There’s another new park to add to the list. Yes it’s prefab, and the size causes it to get crowded fast, but this small park in Hempstead, Long Island offers a few gems that are worth a visit.
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Why it’s here:
The park was built in memory of Jarred Newallo who dreamed of having a skatepark in his hometown. After news of his tragic passing, the mayor reached out to his family and helped make his dream a reality. You can read more about Jarred here.
Local vlogger Chad Caruso has a video up of him skating the park and learning a kickflip front 5-0 on one of the quarterpipes. Skip to about 5:51 to get right to the stuff at the park unless you enjoy seeing what people send him in the mail.