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Evanston's roadblocks for skaters and skateboarders

by Jessica Murphy
May 23, 2013


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Alec Nauman inline skates at Chicago's Wilson Skate Park.

Skateboarding and inline skating have become wildly popular as both recreational pastimes and extreme sports. But in Evanston, skateboarders and skaters still face restrictive laws and societal disapproval for practicing their sport.