Posts Tagged ‘location of the month’

LOCATION OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER

SILVERBALL MUSEUM – ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY Our Location of the Month for November is the Silverball Museum at Asbury Park, New Jersey. Open since 2010, this original location boasts 135 machines & is looking at a 50% expansion in the near future. The Silverball Cafe (located within the arcade) offers classic boardwalk treats: Pizza, Jersey Shore Fries, Cluck U Chicken, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Salt Water Taffy, Ice Cream & more. This establishment is BYOB. Silverball Museum also opened a second location at Delray Beach, Florida in 2016. This retro arcade houses 100 machines & is kitted out with a read more…

TECH OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER

Meet our Tech of the Month, Michael McKenna. Nominated by Chris Doyle from the Alamo City Pinball League. Chris writes: “Mike is the lead tech for What’s Brewing? Coffee Roasters maintaining our 38 machines as well as running his own repair company, MJM Amusements, on the side from his main job working as a civilian for the Air Force. He is often on the Marco PinTech Livestreams. Here is an article from last year on him. Long story short, pinball in San Antonio would not be where it is right now without this man! Thank you.” Q: How did you read more…

LOCATION OF THE MONTH – JULY

ARCADE DUNGEON – ALAMOGORDO, NEW MEXICO Our Location of the Month is Arcade Dungeon, a pinball gem located in Alamogordo, New Mexico and is owned by Daniel Humm. They are open exclusively on Friday and Saturday from 5PM – 10PM on a purely volunteer basis. They currently have 12 machines and growing. In fact, that’s our motto; “With your help, every quarter will go toward the acquisition, restoration, and maintenance of classic arcade games.”. Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: It was never our goal to be in the pinball business, actually. Brent and I (Daniel) read more…

MAY LOCATION OF THE MONTH – RECBAR

This Month’s “Location of the Month” is Recbar and they currently have about 70 pinball machines and about 60 arcade games at their J-Town location. (70 pins and 100+ arcade games and at Recbar 812 and will have around 30 pins and 30 arcade games at Tilty Bob’s in Lexington) They are a full service bar and restaurant. They have one of the best bourbon selections around with over 200 bourbon offerings available. Their food menu focuses on great shareable appetizers including their well known totchos. (Tater tot nacho varieties) They also offer burgers, sandwiches, tacos with a twist, salads and read more…

APRIL LOCATION OF THE MONTH:

FORT WAYNE PINBALL WIZARD’S WORLD ARCADE This Month’s “Location of the Month” is Fort Wayne Pinball Wizard’s World Arcade. They are located at 14613 Lima Rd, Fort Wayne IN 46818 where they currently have 136 Pinball machines. And, their team is presently working toward expanding the collection to well over 200 pinball machines before their big Wizard’s World War tournament in June.  In 2021 Fort Wayne was excited to host 108 players, gave away a brand New Stern Pinball machine, along with loads of cash prizes. Mike is set out to build a World Class Championship Pinball Venue that host read more…

Location of the Month – March 2022

March LOCATION OF THE MONTH: Pinball Palace This Month’s Location of the Month is Pinball Palace, truly looking like a castle in Brunswick, Georgia. Open 7 days a week with nearly 90 pinball machines available, plus arcades, air hockey, a bounce room and more! Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: “We have been open just over 4 years and I have been an arcade, pinball, video game fan most my life! I started collecting pins in my home and when I ran out of room there, I opened the arcade. Q: When did you open this read more…

Location of the Month – February 2022

February LOCATION OF THE MONTH: Morristown Game Vault This Month’s “Location of the Month” is Morristown Game Vault, uniquely situated in Morristown, New Jersey! Open 7 days a week with a variety (almost 110) of retro arcade cabinets and pinball machines inside of a former bank. Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s playing these games as a kid. In 1999 I came across an ad in the newspaper for some games.  Me and my cousin Vinny rented a U-Haul and grabbed my first 3 games. Asteroids, Ms. Pac-Man read more…

Location of the Month – January 2022

JANUARY LOCATION OF THE MONTH: Bang Back Pinball Lounge This Month’s “Location of the Month” is none other than our hometown’s Bang Back Pinball Lounge! Located in Columbia, SC — A Stern Army Location, home of the Little Flippers of Columbia and The Columbia Belles & Chimes, they currently have 23 machines, a full service bar and food menu including a kids menu! We interviewed owner & founder of Bang Back Pinball Lounge, Fred Richardson: Q: When did you get into the pinball business? A: This April marks my 30th Anniversary in the world of pinball. First as a competitive read more…