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Washington Heights »

Washington Heights Skate Shop Serves Burgeoning Uptown Community

One8one skate shop opened on Amsterdam Avenue this winter, blocks from a new skate park.

Lower East Side »

'Menacing' Skaters Destroy and Hog New Waterfront Space, Locals Say

Skateboarders and BMX bikers have taken over Pier 35 and driven out residents, locals say.

Port Richmond »

Staten Island Skateboarding Focus of Photographer's Zine

Marco Hernandez published "Mean Streets" featuring skaters at spots across the borough.

Washington Heights »

New Skateboard Shop Rolls Onto Audubon Avenue

Skaters can get boards, wheels and gear at Casino Skate Shop in Washington Heights.

TriBeCa »

Candy Shoplifters Attack 7-Eleven Worker With Skateboard, Police Say

The employee was chasing the shoplifters when he was cut across the hand with a skateboard, police said.

East Flatbush »

Skateboarder Dies After Slamming into MTA Bus, Cops Say

Michael Pratt, 25, hit the back of a bus in East Flatbush and died early Thursday, cops said.

Union Square »

Skateboarder Struck and Killed by Truck on Broadway

The man was struck by a truck near Union Square, the FDNY and witnesses said.

New York City »

Court Puts Brakes On Massive 'Broadway Bomb' Skateboard Race

The city worried the race would snarl traffic and endanger pedestrians.

Upper West Side »

Beefy the Skateboarding Bulldog to Roll Across USA in Breast Cancer Fight

Beefy's Upper West Side owners are looking to raise money for breast cancer nonprofit.

Lower East Side »

Longboard Shop on Lower East Side Expands to Meet Sport's Growing Demand

The Longboard Loft on Allen Street recently doubled in size to accommodate an influx in riders.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Mom Charged with Stabbing UWS Teen Sean Hines to Death

Yvonne Hines, 52, was charged with stabbing her son, Sean Hines, 18, to death on Oct. 14, 2011 in their building on West 92nd Street and Columbus Avenue.

Midtown & Theater District »

Skaters Terrorizing Columbus Circle, Locals Complain

Columbus Circle has become a popular hangout for high schools kids who use the steps as a skate park.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Clothing Store Fires Back at Lady Gaga Ads

The store Rag and Bone covered a series of Lady Gaga ads plastered on its property with its own brand name.

Downtown »

TriBeCa’s New Skate Park is an Instant Success in Skateboarding Community

The park at N. Moore Street and the Hudson River was designed by skateboarding legend Andy Kessler.

Manhattan »

New Art Show Offers Glimpse into Lifestyle of Surfers, Skateboarders

A new photo show in SoHo documents the cultures of skateboarding and surfing around the world over multiple decades.