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Maloof Cup x NYC

10 February 2010, 18.24 | Posted in Competitions, Skateboarding | No comments »

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In some amazing news for NYC skateboarding, the Maloof brothers have announced that they are bringing their big money Maloof Cup to the city this summer. 5Boro’s Steve Rodriguez will design the course along with Chris Cole, Geoff Rowley, and Joe Ciaglia from California Skateparks. After the event the $1.8 million dollar installation at Flushing Meadows will be donated to the city and will no doubt further establish the Queens spot as a world wide skate destination. Expect madness to descend on June 5th and 6th as the east coast goes nuts trying to snatch a piece of the $250,000 total purse.

Vans x Hellz Collection Release Party NYC

27 January 2010, 15.15 | Posted in Parties, Shoes, collabs, girls | 1 comment »

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Last night Home studios in Manhattan played host to the Vans x Hellz collection release party. The place was filled with sneakerheads and dime pieces alike peepin the new women’s footwear, having drinks and then having some more. Music for the night was provided by sets from DJ Elle and Roxy Cottontail. After the party? You guessed it, was the after party. It went down at Greenhouse with QuestLove on the tables till who knows when. Peep a gang of pics after the jump.

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Vans Invades NYC

25 January 2010, 20.07 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »

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The Vans Crew is in NYC for the Vans x Hellz Collection release party and to showcase the 2010 Spring and Fall collections. In the midst of all the craze they invited Rad Collector to the showroom to get a sneak peek at all the goods. Chris Overholser walked us through all the newest updates to the Vans Classics, Vault, and California Collections as well as all the new the artist and brand collabos.To put it lightly it was dope. Stay tuned for updates as well as some snaps from the event tomorrow.

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Diamond Supply NYC Pop Up | A Closer Look

24 December 2009, 19.06 | Posted in Accessories, Skateboarding, apparel, retail | No comments »

Rad Collector - Diamond Supply NYC Pop Up A Closer Look
If you bullshitted through another Christmas shopping season and are about to have a bunch of friends call you out for being the wack friend that you are, don’t stress, you can catch up right after the holiday at the Diamond Supply pop up shop at Prohibit in the Lower East Side of NYC. Nothing says I’m sorry like an exclusive colorway varsity jacket. The Diamond pop up stays popped up until January 2nd. More looks inside after the jump.

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Slap New York Metro Feature

22 December 2009, 19.30 | Posted in Skateboarding, magazines, photography | No comments »

Rad Collector - Slap New York Metro Feature
Slap has some of the sickest content of the year in their NYC Metro mega feature currently running on their site. With Zach Malfa-Kowalski shooting Dan Pensyl, Brian Dellatorre, Jon Newport, Eli Reed, Jack Sabback, Guru Khalsa, Jake Donnelly, Jimmy McDonald, Joey Pepper and about ten more dudes going nuts at all of the city’s ill spots, it’s like a full on session guidebook. Peep the whole thing right here.

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Prevent This Tragedy NYC Premiere

22 December 2009, 15.46 | Posted in Skateboarding, films, premieres | No comments »

Converse Skateboarding and Thrasher Magazine have joined forces for what looks like is gonna be one banger of a film in Prevent This Tragedy. In anticipation of the mayhem the movie’s release is going to bring, both entities have linked up with NYC party-makers extraordinaire, Good Peoples to throw the NYC premiere tonight. Expect full dirtbag and model penetration at this one. B.East is located at 171 East Broadway. Full info after the jump.

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Quiksilver x Autumn | NYC Videos

15 December 2009, 13.43 | Posted in Skateboarding, collabs, retail, videos | No comments »


Late this summer, Quiksilver came to NYC and hooked up a dope pop up shop / mini ramp / art space with the Autumn crew. Located at 201 Mulberry, the spot morphed into the epicenter of the NYC skate world for a few days and was an example of a perfectly executed project. They produced a series of videos documenting the whole process which are now all up on GrindTV. Check out five episodes in all.

Diamond Supply NYC Pop Up

14 December 2009, 17.52 | Posted in Skateboarding, retail | No comments »

Rad Collector - Diamond Supply NYC Pop Up
Just a couple weeks after opening their new flagship store on N. Fairfax in LA, everybody’s favorite skate supply brand is opening up a NYC pop up. Based in the Prohibit space on Allen Street in the Lower East Side, the Diamond pop up will be the only place for exclusive colorways of their Varsity Jacket and Sade laser etched boards as well as their full line of softgoods. The shop will run until January 2nd at 152 Allen St, 10002.

Andy Kessler Memorial Benefit Art Show Recap

14 December 2009, 13.56 | Posted in Art, Fundraisers, Skateboarding | No comments »

Rad Collector - Andy Kessler Memorial Benefit Art Show Recap
The Volcom NYC store played host to the opening of the Andy Kessler Memorial Benefit Art Show this past Saturday night. Friends and admirers of Andy’s like Geoff Rowley, Pat Conlon, Mike Zepeda, Alex Corporan and Lance Mountain showcased the artistic soul of skateboarding by donating their works for a silent auction. The evening honoring a true NYC skate legend was missing only one thing, Andy himself. More pics after the jump.

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Neverland NYC Screening

18 November 2009, 17.30 | Posted in films, premieres, snowboarding | No comments »


Every year the Absinthe crew delivers one of the best films in shred. This year’s Neverland, featuring a mind-blowing cast that includes Travis Rice, Dan Brisse, Bode Merrill, Nicolas Müller, Sylvain Bourbousson, JP Solberg, Romain deMarchi, DCP, Marc Frank Montoya, Annie Boulanger, Marie-France Roy, Jules Reymond, Wille Yli-Luoma, Cale Zima, Phil Damianakes, Wolfgang Nyvelt, Kevin Pearce, Eero Ettala, and Gigi Rüf may be their greatest masterpiece to date. It hits NYC on December 1, just in time to usher in the snow. Full premiere info after the jump.

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