Posts Tagged ‘Wadsworth Avenue’

Ring 5A for the Secret Skateshop of Washington Heights | NY Times

Ring 5A for the Secret Skateshop of Washington Heights | NY Times

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, […]


THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH WENT TO SCHOOL UPTOWN

THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH WENT TO SCHOOL UPTOWN

So if you went to IS 132 (Juan Pablo Duarte), at Wadsworth Ave. and 183rd Street, then you ran the same hallways that Legendary Yankee Man, Lou Gehrig, did, back in the early 1900’s.  That’s right…”The Iron Horse” spend his formative years Uptown, right up in “the Heights”. He attended IS 132 when it was […]

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