| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Most of us remember the hoverboard scene from the 1989 film 'Back to the Future 2.'
While the technology to create such a device was nonexistent when the film was released, many have been waiting and dreaming for the day when they can purchase their...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Before skaters recorded tricks on their phones and ESPN began airing the X Games or "extreme sports on TV," a Hollywood Hills High kid so slight that he looked more like a sixth-grader leaned back on his board and popped it into the air — without...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:26 AM
If you are looking to do something different, and a new crowd to do it with, FAT Village is the place to be this weekend.
That’s when Josh Miller throws out the welcome mat, rolls out the grill and dishes out free burgers and dogs for BBQ Friday...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Meet Brian Sumner: As part of the traveling exhibit "Tony Hawk: RAD Science," the Museum of Discovery and Science (401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) is holding a 1-4 p.m. seminar on the science of skateboarding and making your own skateboard...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Bucky Lasek stands atop the vert ramp hunched forward, right hand on his skateboard.
Above his tidy brown chin strip and mustache, deep lines crease his cheeks. He watches other boarders drop in at practice Wednesday.
Tom Schaar, 13. Mitchie Brusco,...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:38 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Just in time for Mother's Day, it's...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:46 AM
There are plenty of “cool” things going on around here this weekend (I have lusted in my heart for “Frances Ha” for, like, weeks), but ever since this Oklahoma business, I have been looking to spend more time with my kids, OK?...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Skateboarders generally view their activity as more of an art than a science. They don't worry about things such as inertia, force or velocity. It's more about creating while in the moment and pulling off another trick.
But it doesn't hurt for the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Skateboarding enthusiast Stephanie Murdock was 21 when she placed an ad in the Baltimore City Paper in 2004, looking for help in bringing a skate park to Hampden.
"This is going to be easy," she thought.
Nine years of hard work later, Murdock, now...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...