Best Skate Shop in Boston




In the epicenter of Boston’s skateboard scene, this Allston hangout takes things way beyond your typical shoes and decks purveyor. The profusion of brands (hats and tees from Somerville-bred Raw…Read More

2002 Best Skate Shop

Blades Board and Skate


Tired of being left in the dust on the Esplanade? Replace your outdated ski-boots-on-wheels with a pair of the newest in light, breathable, vibration-damping models. Whether you’re going for speed…Read More

2001 Best Skate Shop

Blades Board and Skate


What impressed us most about this place was that the friendly sales assistant had personally tried on 50 of the skates on display. Even better, she seemed genuinely interested in…Read More

2000 Best Skate Shop

Blades Board and Skate


Next time you’re strolling the Esplanade, don’t let that cute rollerblader pass you by—strap on some skates of your own and pull up alongside. How to make a good impression…Read More

1999 Best Skate Shop

Blades Board & Skate


Dozens of in-line styles, skateboards, hockey equipment, and cool streetwear make this the shop to glide into. And the hip young staff knows its stuff…Read More

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