Category: Skateboarding

Alix Rice Peace Park

Thank you to everyone who helped support the opening of the Alix Rice Peace Park!

The 10 Best Skate Shops in NY

Check it out… Best Things New York ranked us #4 in NYS Skate Shops. Phatman Boardshop has been providing Buffalo and the Western New York area with skateboarding necessities since 1994. From larger brands you know to new, smaller companies that are bringing an entire new vision and creativity to skateboarding. We are always updating… Read more »

Buy A Brick, Build A Park

Help build the Alix Rice Memorial Peace Park by purchasing a personalized brick with your name or business name on it! The park will have a 4 foot retaining wall, which will display 2,000 personalized memorial bricks detailing all the individuals and businesses that have contributed to the construction of the park. For the Sponsor… Read more »

Alix Rice Memorial Skatepark Fundraiser

Alix Rice Skatepark Fundraiser

On Sunday, March 26th, there will be an Alix Rice Memorial Skatepark Fundraiser at the Main-Transit Firehall in Williamsville. The Fundraiser will offer a Chinese Auction, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Music and Door Prizes. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the shop with CASH only or online with Credit/Debit card. To purchase… Read more »

Alix Rice Memorial Skatepark Will Be Built July

Alix Rice Peace Skatepark in Buffalo

Yes, you read that correctly. After years of litigation, exhausting all resources, and some honest blood, sweat, and tears, the Alix Rice Memorial Skatepark will begin construction in April or May. The final design of the park will be presented at an Alix Rice Memorial Skatepark Fundraiser on March 26th over at the Main-Transit Firehall…. Read more »

New Vans – Kyle Walker Pro & Style 112

We just got in some new Vans. The Kyle Walker Pro and the 112. The Kyle Walker Pro has wafflecup technology to help support your feet while keeping the reputable boardfeel that Vans is known for. Super durable shoe with excellent cushioning and support.   The Style 112 is Vans take on the current trend… Read more »

Cupsole vs Vulcanized Skate Shoes: The Great Argument

An argument that has been hotly contested as much as is a hot dog a sandwich? Who really was JFK’s assassin? Did Yoko break up the Beatles? Is it considered blasphemy to eat pizza with a knife and a fork? All of these questions have typically two sides. Much like the bipartisanship of skate shoes…. Read more »

New Phatman Decks!

Ask and you shall receive. New Phatman buffalo logo decks are in! We got you covered for all sizes. From 7.75 to 8.5. They are priced at $40 and come in a variety of colors. Stop in and get setup before this weekend begins, weather is supposed to beautiful.  

Spring Skate Shoe Sale!

The refreshing smell of wet grass, the racy instagram posts of your friends or girls you know in Cancun, the impending feeling of snowboarding season coming to end…spring is here. Which means Spring Break, St. Patrick’s Day…numerous occasions to find an excuse to slam mimosas, cheap beer, and talk smack about your friends who left… Read more »

SHOP SMALL TODAY

We are proud to be a small business. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Snowboarding and Skateboarding aren’t the biggest money making industries. I know that, you know that, we all know that unless you have a sponsorship from some huge multinational corporation with deep pockets. But money isn’t the reason we… Read more »