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  • Toronto: Keira Knightley Ditches the Corset for 'Laggies'

    Keira Knightley does shots, cheats on her boyfriend and dances around with one of those oversized signs used to advertise strip mall accountants in "Laggies." But there's one thing audiences won't get to see the actress do in a ballsy performance that...
  • New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt

    New 'hoverboard technology' may only be marketing stunt
    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...
  • At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up

    At 40, skateboarding vert pioneer Bucky Lasek still gets ramped up
    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,...
  • Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park

    Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park
    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...
  • Cherokee Inc. acquires Tony Hawk apparel line from Quiksilver

    Quiksilver Inc. of Huntington Beach has sold its licensed apparel subsidiary, Hawk Designs Inc., to Sherman Oaks-based Cherokee Inc. for $19 million, the companies announced Monday. Hawk Designs, which Quiksilver acquired in 2000, owns a line of...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • Ground to be broken for skateboarding park in Hampden

    Ground to be broken for skateboarding park in Hampden
    A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Tuesday for the first phase of a skateboarding park in Hampden. The $180,000 "skatepark," as it is called, will be built within Roosevelt Park on West 36th Street near Falls Road, starting with a 5,000-square-foot...
  • Skatepark of Baltimore opens in Hampden after decade of planning

    Skatepark of Baltimore opens in Hampden after decade of planning
    Growing up, Stephanie Murdock would spend hours driving to and from skate parks in Virginia to skateboard. When she graduated from Towson University in 2004 with a major in politics, Murdock decided she wanted to build a state-of-the-art facility in...
  • How realistic is the 2015 of 'Back to the Future Part II'?

    How realistic is the 2015 of 'Back to the Future Part II'?
    The future — at least Chicago-born director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 — arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set,...
  • 'Everything is all good' at skate park

     'Everything is all good' at skate park
    It only took minutes for the hundreds of amateur and professional skateboarders who attended the opening Saturday of the Vans Off the Wall Skatepark to seemingly cover every available surface. Each rail, ledge and pool coping was grinded. Each stair...
  • Watch Tony Hawk, Terrell Owens ride real-life (???) HUVr boards

    Watch Tony Hawk, Terrell Owens ride real-life (???) HUVr boards
    2015 is just around the corner, and you know what that means -- hoverboards! Or, to use the official brand name, HUVr boards! That's right! Just like we were promised in the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," we will soon be able to zip around...