Monthly Archives: February 2012

The 20th Annual Allen Hopkins Super Billiards Expo is Set to Kick Off in 9 Days

The 20th Annual Allen Hopkins Super Billiards Expo is Set to Kick Off in 9 Days

Written by NYC Grind Contributor, Alison M. Fischer Some call it “The Expo”, while others call it “Valley Forge”… but one thing is certain, there … Continue reading

Jeff Beckley Wins Open 8-Ball Division of 19th US Bar Table Championships

Jeff Beckley Wins Open 8-Ball Division of 19th US Bar Table Championships

Top bar box players from around the country, along with a number of international names, converged at Reno, Nevada’s Grand Sierra Resort and Casino for … Continue reading

Dennis Kennedy Rebounds from a Hot Seat Loss to Win His First Tri-State Event at BQE Billiards

Dennis Kennedy Rebounds from a Hot Seat Loss to Win His First Tri-State Event at BQE Billiards

BQE Billiards in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY was the host location for the Tri-State Tour on February 19, 2012. This $1,000-added event would bring to … Continue reading

An All-Taipei Student vs Teacher Showdown Names a New World 8-Ball Champion in Fujairah

An All-Taipei Student vs Teacher Showdown Names a New World 8-Ball Champion in Fujairah

In the fateful finale of the 2012 World 8-Ball Championship, a fascinating story unfolded for the spectators and players at the Fujairah Tennis and Country … Continue reading

Brian Russell Breaks Through for His First Predator Tour Win while Tony Robles Wins the Open-Pro 10-Ball

Brian Russell Breaks Through for His First Predator Tour Win while Tony Robles Wins the Open-Pro 10-Ball

By NYC Grind Contributor, Jerry Tarantola The Predator Pro-Am Tour was hosted by Cue Bar Billiards in Bayside, Queens, NY. This event was the second … Continue reading

Stewart Warnock Grinds Back to Win the Tri-State at Castle Billiards

Stewart Warnock Grinds Back to Win the Tri-State at Castle Billiards

On Saturday, February 11, thirty-eight players were battling to earn top honors at The Tri-State Tour’s Castle Billiards stop in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Going … Continue reading

And Down They Go! Poland’s Karol Skowerski Upsets Defending Champ Dennis Orcullo as a Slew of Big Names Fall at the 2012 World 8-Ball Championship

And Down They Go! Poland’s Karol Skowerski Upsets Defending Champ Dennis Orcullo as a Slew of Big Names Fall at the 2012 World 8-Ball Championship

The do-or-die single elimination rounds rolled through Day 3 at the World 8-Ball Championships, where a number of the event favorites were sent packing. Among … Continue reading

Day Two Wrap-Up from World 8-Ball Championship

Day Two Wrap-Up from World 8-Ball Championship

At the end of Day 2 of the WPA World 8-Ball Championships in Fujairah, 64 players remained to compete for this prestigious world title. Check … Continue reading

NYC Celebrates Valentines Day with French Chanteuse Floanne at The Triad Theater

NYC Celebrates Valentines Day with French Chanteuse Floanne at The Triad Theater

For many people, French language, food, culture, and music embody the spirit of romance, through their beauty, grace, and decadence. For the romantics out there … Continue reading

The US Bar Table Championships Takes Over the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno – Free Live Streaming by TAR

The US Bar Table Championships Takes Over the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno – Free Live Streaming by TAR

Competition in the 2012 U.S. Bar Table Championships got underway today at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. The event, which is produced by … Continue reading

Day 1 is Completed at the WPA World 8-Ball Championships in Fujairah

Day 1 is Completed at the WPA World 8-Ball Championships in Fujairah

With a field packed with international stars in the world of pocket billiards, the WPA Men’s World 8-Ball Championships got underway on February 11 in … Continue reading

“The Lion” Alex Pagulayan Reigns Supreme at the Jay Swanson Memorial for the 2nd Year in a Row

“The Lion” Alex Pagulayan Reigns Supreme at the Jay Swanson Memorial for the 2nd Year in a Row

Known for drawing in one of the biggest and baddest fields in the world of pool on the West Coast, the Jay Swanson Memorial held … Continue reading

2011 Dragon Promotions Player Highlights: Mika, Rocket, Allison, Archer, Iron Mike, Shanelle, Erica, and Dragon

2011 Dragon Promotions Player Highlights: Mika, Rocket, Allison, Archer, Iron Mike, Shanelle, Erica, and Dragon

As one of the premier promotional billiards groups in the world, Dragon Promotions continually makes efforts for the growth of both their top-class events along … Continue reading

The NYC Arts Community Comes Together to Support the Doing Art Together Initiative

The NYC Arts Community Comes Together to Support the Doing Art Together Initiative

In a time where school budgets are being cut smaller and smaller, funding most often gets stripped first from arts and music classes… which many … Continue reading

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