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I'm really horrible at bowling but when I saw the photos of this super, duper retro bowling alley, I was sold. I'd have to use the bumper lanes but I wouldn't mind because I'd be surrounded by blissfully squeaky-clean 1950s nostalgia. What could be better?
I read a little while ago on a wedding blog (
If it was yours, let me know and I'll link to you I found it! Click here to see!) about a couple hosting their rehearsal/welcome dinner at a vintage-bowling-alley-turned-hip-and-trendy-restaurant and loved the idea. What a fun and interactive way to get guests mingling.
If I had this wonderful option, I'd make sure to follow it up with a group jaunt to Ruby's Diner (or any local soda/malt shop). Several years ago, my family visited the Ruby's at the end of the pier in Huntington Beach, California, and I was in heaven -- yummy food, beautiful view and my absolute favorite type of ambience. What made it more special was how my Mom told me about the walks she and my Dad used to take down that pier and beach when they were first dating and first married.
I think it would be a super sweet (... literally) way to end the eve of your wedding!