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People Pop-Up Skateshop July 26 & 27 noon - 8pm

 We are happy to announce that we will be hosting another Pop-up skateshop at The Rosa Parks Boys space located on 2051 Rosa Parks Blvd in the Corktown district of Detroit this weekend, July 26 and 27 from noon - 8pm.In similar fashion, We will bring a tightly curated selection from Vans, Levi's Skateboarding, Brixton, RVCA, Coalatree Organics, Altamont, Converse, Magenta, The Killing Floor, Welcome Skateboards, and of course, People Apparel.We will be doing a limited print of 30 T shirts and lots of stickers to commemorate the weekend.Come out for good music, great times and some killer apparel. Bring your friends for a relaxed approach to retail in Detroit.here are some photos from the last event...

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Rosa Parks Boys in Juxtapoz

Here is some more great coverage of the 2051 Rosa Parks space! Most of the photos were shot before the space was even open and captures Nick Jaskey painting the now iconic red triangles adorning this flexible space.RPB is a flexible creative warehouse space in Corktown, Detroit's oldest neighborhood. There's no shortage of artists, entrepreneurs, photographers, and creative individuals in this city, and they are there to provide them with a space to express themselves and their ideas. They recently had their Grand Opening and hosted an art show for Nick Jaskey. There is a gallery portion of the space that features new art every two weeks. Basically, every other Friday they host an opening reception featuring a new artist.Behind...

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Rosa Parks Boys cover story in Metrotimes

  On Saturday, May 31st We had the pleasure of meeting with Emma Ockerman from the Metrotimes while we were hosting our Pop-Up Skate Shop and Static IV premiere. She wrote this article which materialized into a Metrotimes cover story! Cover Story The Rosa Parks Boys' skateboarder paradise By Emma Ockerman Published: June 17, 2014 Right off the main drag of Michigan Avenue, there’s noise on Rosa Parks Boulevard where there hasn’t been for months. Cars are pulling in and out of a small parking lot across the street from a crumbling white brick house, bright red triangles painted on its sides. You can hear the sound of urethane wheels slapping the cracked pavement from a block away, and a...

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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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Detroit PEOPLE POP UP SHOP Saturday in Corktown

  This weekend we are thrilled for People to make a visit to Detroit. We will be opening up our Pop-up skate shop at 6pm-11pm. We plan on bringing a tightly curated selection of threads, shoes and boards. Two new People t-shirt and tank designs will be dropping. We will also be showcasing a rack of People vintage for the ladies.   Cash and Credit accepted.   The Detroit Static IV premiere will begin at 10 pm.   Air Job will be getting our shoulders moving through the night.   Free event. BYOB.   Thank you Theories of Atlantis and Rosa Parks Boys.   Cheers!  

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