The B.Q.E. Spot is a Wrap

July 24th, 2013 | 4:28 pm | Spot Updates | 11 Comments

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Photo via Mike Heikkila on Instagram

Some months removed from the demise of 12th & A, northern Brooklyn’s dustier and darker D.I.Y. equivalent is no more. As per several locals’ Instagram photos, city vehicles and bulldozers have been there all day removing most of the obstacles. No word if anything has been spared yet. Looks like the world’s laziest knobbing job from a few weeks ago, where someone threw soil all over the quarterpipes and ledges, was foretelling of a more permanent fate. Sucks that it had to happen less than a week after someone built the bank-to-curb. There’s always the McCarren Park :(

The spot has been “demolished” in the past, and was rebuilt into what it was up until this morning, so there’s no telling if it will make a comeback. But for the time being, we’d like to give all Brooklyn skaters of brown pants persuasion our condolences.

UPDATE:

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11 Comments

Comment by SlimeRel
  • Damn landed some tricks but i wish i was skating it like it was the last day when i was there yesterday..

    July 24, 2013 @ 4:50 pm
  • Comment by John
  • Let’s Pontus that shit.

    July 24, 2013 @ 5:10 pm
  • Comment by Snack
  • I believe Pontus already Pontus’d that shit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_lXtvPEidY

    July 24, 2013 @ 5:56 pm
  • Comment by Jules
  • NOOOOOOOOOO

    July 24, 2013 @ 6:23 pm
  • Comment by dillan
  • lets ask permission to build our own diy spot like phillys fdr .

    July 24, 2013 @ 7:56 pm
  • Comment by Phylicia Rashad
  • The parking lot under the BQE is for shooting drugs NOT for skateboarding. The complete gentrification of Brooklyn has made it tough for junkies to find a place to tie off. I support this.

    July 24, 2013 @ 8:17 pm
  • Comment by TheRuggedPicturePoser
  • BLVD Mix tape is horrible. As the loudest advocate for the Golden Era, they are making me look bad. Curious about what he Snack will have to say regarding.

    July 24, 2013 @ 9:25 pm
  • Comment by bza
  • really!?!?! I was there once when a bunch of car theives drove a vehicle right in the middle and started stripping it down to nothing, in broad daylight, on a Sunday. Plenty of cops drove by and didn’t even notice, but skateboarding is a menace…

    July 24, 2013 @ 11:31 pm
  • Comment by shaq
  • occupy

    July 25, 2013 @ 2:45 am
  • Comment by Horus
  • Goddamnit Bloomberg! You bitch ass nigga!

    July 26, 2013 @ 12:41 am
  • Comment by Hate Scholar, PhD.
  • That was only 2 blocks from my old apartment. I skated there every day. It sucked, but was pretty good for NYC. RIP

    July 26, 2013 @ 3:23 pm
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