A pickleball player told The Spirit that the brazen offensive against courts in Riverside Park began on May 18, with attempted theft followed by destruction the next day. He added that basketball nets had been targeted as well. Police are investigating the incident.

24 May 2024 | 05:17

Manhattan’s pickleball wars seem to have reached new heights, at least according to a group of dedicated Upper West Side players. Jerry Zeiler, who considers himself part of a group of “regular players” at Riverside Park, told The Spirit that a man allegedly began committing a series of brazen court...