Skateboard Shop and Art Gallery Opens in Beacon

Store opens March 30 with grand opening Second Saturday

Tastes Like Chicken Skateboard Shop (TLC Skate Shop) announces the opening of its first location at 380 Main St. in Beacon on March 30. TLC Skate Shop is the only skateboard shop in Beacon and will carry the latest in skate decks, clothing and footwear from recognized brands like Powell Peralta, 5Boro, Alien Workshop, Blind, Girl, Chocolate, Vans and Spitfire to name a few.

TLC Skate Shop will also exhibit artwork by local and nationally recognized street artists and designers. Their first exhibition features work by street artist Jesse Hazelip. A selection of Hazelip’s depictions of artillery-laden animals seen on the streets of Oakland and Venice, Calif., will be on view from March 30 through April 19. Co-owner Matt Held said, “We’re excited to offer the Beacon community a place to check out the latest in skate and street wear and check out some of the latest in street art and design.

The grand opening will be on Second Saturday, April 13, with a barbecue and swag giveaway. TLC Skate Shop will be offering learn-to-skate clinics and skating events as well as planning for the construction of a private indoor skate park at a later date. For more information, visit their Facebook page at  or contact Joelle Held at tlcskateshop@gmail.com or 845-464-3230.

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