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Roller Skate for Free Every Wednesday in October at MLK Center in Chicago

During the month of October, you can roller skate and bowl one game for free at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Center at 1219 W 76th St. in Chicago in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is also National Roller Skating Month. Here’s how you get in for free: 1. You have… Read More »

Did You Know Roller Rinks Were Attached to Amusement Parks?

There were two such rinks in Chicago in the 1950s and 60s: Riverview and White City. As I conduct my research, I am learning that Chicago has a history of everything, including being home to the Chicago Skate Company, which was one of the largest roller skating companies in the WORLD during its day. It… Read More »