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Curbed.com takes a look at some of the cities and places people love. The hyper-local news site tells the stories behind some of today's neighborhoods, buildings and homes.
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Visit the Solstik photography page to browse our collection of images taken around the world. The photos capture some culturally significant destinations and connect old-world civilizations with today's modernism. Read More

Take a peak inside the world of professional skateboarding. Last year, top Element Skateboards team rider Nyjah Houston signed a $25 million deal with Nike and rode off in a new Lamborghini Aventador. Read More

Take a quick tour through the ancient city of Marrakech in Northern Africa, where goods have been sold in the Jamaa el Fna market for centuries. Read More

The Finding a Line skatepark returns to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., May 27, 2017 to honor the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth. Read More

Untitled Basquiat work sold at Sotherby's auction becomes the most expensive American painting ever sold. Read More

TeeCon 2017 comes back to the Washington, DC Convention Center on May 13. Email info@solstik.com for tickets and vendor booth details. Read More

University of Southern California Professor Neftalie Williams is the first person to teach a college class on skateboarding. He's also a U.S. State Department Envoy, and the Chair of the Cuba Skate non-profit. Read More

It's been a long time coming, but skateboarding will finally be an Olympic sport. What do you think? Read More

We're turning our photo Safari through Kenya into a children's book. Pre-order now, and get set to explore the world. Read More

Summer is the time to be outside, and for some there's no better place to be than the skatepark. We rolled with Steve Steadham on the last leg of his U.S. Bus Tour. Read More

Once again, Solstik partnered with the SkateFest fund raiser for the Children’s Medical Center. We provided music for the event's 10-year anniversary weekend, which included skateboard contests, food and vendor booths. Read More

What do you know about the positive benefits of skateboarding? Millions of Americans are using the sport to get active and stay healthy. Read More

Check out some tracks in our ReverbNation playlist. It's the sound of the future. Read More

There are times when you just have to exist. Nothing more. See how Hindu and Buddhist people in Cambodia connect and live. Read More

Be bright. Be confident. Let 'em know who you are. Here's some new photos added to our portrait gallery. Read More

Order a pack of Solstik Photo post cards and keep pushing the movement forward. Includes five different photos from our global travel collection. Read More

If you want to solve problems, you need to see new places and new things. Here's why it's important. Read More

If you're not registered to vote, now is the time to get it done!!! Let us know if you have questions. Email: info@solstik.com. Read More

The sun shot through the clouds after a quick rainfall in Montreal, Canada. We were taking in the city — and it gave up this photo. Read More

From the right vantage point, the city turns into an industrial collage of concrete, brick and glass. Here's to the sights we could just as easily walk past. Read More

Scientists say art actually does help the mind. Here's the research behind that enlightened sense you get walking through a gallery. Read More

Hop the pond and mind the gap. This is London in photos: From the Tate Museum to Covent Garden. Read More

As a fan of Prince since the '80s, he inspired the purple we use on our website. Thanks for everything - including the lessons in color theory. Read More

Be bright. Be confident. Let 'em know who you are. Here's some new photos added to our portrait gallery. Read More

Skateboarders and musicians are known for traveling. When I'm out exploring, I use the force of light to capture and preserve moments. It's my way of bringing a world home with me.



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Come on out to our next music event on Thurs, Jan 21 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Read More

Solstik Music will be back at the Tree House Lounge on Dec 19 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Read More

Wishing you the best this holiday season. Be well, and drop us a line to keep in touch. Read More

You wouldn't expect to find a skateboard scene in Washington, DC — but surf's up! Read More

Txs to the Tree House Lounge for having us come out. #Underground #DC Read More

Come out early the night of Oct 29th. We're set to celebrate some new music at the Tree House Lounge in DC. Read More

We didn't stop after the Solstik Music set at the Kennedy Center. Here's some closing night photos from the festival. Read More

Was cool rolling around the House of Vans park for a private skate session. We got a few video clips and clipped them together. Read More

Solstik Music DJed a three-hour set at the Kennedy Center's first Skateboarding, Music and Media Festival. Take our photo tour of the event. Read More

