New boxing gym open on Youngstown's east side
The gym is in the Purple Cat Building on Pearl Street.
Golden String Boxing is the new home of the former Downtown Boxing Club.
Golden String Boxing is in the Purple Cat Building on Pearl Street on the city's eastside.
'We want to get boxing back here on the eastside, " said co-owner Tom Cordell.
The nearest gyms are in the Lincoln Knolls area and Jack Loew's Southside Boxing Gym.
"We want to get kids from the neighborhood," echoed Sam Calderon, the other co-owner.
The gym has been open for a couple of months and work still is being done.
"We want to bring a stable here and want to bring activity to the neighborhood kids," said Calderone.