Monthly Archives: May 2015

Local Express premiere New York.

This past week, Shitfoot hopped aboard the Compass private jet and flew to New York. Well, Newark first because it’s way cheaper than landing in the city–we ain’t that bourgeois. Hungover and sleep deprived, we took the train into the … Continue reading

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RIP bank one.

If you haven’t heard the unfortunate news, then I regret to inform you that the fabled bank one ledge has officially been knobbed. This is a truly sad moment for skateboarding in Grand Rapids. It was only a matter of time though, considering the ledges … Continue reading

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Skateboarding is still illegal.

This month, city commissioners voted unanimously to lift the ban on skateboarding in downtown Grand Rapids. The only good thing to come out of the ordinance change is the footage of longboarders and news reporters shitkicking through the streets, and the comments posted by suburban moms who are … Continue reading

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Working at a boutique skate shop is exactly what you’d expect.

I always dreamed of working at a skate shop because I wanted to be a sort of mentor for kids like myself. I guess I also didn’t want to set goals that were too far out of my reach. So … Continue reading

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