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Giant new-age bowling alley is set to open in Houston's shadow, bringing beer pong and adult shakes

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1 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 201
Rendering of the new Bowlero set to open in The Woodlands May 21. Bowlero.com
2 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
Rendering of the new Bowlero set to open in The Woodlands May 21. Bowlero.com
3 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
Rendering of the new Bowlero set to open in The Woodlands May 21. Bowlero.com
3 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
Rendering of the new Bowlero set to open in The Woodlands May 21. Bowlero.com
5 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
Rendering of the new Bowlero set to open in The Woodlands May 21. Bowlero.com
1 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 201
2 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
3 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
3 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014
5 Bowlero bowling alley The Woodlands rendering May 2014

A brand new spin on bowling is set to open in The Woodlands later this month with Bowlero, a 45,000-square-foot sports and dining destination — complete with beer pong. It's replacing the current AMF Woodlands Lanes along Interstate 45 North.

Grand opening for the local fun station is May 21, making it Bowlmor AMF's first Bowlero in the country. Company officials are describing the concept as a "redefinition of the bowling experience" with "recreational games and inventive menu items set in an eclectic environment that’s full of nostalgic throwbacks."

 Company officials are describing the concept as a "redefinition of the bowling experience." 

That experience expands from the new 40-lane, state-of-the-art bowling alley to include a full-service kitchen whipping up Korean brisket tacos, a variety of hand-stuffed meatballs, lava wings and a five-pound burger. The Bowlero Ice Cream Parlor fashioned from a vintage Airstream trailer will sell sundaes and shakes and more for the kids and alcohol-infused concoctions for the adults. You can sit in repurposed ski-lift rocking chairs while there.

More highlights are a Tailgate Bar set up in the back of an actual vintage Chevy truck, a Trophy Lounge for private events a Parlour Bar shaking up specialty cocktails. Look for a mix of interactive games such as pool, table tennis, "shuffleboard, foosball, beer pong and cornhole," a release promises.

Constructed by Colorado-based Studio Lemonade, the local facility marks the first of three Bowlero alleys expected to open in the coming year. Company officials have not released the locations of the other two.

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