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Upscale Bowling Alley Company Eyeing Reston?

Would an upscale bowling alley be a good fit for Reston Town Center?

Pinstripes, an upscale bowling alley company, is eyeing Reston as a possible location. Pinstripes photo
Pinstripes, an upscale bowling alley company, is eyeing Reston as a possible location. Pinstripes photo
The CEO of an upscale bowling company tells Washington Business Journal they are eyeing a location in Northern Virginia, likely either Reston Town Center or somewhere in Tysons Corner.

Pinstripes is set to open this weekend in Georgetown. It will be open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and is currently taking reservations for private events and parties. 

Pinstripes offers a unique dining and entertainment experience featuring Italian and American cuisine, combined with bowling and bocce. The Georgetown location will include 14 bowling lanes, six bocce courts, a bistro and wine cellar, outdoor patios and event space accommodating 20 to 600 people. 

Watch the Pinstripes video to get a feel for its food and fun. 

Do you think Pinstripes would be a good fit in Reston? Tell us in the Comments box:
E Pluribus February 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Not a horrible idea
Monique Stinson February 10, 2014 at 11:41 AM
I think the bowling alley is a GREAT idea!
taffy/toby February 10, 2014 at 12:09 PM
wondering if Tall Oaks could benefit from having s strip mall with just kids stuff..bowling alley..not upscale..and a something like a Chukie cheese..someplaces where teens can safely hang out…It'll never happen I know .not a money maker ..but a good idea anyway i think...
Private Person February 10, 2014 at 12:17 PM
Those hang-out arrangements have been tried and failed over the decades (as have most of the low-end eating joints). Hudgins used to run one, and it was the biggest failure of all. There are any number of community centers in Reston, the library, the YMCA, before and after school programs, the pools, tennis courts, nature centers, and many more we surely are overlooking. Tall Oaks for retail is a disaster and has been for decades. Even the most recent renovation, by the same entity that redid Hunters Woods center, is a flop.
alena mauer April 14, 2014 at 01:53 PM
I think that would be great! It is nice to have a nice bowling alley to go to. My husband and I go bowling almost once a week. Alena | http://olivebranchfamilybowling.com

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