Coleman Playground

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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‘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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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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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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Looking at the Crazy Coleman Playground Flock House

Posted July 19, 2012 at 6:07 am

Shortly before the Fourth, a self-sustaining spaceship landed in the southwest corner of Coleman Playground, behind the baseball field.

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Coleman Oval Skatepark Open for Business

Posted July 5, 2012 at 6:38 am

We dropped in over the weekend to nab some shots of the completed project, and were greeted with a completely packed house.

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Labor Skate Shop Opens at 46 Canal Street

Last modified July 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

Another skate shop to fuel the downtown resurgence. With the newly-opened Coleman Oval Skatepark attracting a much larger horde of youngsters to the Lower East Side, there is seemingly more demand for those symbiotic businesses.

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