Coming Soon: Bustin’s Longboard Loft at 132 Allen

Posted on: February 18th, 2011 at 6:39 am by

Just the other day, we were marveling at how city skate culture remains alive and well.  Especially in the downtown arena.  Coleman Playground, located beneath the Manhattan Bridge on Monroe, is constantly brimming with skateboarders of all ages and skill levels; the new Cooper Union building was a popular skate park for a hot minute; and now 2 Cooper Square has the same distinction.  And then there’s always the sight for laughs – suits commuting to work on longboards.

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Now another skate shop is poised to open on the Lower East Side, just a stone’s throw from Shut Skates132 Allen Street, formerly occupied by the Sweet Ones boutique, will officially be home to a second Bustin branded retail store.  The original is in Brooklyn.  Dubbed Longboard Loft, this larger location will carry longboards and all the necessary accouterments.

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All the trash and debris buildup inside 132 Allen Street of late has been cleared away, and the space is on the road to remodeling.  According to a blog post on the Bustin website, this outpost of Longboard Loft will soft open for the 2011 Concrete Wave Longboard Expo on March 11, but probably won’t officially launch until April 1.

I have the distinct privilege of announcing that we’ve officially signed off on the lease for a Manhattan location of our Longboard Loft NYC store!

New York City get ready!  Spring 2011 is going to be longboard mayhem on the streets of Manhattan. As of now we don’t have an official open date but we’re hoping for sometime around April 1.

Worry not “Sweet Ones”, we’ll do you proud!

Speaking of Bustin boards…hang ten.

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