Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink

Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink
BOISE – After nearly 60 years of strikes and spares, a Boise bowling mainstay will close its doors at the end of June. 20th Century Lanes announced on its Facebook page that its lease offer has been rejected by the property’s owners, and that a new tenant …
Read more on KTVB

Bowling alley helps victims, including a monkey
Among the places to open their doors to victims of Harvey’s flooding is a bowling alley in the coastal Texas city of Port Arthur. Max Bowl general manager Jeff Tolliver says firefighters called Tuesday night to ask him to turn off the venue’s alarm system.
Read more on wesh.com

Inside Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory, with a bowling alley, a speakeasy behind a safe, and 18,000 square feet of whiteboards
Sure, Scotiabank’s Digital Factory, a cool new space dedicated to digital innovation (and the first of its kind globally), has a neon-lit bowling alley and a vaulted speakeasy bar—but those aren’t even the coolest parts for staff. Digital Banking SVP …
Read more on Toronto Life

 

Port Arthur bowling bar creates family atmosphere

sportPort Arthur bowling bar creates family atmosphere
Pin & Tonic has a full bar and bartender staff with karaoke on Wednesdays. The interesting setting is blended with a bowling alley, laser tag and arcade games. Pin & Tonic has a full bar and bartender staff with karaoke on… It’s karaoke night at Pin …
Read more on Chron

Harlem Lanes bowling alley worries for its future
Five years ago, the only bowling alley in Upper Manhattan opened its doors with former President Bill Clinton at the ribbon-cutting. But like many businesses, Harlem Lanes – once billed as the uptown “place to be” – has seen a sharp nosedive in profits …
Read more on New York Daily News

Outcome of sheriff’s sale could mean closure of Sioux City’s Plaza Bowl bowling alley
One of Sioux City’s last bowling alleys may have logged its last frame. Thursday morning, the Plaza Bowl on Hamilton Boulevard goes up for auction. The building, at 3091 Hamilton Boulevard, will be part of the Woodbury County Sheriff’s sale. It’s not the …
Read more on 4 KTIV Siouxland’s News channel

 

Bowling alleys have history to spare

sportBowling alleys have history to spare
PRENTICE – Standing the test of time, small hometown bowling alleys are being preserved for future generations. The nostalgia of the hardwood lanes in many of the alleys dates back to the 1940s and 1950s at the start of the bowling craze. “It’s a fun …
Read more on Wausau Daily Herald

When Thugs and Hustlers Ruled Dark Alleys
Many bowling alleys today are places where the martinis cost you at least as much as the bowling and a mirror ball twirls over neon lanes while a D.J. shouts in the booming dark. But those who roamed them between dusk and dawn in 1960s New York City recall …
Read more on New York Times

America’s Coolest Bowling Alleys (PHOTOS)
Quick: which sport do the most Americans play? If you guessed football or baseball, guess again. It’s bowling. More than 70 million Americans bowled last year, according to the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. “People of all ages can do it …
Read more on The Huffington Post

 

Five places to go ten-pin bowling in North Wales

sportFive places to go ten-pin bowling in North Wales
Whether you’re a ten-pin king or more likely to throw a gutter ball, there are plenty of places to suit your needs in North Wales. From the 18-lane alley in Wrexham to the half-sized bowling on offer in Rhyl, the region is home to plenty of ten-pin …
Read more on Daily Post North Wales

Lucky Strike Social Coming to Westfield Montgomery Mall
A California-based chain of upscale bowling alleys is coming to Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. Lucky Strike Social will offer “bowling suites” and a gastropub in the first-floor mall space that once was home to the facility’s movie theater. A …
Read more on BethesdaMagazine.com

Bowling has been good to Regina’s Moens
A bowler since the age of three, Brad Moens has a lot to show for all the time he has spent in alleys across Canada. The Regina product has won four national championships since 2001, and last year won the Regina Classic. But most strikingly, Moens has …
Read more on Regina Leader-Post