Archive for May, 2010

Tiny Capers wholeheartedly endorses most things in New York, including quartersnacks.

In addition to providing clips of people skating in New York that don’t feature cellar doors, an extensive spot directory and copious references to rap music, it’s also home to some of the better writing about skateboarding floating around these days.

The recently revamped QS3 is promising a new clip by the time you read this, but there are some gems (the essay on the infamous TF comes to mind) along the way as well.

A tip of the hat goes out to a job well done.


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It is with a heavy heart and a sore back that I glance longingly over my keyboard.  It’s been too long.  But it’s not you, it’s me.

Work, and other administrative fun (collectively known as growing up) has been taking up all of my energy these days.  The eventual ease of responsibilities that comes with the beating sun of the summer will hopefully free me up a bit.  I’ll soon be able to keep you enthralled with stories about eating risotto with homemade ricotta and peas in the parking lots of skateparks, but for the time being, go outside and drink a cold beer.

Cold beer on hot nights (or days, as it were,) is something that transcends almost all cultures, and it’s never too late (or early, as it were, again,) to crack a beer and sit on the back porch.  You could go the fancy route and grab an Allagash White, but this blog endorses the consumption of  crisp, generic lagers in summer (and most other situations as well.)

A few choice summer jams after the jump. (more…)

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