Business

Taking It to the Streets

August 16th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Taking It to the Streets

There was more to the story of Kelly Kulick’s amazing triumph in the U.S. Women’s Open than just the massive amount of dust and dirt that blew onto the lanes. Simply installing those lanes on a city street was a minor miracle of planning and engineering, expertly executed by Brunswick Bowling. Here’s a “time lapse” […]


Centers Shuttered

July 25th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Centers Shuttered

From Springfield, Mass., to Woodland, Calif., AMF has been busy this summer — closing bowling centers. One report put the number of shuttered centers at 15, leaving the chain with about 285 still operating nationwide. One AMF-operated center is scheduled to remain open, but with a different owner. The center in Springfield was Airway Lanes, […]


Henley to rock Bowl Expo

April 4th, 2012 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Henley to rock Bowl Expo

It will be “One of These Nights” when bowling fans rock to the music of Eagles vocalist and instrumentalist Don Henley at a live concert Thursday, June 28 at the Reno Events Center.


A full field & more

August 16th, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A full field & more

The 2011 edition of the New Mexico Open, set for this weekend (Aug. 19-21) at Tenpins & More in Rio Rancho, N.M., has attracted a capacity field of 192 bowlers. Thirteen states — including Massachusetts and Florida — will be represented, and players will be shooting for more than $41,000 in prize money. What is […]


Stadium renovation?

June 23rd, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Stadium renovation?

Reno city officials are serious about keeping the USBC Open Championships and USBC Women’s Championships coming to town after the current tournament-hosting contract expires in 2018.


Exit strategy

April 28th, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Exit strategy

Times are changing in the bowling business, and time may be running out on one venerable center in Brooklyn, N.Y. According to the New York Times, that center has been taking steps to make its property more valuable when the time finally comes for an exit strategy to kick in. You can read the Times […]


Back in Blackpool

February 23rd, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Back in Blackpool

After four years, bowling is returning to England’s most popular seaside town.


New center opens

February 16th, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

New center opens

After 30 years, bowling returns to downtown Toronto. Join us on a tour of The Ballroom.


Brunswick strikes Gold

December 16th, 2010 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Brunswick strikes Gold

Company will be the presenting sponsor of USBC’s Junior Gold Championships over the next two years.


Statesboro gets FEC

December 1st, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Statesboro gets FEC

Georgia gets a new family entertainment center, featuring a 20-lane bowling area and a 4-lane private bowling room. Read more and see the photo gallery.



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