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PRODUCT INTEGRATION FOR CRUNCHY LOGISTICS, STELTRONIC

Crunchy Logistics has released new features for its interactive bowling solution known as Unreal Bowling. The update brings complete integration for the Steltronic Focus scoring system. Bowling centers that use the Focus system will now be able to display players’ names on the lane as their turn arrives. Audio and video feedback then keeps them […]

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PBA BOWLING CHALLENGE ‘PICK THE BALL’ SURVEY RETURNS

Concrete Software is renewing its PBA Bowling Challenge “pick the ball” survey, inviting fans to select the new product-registered ball model they would like to see introduced into the mobile device game. Beginning today, the PBA Bowling Challenge mobile game will list three new ball models for each PBA-participating brand, and ask fans to vote […]

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CHEFS, FOODIES TO HELP AT-RISK GRADE SCHOOLERS

Kings Bowl Lincoln Park will once again become a strike zone for Chicago foodies and sports fans on Sunday, April 30 when former Chicago Bear, Rashied Davis, hosts “Chef Bowl 2017.” Emceed by Ji Suk Yi of ABC 7’s “Windy City Live” and chaired by Chef Tony Priolo of Piccolo Sogno and Nonnina, the event […]

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WISCONSIN CENTER SEEKS TO ADD HORSESHOE PITS

Attention, Walter Ray Williams Jr.! J and J Fireball Lanes in Portage, Wis., is planning to add outdoor horseshoe pits to its property in time for the summer season. The center normally closes on Mondays and Tuesdays during the summer months, but owners Jim Baures and Jeff Bender say the pits would enable J and […]

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CENTERS CAN HOST QUALIFIERS FOR 2018 U.S. OPEN

Bowling centers across the country will have the opportunity to host a pre-tournament qualifying event for the 2018 U.S. Open starting in November, and centers also can submit applications to serve as host center for the major tournament. The U.S. Open features a limited field based on the Professional Bowlers Association Tour money list and […]

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28-LANE CENTER COMING TO STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS

The Texas community of Stephenville next year will welcome a 30,000-sq.-ft., 28-lane bowling facility, part of a 100,000-sq.-ft. retail and business development. Ernie and Geneva Brooks are the owners, and Rick Heim of Cornerstone Consulting is working on the design, according to this report: http://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/news/20170307/stephenville-to-get-new-28-lane-bowling-alley. Stephenville is located about 100 miles southwest of Dallas.

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BOWLING COMING TO SAN FRANCISCO’S UNION SQUARE

San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood is getting a new “bowling center” — a three-lane facility called The Fifth Arrow, which will be the downstairs partner of a new music venue to be called August Hall. The partners in the project are Nate Valentine, Chad Donnelly and Scott Murphy, and the facility will replace a nightclub […]

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INDIANA CENTER EYED FOR RE-OPENING; INVESTORS NEEDED

Veteran bowling center operator Rudy Hinojosa is working to put together an investment group that would fund the re-opening of a bowling center in Seymour, Ind. Hinojosa was the general manager of the center when it was known as Starlite Lanes. Its owners changed the name to Kingpins Bowl and brought in a new manager, […]

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MICHIGAN CENTER RECEIVES SMALL BUSINESS AWARD

Michigan’s Monroe County Chamber annually awards its Eagle Trophy, emblematic of the Small Business of the Year Award. This week it was announced that the award for 2016 went to Forest View Recreation Bar & Grill in Bedford, Mich. Criteria include that a nominee be an independent, for-profit, small business that has been in existence […]

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