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Bird’s Eye Boardshop Brooklyn

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


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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FTC x Karim Mayfield

24 October 2012, 14.03 | Posted in collabs, shops, Skateboarding, sports | 2 comments »


FTC has teamed up with San Francisco native & undefeated welterweight boxer, Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield for a limited edition deck and t-shirt. Last week Karim stopped by the store to meet fans and sign autographs before his upcoming fight in New York. Hit the jump for pics of “Hard Hitta” kicking it at FTC.

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ellesse x Special | The Assist

18 October 2012, 19.20 | Posted in collabs, shops, Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »


Italian shoe brand ellesse, who re-issued their classic 80’s basketball-turned-skateboarding shoe The Assist early last year, are continuing to work with the model and are now releasing a version in collaboration with Milan shop Special. The new version of the original red, white, and blue colorway now includes ostrich and patent leather and drops tomorrow in Italy. Check out some more looks after the jump.

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NYSkateboarding.com | The New KCDC

27 September 2012, 15.00 | Posted in openings, shops, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Our friends over at NYSkateboarding recently sat down with Amy Gunther to talk about the relocation and re-opening of KCDC skateshop. Watch the video above and then head over to the new store which is located at 85 N3rd Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Burton | Redesigned Flagship SoHo Opening

14 September 2012, 14.53 | Posted in shops, snowboarding | 1 comment »


Burton Snowboard’s flagship store in NYC reopened last night with a special VIP reception and meet and greet with team riders. Terje Haakonsen, Mikey Rencz, Mark Sollors, and Ethan Deiss came thru to check out the store’s full renovation with an opening suare put on by TheGoodLife! featuring music from Jasmine Solano and DJ Mirandom, brews from PBR and even an authentic NYC hot dog cart. Bringing a vintage Vermont feel using reclaimed resort materials and lots of wood, the new store has about 25% more space and also features a board press along with all of Burton, Gravis, Analog, and Channel Islands’ 2013 product. The store officially opens for business today. Check out a gallery of photos by Jake Breinholt after the jump.

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dose | Homage Brooklyn

07 September 2012, 16.50 | Posted in interviews, shops, Skateboarding, snowboarding, videos | No comments »


For the lastest dose, Tim Brodhagen keeps it all the way Brooklyn and drops into downtown BK’s Homage to talk to founder and owner Jose Portes. Portes drops knowledge on what it takes to open and run a successful shop, Homage’s skate team and involvement in local community, and what core means to him. Don’t miss it.

Labor NYC

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


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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dose | The Hunt NYC

14 June 2012, 11.20 | Posted in interviews, shops, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Jake Lamagno, Dylan Rieder, and Steven Ditchkus’ rad new store The Hunt NYC is now open for business. Tim Brodhagen caught up with the trio for an in depth look at the concept shop’s offerings which include found items from the darker side of americana as well as Lamagno and Ditchkus’ one of a kind original pieces like a murdered out gator head, custom furniture, and more. The Hunt NYC is located at 72 Orchard Street in the LES.

The Hunt NYC | Opening Recap

04 June 2012, 13.30 | Posted in Art, openings, shops, Skateboarding | No comments »


Last Friday night was the opening of The Hunt, a new shop in NYC that specializes in one of a kind vintage Americana items and oddities at 72 Orchard Street in the LES. Shop partners Jake Lamagno, Dylan Rieder, and Steven Ditchkus hosted the opening which was filled with tons of unique pieces and photography from Craig Wetherby and Jimmy Fontaine. Hit the jump for a quick photo recap from the event by Brad Clarke.

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The Hunt NYC

01 June 2012, 14.09 | Posted in Art, shops, Skateboarding | 5 comments »


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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