GREENWOOD VILLAGE | After greater than a 12 months caught largely in pandemic solitaire, summer season hangouts are again, and the opening of Pindustry in Greenwood village reminds us simply how a lot we missed sharing a pizza and taking part in a couple of video games of bowling with associates.
That, and that downtown Denver isn’t required for a top quality hangout prefer it as soon as was.
The 54,500 sq. ft leisure venue on Arapahoe Street had a mushy opening this weekend, that includes greater than a dozen lanes of conventional and duckpin bowling (smaller balls, lighter pins and no particular sneakers obligatory), vintage-inspired arcade video games and one of many largest sky decks within the metroplex.
A regulation-sized corn gap area, ping pong tables, Italian delicacies and 10 rotating craft beer faucets spherical out the venue’s common choices.
A small stage in the back of the venue will function stay leisure chosen to enhance musicians taking part in close by Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheater, and friends can anticipate a DJ on the sky deck for Sunday brunch.
“We researched and visited the preferred eatertainment and bartainment ideas across the nation to place collectively a various mixture of actions at Pindustry,” Bob Koontz, developer of the undertaking who has been working alongside the hall for greater than three a long time, stated in an announcement. “We’re right here to have enjoyable, love one another, and be human.”
Koontz needed duckpin bowling to be the centerpiece of the venue, it being a extra approachable method to benefit from the pastime. However sneakers can be found for rental and regular-sized lanes play up the venue’s roots in nostalgia. A powerful array of arcade video games and pinball machines are a simple method to spend your time at Pindustry too.
The Denver millennial’s dream hang around, which has capability for two,300 friends, is camouflaged in a typical suburban procuring heart. Builders reworked a former used automobile heart into the venue with the assistance of the recently-established Arapahoe Leisure District. Tax rebates can be found to builders that revamp outdated buildings into leisure locations alongside the hall, west of I-25.
Extra venues are anticipated to affix Pindustry sooner or later, the subsequent a meals and beer corridor.
Grange Corridor, the 13,000 sq. ft brainchild of chef and restaurateur Troy Guard, will open down the road in August. It’s to be a group of “Denver’s most sensible minds in meals, beer and booze,” based on Guard’s TAG Restaurant Group web site.
Burgers, fried rooster, a number of beer, sushi and ice cream are anticipated to fill the corridor alongside two eateries from the TAG Restaurant Group, one a fast-casual noodle bowl joint and the opposite that options thick-crust pizza.
Pindustry’s meals choices are Italian-inspired, elevating the bowling expertise to extra of a eating expertise. Charcuterie boards, salads, specialty toasts and wood-fired pizzas change the standard greasy fare of bowling alleys previous.
A grand opening of Pindustry is deliberate for July 17. The venue at present opens at 4 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. on weekends. It’s situated at 7939 E. Arapahoe Rd.