Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Roller Boogie Time

A moment to give props to the Empire Rollerdrome. The Brooklyn landmark that was still gettin ' down until just a couple of years ago.

(from NY Magazine) The 30,000-square-foot space was built in the early years of the twentieth century as a stable for nearby Ebbets Field and the local police department; it became the Brooklyn Roller Rink in 1935. By the late seventies, the Empire had become the go-to spot for skate-world renegades to perfect their moves

A NY Times article about the Rollerdrom is here:

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