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FLORIDA PROJECT WILL INCLUDE BOWLING CENTER

Homestead Station — a project that will include a 1,000-space parking garage, multi-screen movie theater, bowling center, restaurants and retail shops — has been announced as the latest revitalization project in Homestead, Fla. It also will serve as the hub for the city’s trolley and county bus routes. Homestead Station is expected to be completed […]

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BOWLOPOLIS UPGRADE TARGETS YOUNGEST BOWLERS

To improve the bowling experience for youth bowlers, particularly those competing in the sport for the first time, International Bowling Campus Youth Development will provide youth members ages 8 and under with a free Bowlopolis membership upgrade kit starting with the 2017-18 season. IBC Youth Development will enhance the package by providing coaches and youth […]

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END OF AN ERA AS CAPRISE FAMILY EXITS BOWLING

It’s the end of an era in bowling, with the exit of the Caprise family from the industry. Frank Caprise Sr. built and opened Sheridan Lanes in Mineola on Long Island, N.Y., in August of 1940. The family’s flagship bowling center continues to operate today under the management of Bowlmor AMF. Over the years, three […]

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GLORVIGEN FAMILY PLANNING A SECOND BOWLOCITY

Can the Glorvigen family duplicate the success of their Bowlocity family entertainment center in Rochester, Minn.? “We’ve been embraced by Rochester,” proprietor Gene Glorvigen told the Post Bulletin newspaper. “Now we’re looking to the future of Rochester’s growth. We’d like to build another Bowlocity, a little bigger and maybe a step up.” The current location […]

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NEW ANDY B’S PLANNED FOR DENTON, TEXAS

Missouri-based Andy B’s Entertainment & Bowling Centers has entered an agreement to purchase land in order to build a new Andy B’s in Denton, Texas. It will be the company’s fourth location under the Andy B’s brand, 11th location in all and the first outside the Midwest. The new Andy B’s location will be a […]

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THE PIN DECK COMING TO GREATER CINCINNATI

Greater Cincinnati is getting a new bowling boutique at the Scene75 Entertainment Center in Miami Township. The Pin Deck will feature 12 regulation lanes in a lounge setting, along with TVs, billiard tables, a giant Foosball table that accommodates eight players, and more. To read more, and view an artist’s rendering, go to: http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2017/04/27/boutique-bowling-alley-coming-to-greater.html.

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ROUND 1 TO OPEN LOCATIONS IN UTAH, NEW YORK

The Shops at South Town in Sandy, Utah, will get a new Round 1 Bowling and Amusement location, part of a multi-million-dollar renovation project at the mall. Round 1 will occupy 50,000 square feet on two levels. No opening date was announced, other than to indicate it would be in 2018. More: http://fox13now.com/2017/05/02/round-1-bowling-coming-to-sandys-the-shops-at-south-town/. Round 1 […]

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ALL-STAR ALLEY AND TAVERN TO REPLACE REVOLUTIONS

Destiny USA bills itself as “New York’s largest destination of its kind with over 250 places to shop, dine and play, visited by 26 million guests every year.” For three years and two months, one of the entertainment options was a 55,000-sq.-ft., bowling-based facility called Revolutions. But that venue, located on the third floor of […]

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KEGEL TO OFFER WORKSHOP FOR COACHES

The Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales, Fla., has been conducting summer camps for years — but until now, always for bowlers. This summer, to complement its bowler camp program, the KTC will host its first Coaches Workshop, with a curriculum to help coaches diagnose and fix the most destructive bowling errors. There will be […]

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