When they gutted the character out of Sacco's and turned it into some freakish hipster wasteland, Lanes and Games became the last of the real alleys. It hasn't seen renovation since the 70s, high-schoolers still drink in the parking lot , and it smells like a bowling alley should: that curious mix of feet, beer, and broken dreams. Stay strong guys.
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