Posts Tagged ‘bowling alley’

Lanes are available! Part of Melody Lanes has pop music and dance lights, there are these plainer lanes, and in between there’s a bar:  something to suit everyone. You’d think the place would be crowded; doesn’t everyone have happy memories of bowling?

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The bowling alley beckons periodically, especially when you’ve already done every other rainy day activity you can think of. Not too many people had the same idea yesterday, surprisingly.


Maples Lanes has been around since the heyday of American bowling, the 1960’s I’d guess. They have leagues for all ages, a lunch counter, video games, and a bar strategically placed in the middle of the alley. The shortest distance is from one side of the alley to the other is past a draft Bud and some dubious characters sitting at the bar. Stay away from the ones not wearing bowling shoes; they are there for the atmosphere and an old fashioned good time.

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