New York! New York!
Seems like New York is also the centre of the Universe where chess is concerned! Recently came across this book (no, I did not buy or read it) which documents a year with a chess team. From browsing however I think there is much to relate to if a coach, administrator or parent.
But more to the point for the purpose of this blog post is perhaps the video story in this link on the BBC website as follows: http://www.bbc.com/travel/video/one-day-in/20121012-new-york-citys-chess-scene