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Labor NYC

02 July 2012, 12.55 | Posted in Skateboarding, shops | No comments »

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Opening just in time to service the hordes of skate rats who will be descending on the newly refurbished Nike Skatepark at Coleman Park comes Labor, a new shop on Canal street between Ludlow and Orchard. Hidden beneath a sign for the now defunct Moon Coach, Labor is run by James Rewolinski and carries a nice selection of hard and softgoods with a particular nod to local brand 5boro. Labor also has their own line, beginning with tees. Welcome to the neighborhood! Hit the jump for a few more looks.

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Go Skateboarding Day NYC 2012 Action Edit

29 June 2012, 14.52 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


This year’s GSD NYC is the gift that keeps on giving. We’ve had photo and video recaps, now check out this full action edit filmed by RB Umail and Edward Grams JR featuring P-Rod, Eric Koston, Alex Olson, Zered Bassett, Ishod Wair, Stefan Janoski and some of the city’s best ams. Rad!

Life Magazine | NYC Skateboarding 1965

28 June 2012, 19.53 | Posted in Skateboarding, magazines, photography | No comments »

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In opening up some of their archives from the 60’s Life magazine recently republished som shots from a 1965 feature on skateboarding in NYC despite the visible cues that date the photo, the multicultural component of the NYC scene looks to be reppin as hard as ever. See the whole gallery at Complex.

dose | Go Skateboarding Day NYC 2012

26 June 2012, 11.30 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, videos | 2 comments »


Every year, Go Skateboarding Day in NYC gets more insane and 2012 brought it to a whole nother level. Check out all the action as Tim Brodhagen talks to Eric Koston, P-Rod, Stefan Janoski, and Erik Ellington as well as locals Billy Rohan, Rodney Torres, and Luis Tolentino about what it’s like for skateboarders to take over the greatest city in the world.

SKATE New York with Zered Bassett

07 June 2012, 14.05 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Tony Hawk’s RIDE channel on youtube just launched a new weekly series called SKATE. Each week a different skater will take over the show and give a tour of their stomping grounds. Of course there’s no better city to start in than NYC. Check out Zered Bassett and Kevin Tierney’s skate tour of the big apple.

Quintin | Lazy Sunday Edit

01 June 2012, 16.14 | Posted in Skateboarding, apparel, hats, videos | No comments »


Quintin is in the midst of releasing their summer line and have dropped some rad new videos to go along with the drop. First up is Lazy Sunday featuring Zered Basset, Danny Supa, and Mike Powley demonstrating how it goes down on the reg in NYC.

The Hunt NYC

01 June 2012, 14.09 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, shops | 1 comment »

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Multi-talented skateboarder, snowboarder, and artist Jake Lamagno is opening a new shop in NYC called The Hunt. A project with Steven Ditchkus, The Hunt will specialize in one of a kind vintage Americana items and oddities, meaning real human skulls, full taxidermied bears, as well as artwork, furniture, and anything else that passes Lamagno and Ditchkus’ curative smell test. Pro skaterboarder Dylan Reider has also joined on as a partner and all three will be at the NYC opening tonight at 72 Orchard Street in the LES which also features a joint exhibit by photographers Craig Wetherby and Jimmy Fontaine. Full info after the jump.

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Rodney Torres for Create Skateboard Foundation

15 May 2012, 18.06 | Posted in Skateboarding, feel good, videos | No comments »


Radcollector fam and NYC OG Rodney Torres, who recently launched his own brand TORRO Skateboards, is also involved in the the stellar Create Skateboard Foundation for youth in the city. He took some time out recently to talk about why the foundation is so rad. Via Michael Cohen.

dose Spot Check | Frank’s Chop Shop

27 March 2012, 13.38 | Posted in Skateboarding, hats, lifestyle, snowboarding, videos | No comments »


Frank’s Chop Shop on Manhattan’s Lower East Side has been the must hit spot for cuts, shaves, and hats since 2005. Tim Brodhagen goes in for a spot check and to talk to owner Mike Malbon about his celebrity clientele including Kevin Pearce, Chaz Ortiz, Rick Ross and more as well as the shop’s plans for expansion for global expansion.

Odd Future x Reed Space NYC Pop Up

21 March 2012, 13.16 | Posted in Music, retail, shops | No comments »


OFWGKTA got the LES in a snarl yesterday for the opening of their pop up shop at Reed Space on Orchard Street. It took the cops several hours to realize what was going on and try to flex some muscle but release of “The OF Tape Vol 2″ and meet and greet with Tyler, Left Brain, Earl, Syd, Hodgy and more had kids stoked. Check it out. Via Network A.