When people think of New York City transportation, they may picture fleets of yellow taxicabs, speedy subway trains, and horn-blaring sedans. If they adjust their vision, they'll see bicycles weaving through the bustling streets, granting their owners fresh air and exercise. Located just outside the city, Piermont Bicycle Connection arms customers with bikes that make their way to the the Big Apple. Inside the shop, customers can purchase high-quality bikes from Cannondale, Cervélo, and Schwinn as well as biking apparel in the form of gloves, shorts, and one-piece suits for cyclist meetings. They can also hand over their bikes to onsite mechanics for repairs, lounging in the full-service coffee bar as they wait.
The focus at Tennis Club of Hastings is decidedly fixed on tennis, but that isn't to say the club lacks features that do their best to distract. Beyond the baselines of the club's six year-round Har-Tru courts, players can find such creature comforts as a locker room, a pro shop, a conference room, and even caf? dining. The club lounge, Forty North, takes advantage of what is probably the club's most valuable feature?the view of the Palisades afforded by its location directly on the bank of the Hudson River. The full-service restaurant and bar, welcomes diners outdoors with a 300-foot deck over the Hudson River and is equipped with an outdoor bar, comfortable seating, TV?s, and a full BBQ. Here singles and doubles can recount matches and debate the existence of a triple fault over drinks at high-top tables.
Winner of more than 100 mixed-martial-arts competitions, Tiger Schulmann shares his pride and love for fighting and self-defense with both adults and children in gyms across five states. From first-time grapplers to expert muay thai fighters, students of all fitness and experience levels are welcome to dive into a class at Schulmann’s. At more than 47 locations, adults can take classes in kickboxing, MMA, and jujitsu—the last of which instills students with the skill and confidence to take down opponents of any size, strength, or telekinetic ability. Kids, meanwhile, can learn martial arts for fun, or gain useful experience in bully prevention; the kids’ classes help victims immediately identify and safely diffuse situations when pitted against an aggressor.