his native land and shared his work with us. He's found over 25 different games--that should keep you busy!
 
Learn about the Major Stick-Ball League (MSBL)
The MSBL has been serving the "fast-pitch" stickball community for years in NYC and its outlying suburbs. It's about time that we told you more about them.
 
Streetplay-branded merchandise
We've teamed with CafePress.com to bring you a line of Streetplay-branded items. From sweats to clocks, we bet you'll find something you'll like. Try out both our Street Gear and Big Blue Handball specialty collections! As always, our regular store provides links to our fine affiliate merchants, like Amazon.com.

We've been doing a lot of Spring cleaning on the site--our new menus should help you zoom around the site quicker, and our new "e-mail this page" feature (at the top of most pages) can help you share Streetplay with your friends. We hope you enjoy the new stuff. Be sure to tell us what you think!

Peace to all.
Mick & Hugh & The Streetplay crew


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