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Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
Making new Tony Hawk games obviously wasn't working. Why not make the old ones instead?
| August 10, 2012
Photos: PBR Skateboard Pub Crawl
The Pabst Blue Ribbon skateboard pub crawl takes to the streets of Boston on August 13, 2011.
From Cambridge to Downtown Crossing | August 13, 2011
| August 19, 2011
Boston skate war?
| October 22, 2010
Portland's new skatepark is exactly what we didn't ask for
The hardest trick in skateboarding isn't a darkside grind or even a 360 hardflip — it's building the actual skatepark.
| July 16, 2010
Photos: Vanna and Our Last Night in Bangor
Photos of the two bands performing during the Skate Against Drugs 2010 Tour
Vanna and Our Last Night, live at Bangor Skatepark, May 1, 2010
| May 07, 2010
Review: Skate 2
Skate 2 is legit
Chairman of the board
| January 26, 2009
No longer is there an off-season or even a chance to catch our breath after the fall deluge.
A blizzard of new games
| December 29, 2008
Snow sports shred the space-time continuum this winter, with new styles that push technological boundaries for form and function.
Ski and snowboard gear refined, not redefined
| November 18, 2008
Skatepark design picked
| October 01, 2008
Beautiful Losers (2008)
A documentary, directed with Joshua Leonard, about an energized group portrait whose accessibility is abetted by the artists’ collectively keen sense of humor.
An energized portrait of Alleged Gallery artists
| September 24, 2008
Vote for your favorite design online
Slowly but surely, the city’s skaters (and bikers) are moving closer to getting the skatepark they need.
Skatepark rolls forward
| September 17, 2008
Off the beaten path, the fringes of Boston's gallery scene are seeing new development, and even expansion.
Galleries off the beaten path
| June 10, 2008
Smoking the terrain with a heavily radical nose-wheelie
This article originally appeared in the May 30, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
In which we try to understand the skateboarding subculture
| June 02, 2008
The memory plays tricks, but not enough to change the past.
Van Sant takes time for a ride in Paranoid Park
| March 12, 2008
The other side of the mountain
If you don’t ski or snowboard, winter is the longest, loneliest season.
New winter-sport challenges for snow-klutzes and hotshots
| December 10, 2007
You don't have to go to the Rockies or the Alps or jump out of a helicopter skis-first to get a chilling thrill this winter.
New England resorts embrace extreme skiing and riding
| November 14, 2007
If looks could thrill
The world of snow sports merges with the world of art in completely unique way.
Graphic design meets boards and twin tips
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| November 14, 2007
We’ve had some real winners light up the crime blotter this year.
Sports blotter: "Genius of the year" edition
| November 07, 2007
The first two installments of the enormously popular Guitar Hero franchise were designed and developed by Harmonix, a Cambridge-based company famous for employing a horde of musicians.
Guitar Hero 3 is on its own
| November 06, 2007
Competition is a good thing.
EA’s latest is no cheap Skate
| October 09, 2007
War, peace, and Robert Pinsky
Every few years, a fall publishing season emerges that should remind us that Boston could be the literary epicenter of America.
The season's fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
| September 12, 2007
Let’s play a game — it’s called “Celebrity Take-the-Hint.”
Sports blotter: "NBA Street" edition
| September 05, 2007
With a blank slate, anything’s possible. Plus, Art on Decks
Today, the cracked and faded tennis courts off St James Street are nothing much to look at.
| September 05, 2007
Listen up, newbie
Hey, kid. Yeah, you with the hat on backward. New in town? Big city, huh? Not at all like back home. Scary. Unfamiliar. Fraught! Want some advice?
We will make you one of us — all you have to do is trust
| September 04, 2007
At long last, light at the end of the skate ramp
Portland skateboarders finally know where their new skate park will be located.
| July 18, 2007
Skate or die
Skateboarding on public property still falls under the Banned in Boston category.
SLIDESHOW: Red Bull's skateboarding competition at City Hall Plaza
MELISSA POCEK AND JESSICA SHARP
| July 16, 2007
The waiting game
What’s one more month when we’ve been deliberating for two years?
| June 20, 2007
Requiem for a game console
With the release of God of War II this week, the book is all but closed on the PlayStation 2.
A look back at the ultimate PlayStation 2 games
| March 20, 2007
Guitar Hero gets a new developer
On January 16, Neversoft, the video-game developers known primarily for the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise, posted a job opening for work on their latest project, Guitar Hero III , thereby inciting a stir in the video-game blogosphere.
| February 07, 2007
Pop goes a Neptune
Pharrell is a fascinating rapper when he lets himself go — so why does In My Mind blow so hard? Listen to the best of the Neptunes throughout the years
Pharrell Williams raps his way into a corner
| August 24, 2006
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