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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Young scooter enthusiasts arrived early Thursday afternoon at 5050 Skatepark on the Stapleton waterfront to practice tricks and await the arrival of three pros from the California-based AO Scooter team, including Brooklyn hometown boy Zig Short.

AO Scooter’s “Summer Sweltour” has the company’s pros visiting nine East Coast venues, including 5050, Staten Island’s only indoor skatepark.

Aidan Sanchez-Campo, 15, at 5050 Skatepark, July 23, 2015. (Staten Island Advance/Virginia N. Sherry)

Stapleton resident Aidan Sanchez-Campo, 15, was one of the scooter riders waiting to meet and watch the trio of pros “shred” — slang for riding intensely.

“I started riding scooters in 2011 because it was different,” said Aidan, who will enter his sophomore year at New Dorp High School and rides at 5050 Skatepark every day. “Everybody was on skateboards or BMX (bicycle motocross). Scooters grew as a sport, and it’s cool to see how it happened and to be a part of it.”

Giacomo Pares, 11, and his best friend, Hayden Waxman, 12, came all the way from Scotch Plains, N.J., to meet and watch the three pros.

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Staten Island Beach Fest Join 5050 Skatepark July 18

This Saturday & Sunday, 5050 Skatepark will be CLOSED. We are all going to Beach Fest. Our booth will be located on the Midland Beach section of the boardwalk. We will have Demos by our Scooter, Skateboard, and BMX instructors.

Come join us!

New 5050 Skatepark Clothing Hot Off The Press

New Clothing

T-shirts & Tank Tops

New 5050 Skatepark clothing is available in store and online. Both tank tops and t-shirts are $14.99 each or 2 for $25.00. Limited clothing is available in youth sizing.


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AO Scooter Team At 5050 Skatepark Today!

This Thursday 3:00pm-5:00pm, the AO scooter team willing be coming to 5050 Skatepark. Come watch demos by Pro riders and take home a few giveaways from the team. safe_image.php

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Support NYC’s longest running ramp park

We need your help to keep the park running and create a positive environment for the youth in the community.

Mullaly Park has been a home to BMX riders, skateboarders, rollerblades and more for almost thirty years now. We are implementing a pilot youth program in conjunction with The Bronx Museum’s Boogie on the Boulevard programing. We will have STRIDER Balance bikes and NUTCASE helmets available for youths ages 2-5 to try on our Strider Adventure Zone course. We hope to be able to make this a regular offering at the park.

We have been lucky enough to receive grant funding from Citizen’s Committee for New York City for a number of years, and are searching for other funding as well.

If you could please make a donation to help the park grow, you will be helping to provide a safe place for the youth to express themselves and be active. Every dollar counts.

Please visit our go fund me page to make a donation.
With thanks,
-The riders of Mullaly

Method Man & RedMan Shoot Music Video at 5050 Skatepark

Last night Method Man and Redman filmed their newest music video at 5050 Skatepark. Video will be out soon, for now here is some photos.



Re-cap Photos From Friday’s Music Event




NY Times Article – Betting on the New York Ferris Wheel to Elevate Staten Island’s Fortunes

It does not cost anything to take the boat there. A quaint waterfront minor league baseball stadium offers sweeping views of Lower Manhattan and cheap tickets. A fort dating to the War of 1812 is one of the country’s oldest military installations. There had been talk of a Nascar track.

And yet the problem persists — how to get tourists to venture out onto Staten Island and not take the next ferry right back to Manhattan.

Now, New York City officials believe they have the answer: a gigantic wheel.

Or, more precisely, a 630-foot-tall one that would become one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels.

It is the city’s latest and arguably most ambitious attempt to draw tourists to Staten Island. Workers have begun laying the foundation for the wheel, which, when it opens for business in two years, will carry as many as 1,440 riders and be visible across New York Harbor.

Every year, two million tourists ride the Staten Island Ferry, and yet most of them never leave the terminal.

“What’s great is that people do come to Staten Island; they just have nothing to get off the ferry for,” said Jonathan Bowles, executive director of the Center for an Urban Future, a research institute. “People on the ferry are going to see this huge wheel beckoning, and lots of people are going to want to do it.”

Officials hope a Ferris wheel, seen in a rendering, will lure tourists to Staten Island.CreditPerkins Eastman

Tourism officials are already promoting the wheel, along with the new Whitney Museum of American Art and the observatory atop One World Trade Center, as part of “the new New York,” said Fred Dixon, the chief executive of NYC & Company, the city’s marketing and tourism organization.

“We were bullish on the idea from the beginning,” Mr. Dixon said recently in an interview from London, one of the European cities where he had been promoting the wheel.

The wheel and a sprawling outlet mall are known collectively as “Destination St. George,” and will be a “game-changer” in the quest to attract more tourists to that Staten Island neighborhood, Mr. Dixon said. “There’s no question that’s been the single biggest challenge, to convince them to get off the ferry and spend some time there.”

But before the wheel can attract anybody, it has to be designed, fabricated, shipped in pieces to New York from around the world, delivered to the site on barges, and erected like a gigantic K’nex project. The city’s Economic Development Corporation has asked the Army Corps of Engineers for permission to build a temporary pier for the unloading of the barges.

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