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Monthly Archives: August 2010
Facing a public outcry, the Greenfield Common Council tonight quickly halted its plans to redevelop the Interstate 894/Loomis Road area, and, in the process, quashed all talk of eminent domain. This effects the land where The Turf Skatepark is buried. … Continue reading
Greenfield business owners and residents located near the site of The Turf Skatepark have spoken out against the city’s plan to take land for public use. Even the Mayor seems to think it’s a bad idea. Watch the video here.
You may have recieved a similar form letter response from the DOT. One of our supporters sent an articulate plea to the DOT and received this response: “Ms. Gordon, Thank you for your recent correspondence regarding the Turf Skatepark in … Continue reading
The Turf, ‘Full Power Trip’ Gullwing (1990) featuring Ben Schroeder
Turf Footage from the 2nd Generation opening in the Eighties. Here’s a clip of Brian “Gomer” Istavanich ripping the capsule. NOTE: Youtube has Brian’s nickname as Gomes, which is incorrect.
Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke has been sending out this form letter as a response to all the emails he’s been getting since the movement started. I’m sure some of you are curious as to what it says. Someone posted it … Continue reading
Last April, The Vetter Denk building in the Third Ward hosted a photo exhibit showcasing the work of Peter DiAntoni, celebrating the 30 year anniversary of the historic skatepark. His photography captured the Turf, in action, during the early 1980s. … Continue reading