While looking for a particular roller rink in Chicago, I happened upon Craig’s Lost Chicago. Included in his gone but not forgotten places of amusement in this city, there were quite a few pictures of roller skating rinks and rink Continue reading Roll Down Memory Lane on Craig’s Lost Chicago
If you have any articles, images or memories of roller derby history, particularly Chicago roller derby history, please share. For as huge as it was in its heyday, I’m having challenges finding information. I did get a few responses to Continue reading Seeking Information on Chicago Roller Derby History
Happy 2015, roller skaters! Ok, y’all. It’s that time. I started this site to collect stories, memories and images of roller skating history for a book I’m writing. I will be completing the book this year. Even though my focus Continue reading Happy New Year Roller Skaters
I want to wish you a very happy and safe holiday, and a prosperous 2015. Image: www.imgion.com
Last night, I spoke with radio personality, Al Greer, who shared his experience as a roller skating DJ. He said that he DJ’d at Rollerina (I’m not sure if this the correct spelling) on 103rd and Calumet in Chicago and Continue reading Did You Roller Skate at Rollerina on 103rd & Calumet in Chicago?