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Sarasota League Bowls in Boxers for Charity

In a true leg up for both bowling and nonprofits, a group decided to step outside the box—ers. “Bowling in Boxers,” an event started by a Sarasota LGBT bowling league recently kicked off its 13th Annual event at the AMF Gulf Gate Lanes in Sarasota, Fla. The event, organized to raise awareness, money and support […]

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“Godfather of Bowling” Joe Schmidt Passes Away

Condolences go out to the family of Joseph Schmidt, the crowned “Godfather of Bowling” in the New York area. Schmidt, or “Smiling Joey,” as he was known by close friends and family, passed away Saturday morning. Schmidt was best known for organizing the Capitol District Junior and Pro-Scoring League and being a charter member for […]

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BPAA Announces School of Entertainment Center Management to its Bowling University Lineup

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), announced plans to add the FEC-focused School of Entertainment Center Management to its Bowling University curriculum. The ECM school will consist of a 6-day, 30+ hour course that will be offered at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas, starting Sept. 30. It will cover a facet of […]

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Cedar Lanes Bowling Center To End 50 Year Historic Run, but not without a fight

The historic Cedar Lanes Bowling Center plans to close its doors after 50 years of service. Employees and staff were notified of the closing last week, it is to be made effective June 3rd. For some of the center’s longtime patrons, the closing will be emotional, the memories made on the lanes will be the […]

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“The Walking Dead” Cast Bowls

For fans ardent about the upcoming season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead”, Chris Hardwick’s “All-Star Celebrity Bowling” offered a taste. Pitting the Nerd-squad  ensemble against the cast and creator of the hit tv show. “The Walking Dead” airs at 9pm on AMC You can also watch Chris Hardwick’s All Star Celebrity Bowling on the Nerdist […]

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Kings Lanes and Lounge Grand Opening

The Entertainment District in Rosemont, Illinois is the new home of Kings Lanes & Lounge, a 30,000-square-foot retro bowling center with 1960s-style decor. Kings Lanes and the Five Roses Pub are the first of eight venues in the 200,000 square-foot district scheduled to open this spring and summer. The May 2nd grand opening hosted a […]

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Woman Opens “The Strikers”, Afghanistan’s First Bowling Center

The country of Afghanistan – plagued and riddled with warfare – has made a bold step in the direction of unity. Meena Rahmani, a 27-year-old Afghani woman made a risky move by selling off a portion of her land, and open The Strikers bowling center October of last year. Strikers, a 12-lane bowling center, was […]

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‘Kids Bowl Free’ Program Begins Today, Runs Through Aug. 31

Parents looking for summer activities will be visiting KidsBowlFree.com to see if the local bowling center is participating in the “Kids Bowl Free” program. Kids ages 15 and under are eligible to bowl two games per day for free from May 1-August 31. The ‘Kids Bowl Free” program is a way for bowling centers to give back […]

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Diandra Asbaty Whirlwind Picks Up After USBC Queens Win

Chicago-area native Diandra Asbaty has had quite the week. She grabbed the first major of her career on Tuesday, beating Carolyn Dorin-Ballard in the final of the USBC Queens in Arlington, Texas. But perhaps most noteworthy for the industry is the outpouring of fan and media support for Asbaty in the days that followed. Last […]

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Hall of Fame bowler Steve Cook purchases Citrus Heights bowling center

Professional Bowling Association Hall of Fame inductee Steve Cook has accomplished essentially everything there is in bowling. 15 professional titles, the ’81 Tournament of Champions, ’86 U.S. Open, and ’83 Touring Players Championship. Now he attempts to tackle yet another side of the sport. Ownership. The 6’7” California native now stands over Fireside Lanes, a bowling […]

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