With the recent demise of Love Park, Eggs is officially one of the last plaza spots in the US, and the talent that comes from its locals is nearly unmatched as far as technical ledge skating goes. Nashua Street Park – dubbed “Eggs” because of the concrete spheres on ground – was built around 2004. Twelve years later, it is a go-to meet-up spot for Boston locals and a cornerstone in the Boston skate scene. Orchard Skateshop even recently put on an art show dedicated to the spot, including an Eggs Report photo book with text by Ian Browning.
Boston’s skate scene is small and tightly knit. It’s important to note that one is accepted only by putting in countless hours at the spot. The same is true for just about any skate scene across the world – no one becomes one of the homies overnight and, as an outsider, writing about the history and importance of Eggs feels dishonest. If you would like to learn more about the legendary spot, SmlTalk has a digital version of the book’s text and Orchard is selling copies of the book here. We thought it would be appropriate to send out a couple pairs of DC’s new Kalis Lite for a wear test, but not quite a wear test either. Needless to say, we were not disappointed.