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THE BOYS IN THE HOOD: ROSA PARKS BOYS VENUE SPACE OPENS IN CORKTOWN WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THEIR FRIENDS & LEVIS

The Rosa Parks Boys are making a name for themselves in the flourishing neighbourhood of Corktown in Detroit, MI. The crew behind this new venue space is Jim Tumey, Justin Bohl, and Francois Decomble, three roommates that who have known each other for years and currently live together near the venue space at 2051 Rosa Parks. Along with […]

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EMERICA: WILD IN THE STREETS DETROIT HAPPENS JUNE 21ST 2012

At noon on June 21st 2012, skateboarders from around the world will meet at Hart Plaza to skate ‘wild in the streets.’  Below is taken from the official website, as a manifesto regarding the groups beliefs. There have been hundreds of other events around the world organized by skateboarders. Manifesto  -VIA Wild in the Streets: Wild […]

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GOOD WOOD DETROIT SKATEBOARD ART EXHIBIT DONATES 100% OF FUNDS TO UPCOMING SKATE PARK

The Good Wood Exhibit  features custom works from 80+ artists on crusier decks priced at a reasonable starting bid of $50. Most works are by local Detroit creatives with a few international artists and skateboard pros sprinkled in the mix. 100 decks adorning the walls at 10-22-9. Each one is unique from the next, and it will be […]

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NEW YORK CITY X DETROIT: CARHARTT X 5BORO COLLABORATION RELEASED

Carhartt Work In Progress and 5Boro have released their recent clothing and newspaper collaboration inspired by two skate crews’ tours of NYC and Detroit. This exciting collaboration, is only the beginning of how NYC and Detroit’s energy can work together creating inspiring, fresh, and exciting new opportunities. PLAYGROUND DETROIT believes that the more that New Yorkers and […]

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