South Philadelphia: Late Night Bowling In Whitman

South Philadelphia: Late Night Bowling In Whitman

After almost a decade of business, the owner of Northern Liberties’ North Bowl now has a second location, which opened earlier this year on Feb. 26. Located at 19 E. Oregan Ave., South Bowl is a two level warehouse with two bars and several lanes. But there is more to South Bowl than bowling, according to […]

 

Juniata Park: The Bowling Center Where Talent Develops

Juniata Park: The Bowling Center Where Talent Develops

When it comes to outdoor sports, basketball, softball, football and soccer are popular and played competitively. When the seasons change, though, the real action moves indoors. One of the competitive sports during the colder periods is bowling. People display their skills at Erie Lanes in Juniata Park through 40 leagues. These leagues range from youth to […]

 

Chestnut Hill: Chestnut Hill College to Introduce Women’s Bowling Next Year

Chestnut Hill: Chestnut Hill College to Introduce Women’s Bowling Next Year

When a person thinks about collegiate sports, the ones that come to mind include football, basketball and maybe even tennis or lacrosse. Beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year, Chestnut Hill College will add women’s bowling to that mix. Chestnut Hill College Athletic Director Lynn Tubman says that bowling is considered one of the fastest growing […]

 

Amateur Sports: Activities to Stay Fit During the Winter

Amateur Sports: Activities to Stay Fit During the Winter

With the winter season in full effect, finding activities in the city to stay in shape might seem a little difficult. For those looking do something other than working out at the gym, here are five winter activities to stay fit. Go Vertical Indoor Rock Climbing 950 N. Penn St., Northern Liberties Advertised as Philadelphia’s […]

 By Brandon A. Stoneburg and Andrew W. Koob

South Philadelphia: Bowling Alley and Nonprofit Organization Work Together for the Community

South Philadelphia: Bowling Alley and Nonprofit Organization Work Together for the Community

Along South Broad Street, there is a six-lane bowling alley tucked away in the basement of a building that is owned by a nonprofit organization. This bowling alley has only been open since 2009 and employs a staff of only nine people. The advertising budget is based on how much the general manager can spare from […]

 By Kaitlyn Rocks

Whitman: Neighbors Have Mixed Feelings On New Bowling Alley

Whitman: Neighbors Have Mixed Feelings On New Bowling Alley

It’s not unusual to walk through Whitman and encounter some type of structure that is either a vacant lot, abandoned property or building under construction. On the corner of Oregon  Avenue and Swanson Street  lies a large factor building that was formerly a fruit and produce distributor called Thomas Colace and Company, which moved their […]