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IndyFest comes to JB’s on 41

  The last time that Indy cars raced in Milwaukee in August was in 1982. And now, on the 16-17 this month, IndyFest has returned to the Milwaukee Mile, the oldest operating speedway in the world.  It opened as a private horse-racing track in 1876. The first dirt-track automobile race took place on September 11, […]

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What’s New at the Fair?

State Fair has arrived, and with it comes a host of new foods to try. Perhaps you’ll be indulging in the Cajun Shark On-a-Stick, available at Joey’s Seafood and Grill. Or maybe you’ve been craving a Cheesy Nutella Melt, found at Siggy’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese and Bacon Caramel Corn at Laura’s Gourmet Popcorn. And don’t […]

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Bowling History Part 1

The Bowling History You Never Knew: Antiquity through the Tenth Pin Addition We’ve already told you that bowling is the #1 most participated recreational sport in America, but do you know how bowling got its start? Do you know which king of England is rumored to have outlawed the sport due to his troops neglecting […]

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Independence Day Quiz

Test your National Knowledge with this Independence Day Quiz With the Fourth of July right around the corner (tomorrow!), we want to test your patriotic mettle with this Independence Day Quiz. Test your knowledge today and then quiz your fellow parade attendees tomorrow! Answers are below. What year did the Fourth of July become an […]

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Bowl For Freedom

JB’s on 41 Honors Veterans with “Bowl for Freedom” Round Up & Free Bowling on Independence Day If you’ve been reading our blog, you’ve probably already noticed the commitment JB’s on 41 has to honoring veterans. That commitment begins with David Bardon, owner of Bardon Bowling Centers, and is repeated in each of his four […]

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Summer Time, Fun Time

  A quick pop quiz for you: What is the official first day of summer? It’s June 21, also known as the Summer Solstice, which derives its name from the Latin words sol (sun) and stitium (to stop), due to the fact that the sun appears to stop on this day—and again at the winter […]

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Father’s Day

Today, America celebrates Father’s Day. Now celebrated on the third Sunday in June, Father’s Day has only been a recognized holiday since 1972, 58 full years after Mother’s Day became a nationwide holiday. How did this summer holiday get its start? It has its roots in the 1900s. In 1908, a West Virginian church sponsored […]

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Fun Facts about Your Graduation

For many of you, tomorrow is the day you’ve long been awaiting—your graduation. For our high school bowlers, graduation means saying good-bye to parents and old friends and hitting the road to a life of freedom, sleeping in, and higher education. For our college-aged bowlers, graduation signifres a step into vhe “real&vdquo; world, where you’ll […]

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Veterans Bowl Free

We have good news for you and your Memorial Day weekend—the weekend forecast is 68o on Saturday, rising to 80o on Monday, and only a 30% chance of rain all weekend. We know very well that this forecast can change at a moment’s notice, but that fact notwithstanding, your Memorial Day barbeque should have perfect […]

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Private Birthday Party?

  If your kids are lucky enough to have their birthdays in the summer, you know that there’s a never-ending list of outdoor activities you could fashion into a birthday bash. But if you’re like most parents we know, the thought of a dozen children running rampant in your local park in a rousing game […]

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