Check out a video montage from the Legends Alliance Pro Am Skateboard event in Atlanta, GA. Read More

Solstik brings the music to the Wakefield Skatepark the last Friday of each summer month. We leave the lights on for late night skate sessions. Read More

Solstik goes underground @ The Kennedy Center's "Finding a Line: Skateboard, Music and Media" event. Sept 6 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Read More

Went a little out of the way to check out the Krog St. Tunnel when I was in Atlanta this summer. Kind of a surreal place off the beaten path. Read More

The Caked Out Skate and Music Fest is set for Sat., Aug 15 at the Powhatan Skatepark in Arlington, VA. Hope to see you there!!! Read More

Check out a few Solstik photos from the trip to Atlanta, GA. We put down some music and rolled out... Read More

Roll out to the Shaw Skatepark on Sat. July 11 for the SkateWars contest, music jam and barbecue. Read More

Thanks to SkateFest for another opportunity to spin tracks!!! Read More

Check out this sic Solstik flow... Read More

Solstik Music is set to spin tracks at SkateFest 2015. Come roll as we raise money for the Children's Medical Center. Read More

Solstik Music is rolling to Atlanta to play at the Spyder Cup After Party!!! Read More

Roll by the Velvet Lounge in DC on Thursday, May 7 to see Solstik Music open for Pro Skate Legend Ron Allen. Read More

Help Solstik give the gift of skateboarding. We're planning spring and summer events and want riders to have the boards they need to keep rolling!!! Read More

Here's a little tech check on the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The curved display seems hot. Read More

Check out this selfie footage from the Vans skate and music venue in Brooklyn, NY. Read More

Check out the LES Skatepark, the Highline elevated park and Element Store in Times Square. Read More

Solstik music is set to play at the Vans skatepark and music venue in Brooklyn, NYC. Read More

Our new online shop is up!!! Get a new deck and some gear for the fall season. Read More

DC and Baltimore's riders came through at the warehouse session for the Omens music video. Check out the madness... Read More

Keep up with what's going on by checking out the Solstik social media feed. Read More

Come roll with Solstik as we DJ another Friday Night Lights session at Wakefield Skatepark right outside of Washington, DC. Read More

Check out some photos from the Solstik Velvet Lounge show in Washington, DC. Read More

The Powhatan Springs Skatepark is located at 6020 Wilson Blvd, in Arlington, VA. Yep, it’s on!!! Read More

The crowd surfing at the Vans Warped Tour got unreal, so I pulled out the GoPro and got some great footage. Read More

Here are a few photos from Vermont that will hopefully make you think about how to defend your inner peace in a world that is quickly moving in a lot of different directions. Read More

Check out some clips put together for Go Skate Day 2014. Read More

Check out some photos from the Solstik Video Shoot Party. It jumped off at Charmcity Skatepark in Baltimore. Read More

Check out a new Solstik social feed. It's my view into an amazing world, so I thank God every day. Read More

Check out highlights from the Element Skateboards 2014 Make it Count Contest in New York City. Read More

A few of us DC skaters took the HOV lanes on a road trip to the Brooklyn, NYC House of Vans Skatepark. Here’s a short montage. Read More

Come out to the Charmcity Skatepark in Baltimore, MD and be in the next Solstik music video. Ride, film and hang out. Read More

The 14th and U St. corridor pretty much has the best vibe Washington, D.C. has to offer. We found some great shots in the back alleys and pieced together a nice little video. Read More

When you think of going to Spain, you probably think about Madrid and Barcelona. But Granada has more to offer than you can imagine. Read More

If you're not familiar with the plight of wild animals around the globe, just know that we humans are still destroying their habitats and are driving some amazing creatures towards extinction. Read More

I published the Solstik Project Water album around 2011. It features some of my favorite piano compositions and is great if you just want to chill out for a while. Read More

Last summer, I wanted to see a different part of the world. So I took a trip through Southeast Asia. One stop along the way was Bangkok. I checked out the Buddhist temples, Chinatown and just experienced the culture. Read More

An old friend in the music industry, Chuck Radue, invited me to perform at the House of Vans skateboard park in Brooklyn, New York. Read More

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