Time's Up! Environmental Organization

Time’s Up! 10-Year Mechanic Appreciation Party at ABC No Rio Tonight

Posted August 22, 2014 at 10:41 am

New York’s popular bike advocacy group, Time’s Up!, is throwing a big thank you at the volunteer bike mechanics who have, for over a decade, passed along their expertise to over 35,000 participants in the organization’s free weekly classes and workshops. As a result of these tutorials, New Yorkers have become more inclined to pedal, and more empowered to reach for […]

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Exile Professional Gym ‘Street Dance’ Studio Opening at the Old 2nd on 2nd Space

Posted August 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

It’s a construction frenzy near the corner of Second and Second. While Ben Shaoul concludes construction of the 31-33 Second Avenue residential building, the eponymous bar to its south is amidst a conversion of its own. The popular karaoke bar 2nd on 2nd closed in the winter of 2013 after a decade in business. Its replacement is not another bar, […]

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The Meatball Shop and SHUT Collaborated on a Limited Edition Skateboard

Last modified August 6, 2014 at 4:58 pm

Two contemporary Lower East Side institutions recently joined forces to create a delectable deck. The Meatball Shop teamed up with SHUT Skateboards to create a new limited edition model. The aptly-named “grinder” deck features an image of just that. “One of the iconic grinders that hangs on the walls at all TMS locations.” Imagery on […]

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FC Bayern Munich Hosting Happy Hour at Paulaner Brauhaus on the Bowery

Last modified July 31, 2014 at 8:23 am

If World Cup withdrawal has gotten the best of you, there’s plenty of upcoming soccer action happening in the city to get you through the dry spell. Paulaner Brauhaus on the Bowery is holding an extended happy hour on August 1, to host the Bundesliga’s very own FC Bayern, following tonight’s match as part of […]

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Showdown 2014

Recap: Steve Nash’s 7th Annual Showdown NYC

Last modified June 27, 2014 at 8:29 am

As we neared Sara D. Roosevelt Park, the summery jingle of ice cream trucks, overworked engines of delivery vehicles, and general afternoon din of the Lower East Side was replaced with a growing festive atmosphere. Speakers pumped out Top 40 dance remixes and people milled about. The threat of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of those in attendance for Steve Nash’s […]

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‘Tengu: God of Mischief’ Shows the Proper Way to Skateboard in the Subway [VIDEO]

Last modified June 24, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Director Colin Read (aka Mandible Claw) just uploaded the epic subway skate segment from his 2013 film, Tengu: God of Mischief. So, if you haven’t had a chance to peep the whole movie, this three-minute clip below will satisfy. For now. Read told Gothamist back in January that the skaters and crew were turned on […]

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7th Annual ShowdownNYC Street Soccer Match Kicks Off Tomorrow Night

Posted June 24, 2014 at 6:11 am

World Cup excitement is at a fever pitch (pun intended), and this week footballers, basketballers, giddy children, and fans of all ages will take to Sara D. Roosevelt Park for Steve Nash’s 7th Annual Showdown NYC, to benefit the Steve Nash Foundation. With world class talent always showing up for the 8-a-side street match, and with the US […]

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Showdown in Chinatown 2013

Date Set For Steve Nash’s ‘Showdown NYC’ 2014

Posted May 20, 2014 at 10:35 am

Save the date: Steve Nash’s 7th annual Showdown in Chinatown NYC will get underway next month. As usual, the roster will remain a mystery until game time, but never disappoints – last year the teams were chock full of football and NBA fan favorites. Regardless of skill, each year the players deliver plenty of personality on the pitch, and […]

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Recap: Dah Shop Celebrates 6 Years on Division Street with Bike Jam [PHOTOS]

Posted April 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

Since 2008, Dah Shop has been a pit stop for all in the downtown BMX game. A hangout both to and from the Coleman Playground a few blocks away. Owned and operated by pro-BMXer Tyrone Williams, the company provides all manner of mechanical services from its Division Street outpost. Saturday afternoon was the birthday celebration […]

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Watch Skater Billy Rohan Ollie Off the East Houston Pipeline [VIDEO]

Posted April 28, 2014 at 6:05 am

The never-ending East Houston capital works project does carry some benefits. We’ve seen how the construction sundries created a curbside gym in the past (cinderblocks and 2x4s); the presence of such obstructions also remains a playground for skateboarders. So… Local skater Billy Rohan was spotted yesterday evening attempting daredevil moves in the East Houston median by […]

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