Is it Famous Ray’s? No, Original Ray’s. Famous Original Ray’s?

May 2nd, 2011 | 1:18 pm | Daily News | 13 Comments

Never Forget 9/11/2001.

(The cover of The Post wasn’t as epic as everyone was expecting it to be today.)

Happy Birthday to First and First, also known as the Nexus of the Universe.

Even though the room tends to divide when technical wizardry, especially from younger skaters, comes up for discussion, this Almost Skateboards Youness Amrani part is certainly worth a watch. One year later, I’m still trying to wrap my head around how he did a five trick line at C.I.A. ledge with no tail on his board (with a front shove nosegrind shove-it out, of all things.)

So, the Opening Ceremony skate team looks like it’s coming closer to becoming a reality. We’ve been casting this prediction since first exiting the Mind Field premiere with Dylan Reider’s part fresh in mind. We’ll be meeting with potential clients interested in capitalizing on this website’s proficiency for trend forecasting throughout the week. APC for Altamont, and Rag & Bone for Four Star are up next, just watch.

Our good friend Adam Abada skated from Battery Park to the Bronx while filming all of the street signs that he met along the way. “NYC Arithmetic” already had the privilege of being featured on more heavily trafficked destinations like The New York Times’ “City Room” blog and Gawker, but is a cool 45 seconds in case you missed it.

The new issue of Poweredge Magazine has a New York City feature, which includes a sick photo of Rodney at that metal circle cut-out “spot” on Water Street (behind the C-Benches.)

There was hardly anything left to skate at Penn Plaza, since the restaurant built an extension on the landing space for the manual pad, but now, it’s under construction and they did away with the less noteworthy obstacles that had remained.

When you skateboard in the middle of the street, there’s a certain common expectation of how cars and buses are going to move. So it’s easy to relate to this video if you ever had a bus or a car stop short on you. And it’s also amazing that YouTube comments still find a way to turn it into an argument.

Thanks to Complex Magazine for the shout-out on the Quartersnacks cruiser board. We should probably look into getting another run of those made…

If Boston loses this series, they’ll lose to a team with an alien on it, which is absolutely inexcusable. (Pardon me, an *Academy Award winning* alien.)

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13 Comments

Comment by i love cute boys
  • anyone besides Alex Olson or E.J riding for opening ceremony is just blasphemy

    anyway, dylan is already on Dior

    May 2, 2011 @ 1:47 pm
  • Comment by dbeezy
  • WHY OH WHY ARE SONGS IN SKATE VIDEOS BECOMING WORSE AND WORSE WITH EACH CLIP!!!!! When did the whole generation of homies get all emo and shit.
    LAME LAME LAMEEEEE

    May 2, 2011 @ 1:50 pm
  • Comment by Snack
  • So you’re saying that Drake and Lil’ Wayne song in the new Berrics Torey Pudwill clip doesn’t elevate skating a warehouse full of funboxes to an emotional, triumphant sporting event that even the Rocky soundtrack couldn’t match?

    “All of my riders do not give a fuck……….X-GAMES!”

    May 2, 2011 @ 4:19 pm
  • Comment by mike mans
  • what are you talking about? skrillex goes harder than anything big L ever put out.

    May 2, 2011 @ 5:23 pm
  • Comment by rza
  • make more cruisers. i will buy one, promise. maybe two.

    May 2, 2011 @ 8:10 pm
  • Comment by EJ
  • When do i get on Opening Ceremony?

    May 2, 2011 @ 10:04 pm
  • Comment by Boss Don Biggavell
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    May 3, 2011 @ 11:24 am
  • Comment by the greent rustfund
  • why should max b be freed? that dude sucks

    May 3, 2011 @ 2:01 pm
  • Comment by GDUB
  • rustfund take a step back, and literally FUCK YOUR OWN FACE

    May 3, 2011 @ 2:26 pm
  • Comment by The Psychlone
  • Seconded. How dumb would you have to be to not get why Max should be freed?

    May 3, 2011 @ 5:28 pm
  • Comment by Boss Don Biggavell
  • yo green rust, never come uptown! WE KNOW WHO U ARE AND WHERE YOU REST. GOONIES IS ON THE WATCH
    FREE THE WAVY ONE

    May 4, 2011 @ 12:24 pm
  • Comment by Ian
  • celtics gettin smoked.

    May 4, 2011 @ 2:27 pm
  • Comment by dedleg
  • Been making mad layout moves the past few days.

    May 4, 2011 @ 9:57 pm
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