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Posts tagged ‘brooklyn’

dose | Introducing Bird’s Eye Board Shop Brooklyn

21 December 2012, 15.14 | Posted in shops, snowboarding | 1 comment »


In the new dose, Tim Brodhagen goes to East Williamsburg in search of Brooklyn’s newest core snowboard shop, Bird’s Eye. Check out why Steven Reaves’ spot is the new authority for brands like Capita, Coal, Celtek, Howl, Herschel, Electric, Lib Tech, ThirtyTwo, Volcom, Vans, and more.

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dose | Flatbush Zombies

07 December 2012, 15.20 | Posted in Music, interviews | 1 comment »


This week’s dose takes Tim Brodhagen deep into Brooklyn for a day with hip hop’s living dead: The Flatbush Zombies. Hear how they took the music world by storm in less than two years, their plans for a Zombie Revolution and get an exclusive 16 bars from Erick Arc Elliott. Brooklyn!

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Bird’s Eye Boardshop Brooklyn

06 November 2012, 14.30 | Posted in shops, snowboarding | No comments »

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Not all the news in NYC is bad, just before the hurricane Brooklyn got a fresh addition to the shred scene with the opening of Bird’s Eye Boardshop in Bushwick. The core shop, owned by Steven Reaves, has been doing online business for a couple years and finally made the jump to brick and mortar. With a collection of our favorite brands including Ashbury, Poler, Coal, Herschel, Holden, and Crab Grab plus many more, its definitely the go to spot for all of North Brooklyn and beyond. Visit them at 55 Meadow St. Suite 213 and hit the jump for some images from the opening.

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Ice Cold Apparel

11 October 2012, 21.05 | Posted in Bikes, apparel | 5 comments »

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We get a ton of information regarding new brands every day but it seems rare that one really catches our eye, which is why we were stoked to check out new Brooklyn-based brand Ice Cold Apparel. Begun with the simple premise to provide stylish basics with visibility features after brand founder Michael Cherman was involved in multiple bike accidents, Ice Cold aims to reduce the risk of danger for urban bikers, skateboarders, runners and more. As practitioners of all three, we were sold at our first look. Using 3M Reflective technology, Ice Cold places simple luminescent polka dots on socks and t-shirts that produce a strobe effect when hit by headlights. We’re stoked to see more from this brand and won’t be surprised to see imitators creep up immediately. Check out their full offering after the jump.

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Mountain Dew | ‘Back to the Boroughs’ Brooklyn (Day 1)

11 November 2011, 15.45 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


We brought you the preview vid, now take a look at the first installment of Mountain Dew’s “Back to the Boroughs” edits. Of course they start everything off in the Borough of Kings, peep Tulio de Oliveira, Carlos Zarazua, Mike Franklin and Cody Davis getting down in Brooklyn to the tune of “El Machete” by Antibalas. Stay tuned for the next one as they head uptown to discover the BX. Still by Matt Hay after the jump.

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Ayo My Man Chill!

23 April 2010, 15.44 | Posted in Art, Fundraisers, snowboarding | No comments »

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Burton’s Chill is hosting an art show fundraiser in Williamsburg, Brooklyn tonight called “Ayo My Man Chill!” featuring a big roster of talent including STASH, 2ESAE, SKI, Jesus Saves, Abe Lincoln Jr, Robots Will Kill, Mike Die, and more. Show starts at 7pm at Freshsthetic on 560 Grand Street. Full flyer after the jump.

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Radcollector x Nike 6.0 | Mavrk Mid 2 “Brooklyn”

24 March 2010, 18.04 | Posted in Shoes, collab, contests | No comments »

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A couple weeks back Nike 6.0 and Radcollector got together on a giveaway for three of our readers to customize a pair of 6.0 Mavrk Mid 2’s through the NikeiD program. Today one of those winners, “Mr.B” from Brooklyn hit us with some pics of his creation. Keep your eyes open for more giveaways and peep some more pics of the joints after the jump.

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Rad Collector x Nike 6.0 x Caranguejo do Norte

10 February 2010, 21.50 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, collabs, special editions | 1 comment »

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Rad Collector linked up with Nike 6.0 and the Brooklyn-based label Caranguejo do Norte to create these 1 of 1 “Beleza” 6.0 Mavrk Mid 2’s. Taking inspiration from the beauty found both in the endless concrete of Brooklyn and the persistent sunshine of Rio de Janeiro, Caranguejo do Norte flipped 6.0’s newest skate silhouette to represent Beleza or “Beauty” in Portuguese. The Mavrk Mid 2 is now available as part of the Nike iD program. To kick off it’s launch, Rad Collector and Nike 6.0 will give the first three people to holler at us on Twitter the chance to customize their own pair. More looks at the “Beleza” Mavrk Mid 2 after the jump.

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Snowboarding Is Legal in Brooklyn

19 January 2010, 17.53 | Posted in WTF, snowboarding | 1 comment »

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In a resounding victory for shredders all over the globe, the NY Daily News reported today that New York City park officials had reviewed the comments made by park officers in response to the incident in Brooklyn that we reported on last month in which park police shut down a jib session by claiming that snowboarding was illegal in New York city parks and the city of NYC as a whole. As suspected, it was total horseshit and based on the video posted by Rad Collector and other outlets, the Parks Department has formally declared that they were in error, saying “The statement that it is not permitted at all is not accurate, and our staff has since been advised otherwise,” and adding that snowboarding is permitted in parks, just as sledding and cross-country skiing are allowed when weather permits. Case fucking closed. At the epicenter of the brouhaha was Rad Collector columnist Brian Deka Paupaw. Read the article in its entirety here after the jump.

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Park Police Vs Snowboarding

23 December 2009, 22.20 | Posted in WTF, snowboarding, videos | 3 comments »


In a move so cliche that it’s laughable, park police in Brooklyn rolled up on an impromptu mellow jib session in Fort Greene Park, smashed the jump and told everyone they would get summonses for snowboarding because it is illegal in New York City. This all in the face of the fact that the NYC Parks Department has gone overboard in the last few years courting shredders with events from the Union Square Street Sessions to the Redbull Snowscrapers. This cop was apparently on a donut break during those events. From start to finish she’s got lines so dumb, you’d have a hard time making them up. Cops apparently just live to hate on the shred. Via BLK OPS.