Friday, December 14, 2012

Is Brooklyn Getting A Pro-Soccer Team? And 6 Other Sports We'd Like To Lure Here

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Curling has been sort of a punchline in America for years on account of its name (and use of silly looking brooms), but really, we've had it all wrong. Jonny Diamond, our Editor-in-Chief and resident Canadian makes it seem pretty great: "The sound of a curling rink is like a bunch of giants mixing drinks." Which is appropriate, since curling revolves pretty heavily around drinking. So enticing, and so much lower key than hockey! Between that, the encouragement that players wear plaid (tartan, to be specific), and the low baseline skill level required to participate, this seems like a total shoo-in.

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Virginia K. Smith is the Assistant Editor at The L Magazine and a Bushwick resident. Her profile picture was taken at Summerscreen, because she is a real team player.

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