Uni Watch Field Trip: Hy-Way Bowl

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

What I Did on My Summer Break

Hi there. Remember me?

First and foremost, please join me in giving a standing O to to Phil, Mike, Alex, John, and Brinke for keeping the site running while I was on my annual August break. That goes double for Phil, who had to deal with an endless series of NBA unveilings early in . . . → Read More: What I Did on My Summer Break

Of Ducks and Dogs: Connecticut Road Trip Report

Photo by Mary Bakija; for all of today images, click to enlarge

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

And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Ribs: Deep South Road Trip Report

Brunswick, Ga., March 7; photo by Mary Bakija; click to enlarge

“Hey,” said the Tugboat Captain about two months ago, “JetBlue is having a crazy sale. Let’s go somewhere!”

And that’s how we found ourselves flying to Savannah, Ga., on the morning of March 1 (only $49 each way!) and . . . → Read More: And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Ribs: Deep South Road Trip Report