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For many years I’ve thought that there are no bowling alleys left in NYC with manual, non-electronic scoring, which is why I’ve been doing most of my bowling in New Jersey over the past decade-plus. But last month The New York Times did a . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Field Trip: Van Nest Lanes in the Bronx
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Friday was the Tugboat Captain’s birthday, and she decided that she wanted to check out a bunch of cool-sounding stuff in Connecticut, so off we went.
We left on Friday afternoon and returned on Saturday evening. In between, we charted a wobbly clockwise loop through the west-central . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday to You: Connecticut Road Trip Report
For most of the summer, the Tugboat Captain and I had been meaning to check out this bowling center in Union, N.J., called Hy-Way Bowl. After a few false starts, we finally went there on Saturday afternoon.
Hy-Way’s roadside sign has seen better days, but it’s still pretty spectacular. Imagine how it must have looked . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Field Trip: Hy-Way Bowl
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Back on April 4, we had a Ticker entry that read like so: “Alex Shuman recently went duckpin bowling at a charming place called Perillo’s Bowl-O-Drome in Waterbury, Conn. ‘Sadly, the owner is closing the place for good . . . → Read More: Of Ducks and Dogs: Connecticut Road Trip Report