Sunday, June 23, 2013

World on Wheels rolls to an end

World on Wheels rolls to an end: The last full-fledged indoor roller skating rink in Los Angeles will close its doors Sunday night after 32 years as a neighborhood favorite.

A throbbing hip-hop beat spilled from the speakers, and ceiling lights splashed colorful mosaic dots across the darkened maple planks. Skaters — four here, six there, maybe eight ahead of them — grabbed one another's hands and formed circles.