Chicago Roller Skating History Presentations

Happy 2016 all! I know I’m waaaaay behind on this site but there’s a good reason for it. I have been compiling my roller skating information and conducting more research to complete my roller book this year. I started researching Continue reading Chicago Roller Skating History Presentations

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

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 Continue reading Did You Know Roller Rinks Were Attached to Amusement Parks?