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University Town Center Needs Skateboarders

Skateboarders are not welcome at University Town Center. But they should be. The Hyattsville Wire noticed this sign recently at the housing-and-retail development near Prince George’s Plaza. We think it’s self-defeating. As the sport’s fans often say, “skateboarding is not … Continue reading

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Lords of Dogtown

Hyattsville’s newest park shows how far skateboarding has come. Back in the “Dogtown and Z-Boys” era of the 1970s, skateboarding had an illicit reputation, especially since most skaters were doing their grinds and kickflips on benches, sidewalks and empty swimming … Continue reading

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