If you haven’t seen them online or at one of St. Petersburg’s daytime markets, such as February’s enormously successful Localtopia, you’ve probably seen them under the fresh kicks of one of St. Petersburg’s many longboarders as they zip down the side of a congested downtown street.
This Saturday, Local Longboarding Company, owned by St. Pete woodworkers/skater dudes Jon Stine and Travis Hise, establishes its presence even more firmly with the opening of a storefront at 659 Central Ave.
The five-year-old company’s store opening event will serve as the first in a series of art shows featuring Local Longboarding Co. boards with one-of-a-kind graphics — from sugar skulls to Ninja Turtles to shrunken heads — all added by local artists.
600 Block neighbors Cycle Brewing, for whom Hise and Stine crafted bars and tables, will provide hoppy refreshments on site while DJ Rozak of Planet Retro (who will also have…
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