Harlem Gets Old School, Double-Dutch and Skully Style

A father and son bond over a game of skully, played in the streets of New York for generations, during the weekend Street Games in Harlem. (Photo courtesy of Tara MacIsaac/The Epoch Times)


By Tara MacIsaac
Epoch Times Staff

NEW YORK—The fourth annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem brought parents and children together to enjoy the games that have been a part of childhood in the city for generations.

The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Walt Disney Company set up areas to play handball, skip double-dutch style, or hop on a pogo stick, among other favorite street games Saturday afternoon.

A live band played James Brown’s “I Feel Good,” as a parks’ employee got funky with some smooth moves. The Motown vibe pervaded the park, evoking nostalgia while creating new memories.

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