By NOAH REMNICK Early one evening in June, River Avenue Skate Park in the Bronx was reverberating with its usual medley of screeching from the elevated No. 4 train and scattered applause from Yankee Stadium, when a young boy shouted, “Brujas coming, yo!” And with that, in rolled some of the park’s most steadfast devotees, […]
Billy Perry and the crew came Uptown for a hellified bike trip through Harlem recently. Click below to check out their antics. Related: Mira CoNYo: A Skate Scene Blossoms Uptown We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.
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By WILLY STALEY On a recent Saturday afternoon, Eugene Kang sat in the middle of Terminal Skateshop, telling a story about a problem customer, a neighborhood barber who came in looking to buy a board. Mr. Kang helped him pick one out, along with trucks, wheels, bearings — the works — and, making small talk, […]
Skate All Cities strolled through Uptown and headed over to the Washington Heights Skatepark for a late night rendezvous featuring Danny Castaneda, Mark Dunning, Nelson Shin & RICKS.
#TORRONYC founder Rodney Torres (@rodneytorresnyc), pivot to fakie in #WashingtonHeights. Artwork by… http://t.co/KTPNUIPykH — TORRO! SKATEBOARDS (@TORRONYC) July 15, 2014 Check out: Mira CoNYo: A Skate Scene Blossoms Uptown We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.
Mass Appeal teams up with a few New York City-based sponsors (Red Bull, Zoo York, Shut, 5Boro, AM, Sleep, Mosaic NY, The Rat Collective, Affluent Clothing, Mira CoNYo) to host the “Work In Progress” skate jam at the unfinished Alexander Hamilton Bridge Skatepark in northern Manhattan. Watch as a multitude of skaters from far and […]
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Words & Pics by Led Black (@Led_Black) Uptown is making moves baby. Case in point: The Flagrant Club, a skate-shop/apparel-line/boutique, which is the latest venture from longtime artist, designer and entrepreneur Azad Gonzalez. Located at 1530 Saint Nicholas Ave (btwn 186th & 187th Street), The Flagrant Club is the spot to get your new board plus […]
By Laignee Barron / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The city is moving forward with plans to build the largest skateboard park in the five boroughs — and finally end a longstanding headache for Washington Heights residents. The park, which will be ready by the fall, officials say, was designed by Steve Rodriguez, New York’s skateboarding […]
Video by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Photography by Emil Baez (@_EBaez) Sound by Productive Ray (@ProductiveRay09)
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BY Rainey “Skates” Cruz There was a time when skateboarding was synonymous with California and the West Coast. The late 60’s and early 70’s scene was full of traditional and not-so-traditional surfers that would also “street surf” on small wooden planks with clay wheels. Then came the Dogtown Z-boys, famous for catapulting skateboarding into the […]
BY DeJesus: [vimeo http://vimeo.com/11670368] One of UC’s newest contributors, Rainey, hits the streets, actually his skate deck does, on a mission with no permission: To find where the skating scene is happening Uptown. He discovered that and more. See if you can recognize any Uptown spots. So take a pollution-free ride on Rainey’s board and see […]