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Westerleigh »

VIDEO: Staten Island Skateboarder Grinds it Out as Real Estate Agent

Leo Heinert, named the city's top amateur skateboarder, works as a real estate agent.

Morrisania »

Bronx Skateboarding Team Stresses Academics Over Ollies

The team is called HeavenBound7 and is based out of a skate shop on Fulton Avenue.

Port Richmond »

Staten Island Skateboarding Focus of Photographer's Zine

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

Crown Heights »

Buy Handmade Skateboards, Clocks and Toothbrushes at Crown Heights Pop-Up

Dozens of items by local artist Mike Perry will go on sale at Park Delicatessen this weekend.

Stapleton »

VIDEO: Rapper Lil Wayne Hits Staten Island Skatepark After Queens Concert

After a show with Drake in Forest Hills, the hip-hop star had a private session at the 5050 skatepark.

Gowanus »

Private Kids Tennis Club Joins Growing List of Gowanus Sports Venues

Court 16, a private tennis club for kids, is just one of many Gowanus spots for sports.

Fort Greene »

See Who Was Hanging Out at the Afropunk Festival This Weekend

Bands such as Fishbone and Unlocking the Truth played the festival in Fort Greene.

Columbus Circle »

Broadway Bomb Skateboarders Face Off With Police

Police faced off with skateboarders during the annual street race, witnesses said.

Sunnyside »

Teen Killed Riding Skateboard Next to Truck Had History of Family Tragedy

Alexander Ciszewski, 18, lost his father five years ago and saw his uncle buried Wednesday, his mom says.

Long Island City »

18-Year-Old Killed After Trying to Skateboard Alongside Truck, Cops Say

Alexander Ciszewski, 18, was killed at 47th Avenue and 32nd Place, officials said.

Stapleton »

Van Duzer Days Festival Returns to Staten Island

The fifth annual Van Duzer Days will be held on July 13 and July 20 in Stapleton.

Woodhaven »

Newly Opened Woodhaven Skatepark Draws Skaters from Around the City

The 10,350-square-foot skatepark in Woodhaven has grind rails, hubba ledges and a quarter pipe.

Corona »

High-Flying Tony Hawk Skateboarding Exhibit Rolling Into Queens Museum

A new exhibit co-produced by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is coming to the New York Hall of Science.

East Village »

Substitute Teacher Banned for Selling Donated Books on eBay

An investigation found that Sean Nguyen had stolen books bound for Africa and sold them on eBay.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Dunkxchange Sneakerfest Comes to Hammerstein Ballroom

The Dunkxchange sneaker show will run for one day only at the Hammerstein Ballroom.