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The Epiphany Bowling Lanes are open to the public, but clearly belong to the community of parishioners who make up the Epiphany of Our Lord Catholic Parish. That’s not to say you’ll feel unwelcome at this tiny, eight-lane alley — just that the quaint facility is clearly borne of the adjacent church and tidy neighborhood of Lindenwood Park. Weekly bowling league leader boards are posted prominently, and the facilities are blue-collar and immaculately clean. The alley is generally open September through May from mid-afternoon to early evening, but call and ask because hours vary and most weeknights feature league play. The posted availability may be somewhat limited, but there’s a good chance they’ll open up if you’re looking to reserve a lane. Birthday parties and other events are popular; an adjacent room that accommodates more than 100 people can be rented for about $100. There is a standard grill with snacks and beer (or wine coolers), plus a couple arcade games and pinball machines. The real selling point of Epiphany Bowling, aside from the atmosphere, is the price — ridiculously low. Shoes cost $1.50 and games are $2.00 before 6 p.m. and $3.00 after.


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