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Community Push x Levi's Skateboarding Roosevelt Skatepark Collaboration

Community Push has been at it for years pushing the skateboard culture of Detroit in a progressive and healthy direction. Alongside Community Push, Levi's Skateboarding has played a great role in our scene as well by helping to launch what was the Rosa Parks Boys space. We're excited to announce that Community Push and Levi's Skateboarding have come together, with additional local support from shops across Metro Detroit, on a project that hits close to home: the development of The Roosevelt Skatepark. Located in the heart of Corktown Detroit, right up front of the Central Train Station, there has been talk for years of bringing a fully developed skatepark to our city and at last things are going live! July 23rd...

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The Rosa Parks Boys Documentary by The Skateboard Mag

I am super excited to share this documentary about my friend, The Rosa Parks Boys and the space that Levi's Skateboarding and The Skateboard Mag helped create. Over two months of long days and long nights went into this place. I am happy to have been a part of the building process (Check out my paint scraping cameo!). The Space has already been an awesome asset to Corktown's young creative crowd. Showcasing Casey Davis and Nick Jaskey's art work, Our, People Pop-Up Skateshop, and The Detroit Static IV Premiere. That all happened in less than a month of being open! Many awesome things will be happening this summer at 2051 Rosa Parks. Stay Tuned!

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2051 Rosa Parks Grand Opening

Jessica and I have spent every day off this past month helping develop an event space located at 2051 Rosa Parks blvd. in the Corktown district of Detroit. The space is designed to house art exhibits, premiere videos, and host live music. The space also features skateable installations that flow throughout it's three rooms. François Decomble and Jim Tumey conceptualized the space while hosting a weekly video night at their over-crowded apartment. It was not much more than a pipe dream, until Matt Price of The Skateboard Mag got a hold of Jim and told him Levi's Skateboarding was looking to do a DIY project in Detroit. Jim and Francois drew up a proposal for a skateable movie theater/art gallery....

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