Tommy Carroll has been blind since he was two-years-old. But that’s hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his passion: skateboarding.
The 42-year-old man who was struck by a car while he was skateboarding in the Wicker park neighborhood a week ago has died, according to the Cook Coounty Medical Examiner’s office.
Out of the house early, we followed Aunt Gerry to Logan Boulevard Skate Park, a spot built by the City of Chicago right under Interstate 94. Instead of a concrete sculpture a la FDR in […]
Before launching this road trip, I consulted with a few skaters back in Seattle, looking for tips on how to find the best skate parks and skate shops. I met one day at Innerspace (an […]
From Lou… After dinner Uncle Ed navigated the crew to Wilson Skate Park on the banks of Lake Michigan. To get there we went though the Uptown neighborhood, which is “sketchy” but seems to be […]
From Neal… We made it to Chicago today, which feels like a hugely significant landmark. A week ago, when our Bustaride school bus died in Charleston, none of us felt all that confident about making […]