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Man in Chrystie Street Hotel-Shelter Charged with Skatepark Murder

Posted June 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

An area man was arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a man inside Coleman Skatepark on early Friday morning, cops said. The victim, identified as a 27-year-old Bronx resident, was discovered by a school bus driver inside the Monroe Street park at around 7:40am, with stab wounds all over his body. The victim […]

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Harold Hunter Weekend 2018 is Announced for the Lower East Side

Posted May 21, 2018 at 5:07 am

Each year, the programming celebrating the life of skateboard legend Harold Hunter grows more ambitious. The eponymous nonprofit foundation behind the annual event – now in its 12th season – last spring transformed the one-day skate jam into a weekend-spanning occasion. For the 2018 go-round, the focus is on what Harold loved most – skating, […]

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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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Coleman Skatepark Opens Friday; Skaters Already Grinding

Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:08 am

The recently re-branded Coleman Oval Skatepark isn’t quite ready for public consumption just yet, but that’s not stopping droves of skateboarders who want first tracks on that shiz.

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Flock House Project Coming to Coleman Skatepark

Last modified June 14, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Dreamed up by artist Mary Mattingly, Flock House is essentially a roving response to global migration patterns, acting as a “self-contained ecosystem.”

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Skateboarding New York City, Circa 1985 [Video]

Posted May 25, 2012 at 10:19 am

Living in a time where skateboarding is practically mainstream than ever, it’s always fun to look back at the vintage days.

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Construction on New Coleman Skatepark Begins Next Month

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:20 am

The recreation committee of CB3 held their monthly meeting last night to discuss the issues of remodeling Coleman Playground and also improvements to the Hamilton Fish Recreation Center.

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Renderings for New Coleman Skate Park on Lower East Side

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 8:21 am

The new Coleman Oval Skate Park, as it’s being called now, will be a multifunctional space aside from just skateboarding. Details inside!

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Coleman Playground Slated for Improvements

Posted June 17, 2011 at 10:09 am

Changes are afoot at this popular skating destination. More after the jump!

Coming Soon: Bustin’s Longboard Loft at 132 Allen

Last modified March 15, 2011 at 7:25 pm

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; […]

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