New York Knickerbocker Base Ball Club.
The Knickerbocker Theatre.
For 10 years after that, she held regular séances on the roof of the Knickerbocker Hotel on Halloween.
They developed the“20 rules and regulations of the Knickerbocker baseball club”,
which were eventually adopted by other clubs and as the official rules of this“new” sport.
According to future Knickerbocker William Wheaton, one such adult
group, just looking for a fun way to get some exercise, formed a Town Ball team called“The Gothams” in 1837.
Due to heavy snowfall, the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre, right in the heart of the city,
collapsed, killing 98 and injuring 133- making this one of the worst disasters in the capital's history.
The modern incarnation of the hoodie-- a garment that's made usually of cotton jersey, that has a hood attached with a drawstring; sometimes it has a marsupial pocket--
was introduced in the 1930s by Knickerbocker Knitting Company.