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The 9th Annual Harold Hunter Day Skate Jam Hits the LES Sunday [UPDATED]

Last modified October 2, 2015 at 4:52 pm

Grab your skateboard; Sunday afternoon is the ninth annual Harold Hunter Day. As in years past, the public skate jam will take place down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass in Coleman Skatepark. Harold Hunter Day IX – sponsored by the  eponymous Foundation of same – kicks off at noon tomorrow. The open-air event is sure to […]

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Scenes from the 8th Annual Harold Hunter Day Skate Jam [PHOTOS]

Posted October 13, 2014 at 10:23 am

Dozens of skateboarders from various age groups (and social strata) descended upon Coleman Skatepark this past Saturday afternoon to commemorate fallen comrade Harold Hunter. They came from each point of the compass, rushing down to the refurbished sub-Manhattan Bridge concrete for the annual skate jam. This year was the eighth consecutive outing for the Harold […]

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Hanksy Tags ‘Bill Skates’ on New Division Street Skate Ramp

Posted July 19, 2013 at 6:21 am

Prolific street artist Hanksy also seemed to discover the piece after it was constructed, tagging it with the new “Bill Skates” pun.

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Riverside Skatepark Now Named After Andy Kessler

Posted July 3, 2013 at 6:03 am

There’s a big streetside push to promote Riverside Skatepark on the Upper West Side. A team of neighborhood skate shops – Labor, Shut, Reciprocal, Blades, Paragon – have been doling postcards around the city to help get the word out. Riverside Skatepark – located at 108th Street – opened for the season on May 16. […]

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Streets

‘Come Up Tour’ Skate Jam at Coleman Skatepark Tomorrow

Posted May 10, 2013 at 6:40 am

Transworld Skateboarding is in town this weekend for its “Come Up Tour.”

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Klughaus Gallery Vacates 47 Monroe Street

Last modified January 15, 2013 at 6:48 am

Gritty street-style showroom Klughaus Gallery recently departed its Chinatown perch.

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Art

Scenes from Sandy: Art Installation at Coleman

Last modified October 29, 2012 at 9:11 am

We stumbled upon this loom right near Coleman Skate Park, just ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

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Streets

Recap: Scenes from Harold Hunter Day at Coleman Skatepark

Posted October 15, 2012 at 10:18 am

Area teenagers, as well as the odd twenty-something, congregated beneath the Manhattan Bridge Saturday afternoon for the sixth annual Harold Hunter Day.

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6th Annual Harold Hunter Day Tomorrow at Coleman Skatepark

Posted October 12, 2012 at 11:47 am

Established in 2006 after his untimely death at 31, Harold Hunter Day has been an annual occurrence down under the Manhattan Bridge.

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Tony Hawk Skates Coleman Oval on the Lower East Side

Last modified September 24, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Tony Hawk stopped by the sub-span skate den about a week ago for a proper test spin.

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