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Riot Fest Chicago 2013

30 September 2013, 09.40 | Posted in Music, photography | 1 comment »


Dirty Dirty Kid is not afraid to hop in a car and drive halfway across the country with nowhere to stay to shoot GWAR with a disposable because the punk ass Riot Fest PR team didn’t get back to him about a press pass. That’s dedication. Peep all the photos on his column.

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Uprise | Downtown Wigwam Trailer

10 June 2013, 12.37 | Posted in shops, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


Just watch this beautiful trailer for OG Chicago shop Uprise’s third video “Downtown Wigwam” and tell us you don’t want to go straight to the Chi. It’s crazy but the city’s recent misfortunes have brought it back to the essence of an American city in a way that’s arguably better than NYC’s recent gentrification boom. We can’t wait to see the full length. Via Mass Appeal.

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LRG x Pose “Fuck the Buff”

10 April 2012, 13.02 | Posted in apparel, artist collaboration | 1 comment »


LRG has linked with Chicago artist Pose to release the “Fuck the Buff” pack, a t-shirt and hoodie protesting the city’s anti graffiti efforts. This pack is only available in limited quantities, peep some more views after the jump.

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Kevin Porter Easter Edit

10 May 2011, 22.48 | Posted in bmx, videos | No comments »


While most of you were hunting Easter eggs, Kevin Porter was getting it in in Chi-town laying down his own treats. From QNTN and theBLKLST.

Snow-Shreda-Mageddon

04 February 2011, 16.32 | Posted in craze, weather | 1 comment »


While Chicago was nearing total annihilation in the face of the snowstorm this week, the Rubbish crew did the only logical thing – they hit the streets and shredded. Featuring Jake Zalutsky doing the raddest shredding the Windy City has seen since the Boost Mobile Pro in Soldier Field.

Uprise x Quiksilver Chicago Launch Party

06 October 2010, 13.33 | Posted in apparel, collabs, Parties, Skateboarding | No comments »


We previewed the Uprise x Quiksilver Chicago Union Workman collection for you, now take a look at some shots from the release event that went down in Chicago last week. A video recap from the event still to come. More pics after the jump.

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Uprise x Quiksilver | Chicago Union Workman Collection

27 September 2010, 18.03 | Posted in apparel, collabs, shops, Skateboarding | 1 comment »


Uprise Skateshop and Quiksilver are getting ready to drop their first ever collaboration and have just given us the exclusive sneak peek. The Chicago Union Workman collection pays homage to Uprise’s home city with a t-shirt, cap, jacket and work pant in several colorways. The collection will be unveiled at an event in the Chi this Saturday. Hit the jump for more product preview and full launch party info.

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DC King of Chicago Recap

12 October 2009, 20.05 | Posted in contests, Skateboarding | No comments »

Rad Collector - DC King of Chicago Recap
In what can only be a major affront to the mean streets of Chicago, CJ Taborino from the decidedly nicer streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota took the DC King of Chicago am contest this weekend. Held at Roberto Clemente High School and featuring a large Marge $5,000 first place purse, the King of Chicago persevered through brick cold weather and a flip up to a 5 stair from a 2 to take his crown. Norman Woods and Julian Christianson rounded out the top three and grabbed a couple g’s apiece for the honor. More pics after the jump

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