This 1960′s Skateboarding photos shows the New York Skate Scene in such a different light. The photos from LIFE magazine capture smiles from young New Yorker’s on the streets of Manhattan and Central Park before the drugs and violence that came in 70′s & 80′s took over.
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Writer/poet Caroline Rothstein recent article explores the kids from the 1995 film Kids and where those kids have ended up today. The article gives more insight on Manhattan Skater Harold Hunter and the Downtown Skate scene and its skate history from the East Village to Washington Square Park.
August 1990, St. Marks Place. Priscilla Forsyth, one month shy of her fourteenth birthday and just home from summer camp, straddles one of the two lion statues guarding the downward staircase to the apartment building her family has owned since 1975. Naturally blonde Liza and dyed blonde Margaret idle with her. It’s hot out, and Priscilla is becoming more curious about the world beyond her sidewalk.
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The NY Jets first round draft pick this year was Qb Geno Smith and with a total of six quarterbacks on the roster Tim Tebow gets releases today. The former Denver Bronco and now former Jets only wore the uniform for one year read Below what Rex had to say. (more…)
Last night at the Yankees Vs Redsox game at Yankee Stadium in honor of Monday’s events at the Boston Marathon, the Yankees honor the city of Boston with a rendition of “Sweet Caroline”.
Jay-Z has launched Roc Nation Sports Agency and has signed New York Yankess Robinson Cano. Roc Nation Sports will be led by Carter and Juan Perez, who serves as President, has partnered with CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a leading entertainment and sports agency, to co-represent Cano.
“Because of my love of sports, it was a natural progression to form a company where we can help top athletes in various sports the same way we have been helping artists in the music industry for years,” said Carter.
5 Boro NYC hits the streets of City Hall in Downtown Manhattan with this skate commercial featuring Jordan Trahan and Rob Gonyon. The
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Asap mob member ASAP TY Y @ASAP_TYY has worked hard to make his name known not only in the streets but also in the board rooms and has established himself as one the first street motorcross riders to be sponsored by a major brand. Kali Protectives has over a decade of experience in the industry and tapped TY Y to help bridge the gap for urban street riders seeking corporate support and equipment.
Kali Protectives teamed up with Blowhiphoptv and The ICU to produce the first installment of “Bike Life” which is sure to leave fans and motorcross enthusiasts of any background ready to learn more about TY Y and the gritty NYC lifestyle he lives everyday.
Through out the 5 Boroughs the corner store is a fixture of New York City life being as such today we present 5Boro‘s Corner Store Skate Decks series. The” 5 new decks feature designs of products that one would buy at the corner store.
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Nigel Sylvester & ASAP Ferg team up in this new video showcasing their individual talents for G-Shock. The clips has Nigel riding in California, Istanbul & New York to Ferg performing his hit single “Work” at Nigel’s S.O.M.P (Standing On My Pedals) event in Long Beach, CA. These two NYC based talents are stars in BMX and music respectively, this only the beginning of more to come as they continue their ascent in their careers.
Skateboard blog The Chrome Ball have posted some classic 90′s photos from Transworld skateboarding magazine article called A new york Minute. The photos feature the original Girl team in front of Supreme’s Store and Queens New Yorker Rodney Torres Kick flipping in Downtown Manhattan.
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During last nights game New York Rangers Marc Staal was hit by a puck. Staal was hit during 5:45 of the third period of Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden Flyers winger Jakub Voracek tipped a shot by defenseman Kimmo Timonen.
The New York Rangers beat the Flyers, 4-2.
Video of Syracuse retiring Carmelo Anthony’s Jersey the Knicks star returned to his alma mater to a sold out crowd of 35,012 joined by his wife Lala and their son. The number 15 jersey was worn while he played at Syracuse where he helped bring the team to the 2003 NCAA Championship.
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