10 Best Instagram Photos from Paine’s Skate Park’s Opening Day

A peek at Philly’s new Paine’s Park skateboard park.

For a project that was more than 10 years in the making—skateboard enthusiasts first started advocating for a place in Center City to call their own back in 2002—it’s no wonder crowds (and pro skateboarders!) turned up in droves at yesterday’s ribbon cutting for Paine’s Park, the new skate park along the Schuylkill River Trail near the Art Museum. Here, the best 10 Instagram photos from opening day.

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