Skating All Over the Barry McGee Mural [Video]

Posted on: September 16th, 2010 at 6:25 am by

Last Sunday, the perennial skaters over at Quarter Snacks decided to deface the new Barry McGee mural in a unique fashion.  Or in their own words, “a late Sunday night stealth mission to build a permanent, cement wallride to do some noticeable damage, and upset some art connoisseurs with our actions.” So punk rock!

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The wall riding was filmed and posted to their website a couple days ago. Click the box below for video:

What Quarter Snacks is About:

As soon as you reach the point when you can afford $15 cheeseburgers and overpriced rent for a Lower East Side hole-in-the-wall, the quarter snack becomes the symbol of simpler time, back when you were wholly content with skating on a diet that might inevitably lead to blood sugar disease down the line. It didn’t really matter though, things were less complicated, and a lot more fun.

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