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  • Skatepark in Hampden officially opens May 3

    Skatepark in Hampden officially opens May 3
    Putting on his knee and elbow pads at "pool" side in Roosevelt Park, Bob Pribble, a silver-haired employee of a hedge fund management firm, didn't fit the stereotype of a skateboarding enthusiast. But Pribble, 49, of Annapolis, said he has been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pro skateboarder Bucky Lasek returning to Maryland a hometown hero

    Pro skateboarder Bucky Lasek returning to Maryland a hometown hero
    Bucky Lasek, dressed like a typical skateboarder in a plaid button-up and khaki pants, is in disguise. "I just grew this beard and mustache," said Lasek, pointing to his scruffy facial hair. "I think that's why people don't recognize me." Over lunch...
  • Organizer of skateboard park rolling toward city funding deadline

    Organizer of skateboard park rolling toward city funding deadline
    Baltimore City's $75,000 grant offer to the Skatepark of Baltimore still stands — but not for much longer. It's a matching grant with an expiration deadline of May 31, which means that supporters of a planned skateboarding park in Hampden have less...
  • Wild Joe's bye-week skateboard antics cause neighborly consternation

    Wild Joe's bye-week skateboard antics cause neighborly consternation
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been blitzed with criticism in the past year, starting with NFL linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Dhani Jones during the lockout and eventually, after a 12-4 season and another win in the playoffs, he was criticized by his...
  • Tony Hawk Foundation gives $25,000 for Hampden skatepark

    The Tony Hawk Foundation has given $25,000 toward the construction of a skateboard park in Roosevelt Park in Hampden. The Skatepark of Baltimore, a nonprofit group dedicated to raising enough money to build a place for area youth to skateboard safely,...
  • Towson crime log: 2,119 gallons of diesel fuel stolen from state highway facility

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible Cockeysville Happy Hollow Road, 12200 block, between 12:30...
  • Delray Beach artist building studio/gallery - on barge off Peanut Island

    Delray Beach artist building studio/gallery - on barge off Peanut Island
    Something curious is rising out of the Intracoastal waters off Palm Beach County's Peanut Island. More than 100 yards offshore, where only watercraft typically roam, Delray Beach artist William DeBilzan is building a two-story waterfront studio and...
  • 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...
  • AutoNation partners with Hennessey Performance to super-charge rides

    AutoNation partners with Hennessey Performance to super-charge rides
    AutoNation is big. Now it wants to be fast, too. The Fort Lauderale-based company, the largest dealership chain in the country, is teaming up with Hennessey Performance — a tuner to the stars — to make it easier for AutoNation customers to...