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With Whitestone Lanes set to close, locals & out-of-towners recall ‘special’ memories at beloved bowling alley

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Nov. 13, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan As Whitestone Bowling Lanes in Flushing undergoes a long bureaucratic process to convert the longtime bowling alley into new housing, devastated locals and out-of-towners are reminiscing on the memories they made there amid its upcoming closure.  The bowling alley with 48 lanes and a pro shop opened its doors over 60 years ago. And up until the pandemic, it was the one of the only alleys open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It remains the oldest of a handful of bowling alleys left in Queens.  The 80,510-square-foot lot was listed online…
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Whitestone bowling alley to be redeveloped as owners seek to build residential building in its place

Jun. 15, 2023 By Ethan Marshall After several years of rumors, the redevelopment of the Whitestone Lanes bowling alley into mixed-affordability housing appears to be closed after filings were submitted to the Department of City Planning. One of the last remaining bowling alleys in Queens, Whitestone Lanes has been a staple for the Whitestone and…
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