Best Place to Buy Skates/Skateboard/etc

Modern Skate & Surf

29862 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak; 248-545-5700

1500 N. Stephenson Hwy., Royal Oak; 248-547-SKATE; for Lansing location, see modernskate.com

For more than 30 years, Modern has been providing metro Detroiters with everything they need to skate or board, by land or by sea. They've got all the essentials, from skates and skateboards to snowboards and wakeboards, plus all the clothing, accessories and protective gear needed to complete the getup. Along with its retail locations, Modern also boasts a skate park at its Stephenson Highway location, which features walk-in clinics, private lessons, inline skate sessions and bike sessions. Become a member to receive discounted rates at the park, and sign up for the newsletter to stay hip to upcoming events.

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