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Tekgnar (née Blondies)
"...into Blondies skate merchandise and entertainment emporium, is now Tekgnar, on MLK at Guadalupe. From this vantage point, shop..."

April 7, 2000 Features Feature by Inga M. Muscio

Sk8 Baby Sk8
Austin author Inga Muscio (Cunt, Seal Press) reflects on her experience as a badass skateboard babe and wonders why more women in Austin don't fancy life on four wheels.
"...We even have Tekgnar (used to be Blondies), an awesome woman-owned skate shop,..."

April 7, 2000 Features Feature by Inga M. Muscio

Naked City
Skatepark promised by city
"...Laurie Pevey, of skate shop Tekgnar, introduced Mayor Wynn and congratulated him for making good..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Public Notice
Celebrate the emancipation of Texas slaves (albeit, two and a half years late) on Juneteenth!
"...& Duck Pub, 17th & Guadalupe, along with pals Tekgnar Skateshop. There will be plenty o' keg beer and..."

June 15, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
Austin's wheely hot this week and next with these fine skating fundraisers!
"...& Guadalupe. The Pup & Quack along with pals Tekgnar Skateshop are the official hosts and promise "TONS" (their..."

June 8, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Skate Listings
"...still under way however, and support is needed. See Tekgnar's listing under "Equipment & Accessories" for more info. For..."

May 11, 2001 Features Feature by Shadrock Roberts

Lone Star Skate: New Directions in Skateboard Cinema
"...Andre the Giant Has a Posse, and Reel Women, Tekgnar Skate Shop, and ATX Skate Team have combined forces..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

sxsw: Get Your Shop on! No Badge Required!
Style X debuts pop-up shop for 2011

March 17, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

New 'Action' Park Rolls Closer to Reality
Skaters, BMXers collaborate on new digs
"...local sculptor/skater Chris Levack, which House Park advocate and Tekgnar skate store owner Laurie Pevey called "a metaphor for..."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Summer Skate Fest and New Skate Park Opening in Round Rock
"...Fest. The Summer Skate Fest is being hosted by Tekgnar and the city of Austin and is free to..."

July 18, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

House Park Skateboarders Roll for Action
A downtown skate fest raises the call for a city skateboard park
"...Laurie Pevey, founder of Austin's Tekgnar Skate Shop and the festival organizer, said the event..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" offered by industry reps. For more info, call Tekgnar Skate Shop at 472-7343 or go to"

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...stores like MusicMania, Cheapo, Donkey, Tower, etc. How about Tekgnar, 503 Coffee Bar, the Blue Theater, Glassy Knoll, Planet..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Column

Readers hash over the war on drugs in response to an AISD principal's being busted for marijuana possession.

April 21, 2000 Column

"...advertised with your paper (as has Blondies -- oops, Tekgnar)? If so, quick, have an advertising rep contact us!..."

April 14, 2000 Column

Skate for Christ's Sake!
"..."I used to go to Lonestar [Skatepark, see Tekgnar sidebar] as a kid. That's how I met Laurie..."

April 7, 2000 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

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