Given how spoiled we’ve been with numerous invites to soirées and galas of late, the novelty of a charity event set in a bowling lane—a bowling lane!—seemed just delightful, a real opportunity to let our hair down. And there was still a generous helping of celebrities in the crowd who had come to support Our Time, a charity aimed at helping young stutterers. Fronting the event was genial film star Paul Rudd, who took time out of his acclaimed Broadway play Grace to lend a famous face to the event.
Bowling may not be considered the pinnacle of athleticism, but that didn’t quell the competitive streak of several guests.
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Teen Masters, an annual high school bowling competition that began in 1997 as a small tournament in Ohio, came to New York today to decide the best bowlers in America–and to get someone to watch.
Their strategy for being in front of as many New Yorkers as possible—New York is the media capital of the Read More