As CRT Supplies Diminish the Classic Arcade Machine is Virtually Dead

Our colleagues at Venturebeat are predicting gloom & doom for the arcade machine of yester-year in their latest report. The current stock of new 29-inch CRT monitors is dwindling. Online arcade cabinet and parts supplier Dream Arcades has fewer than 30 of those large displays sitting on its shelves. When it sells out of the current inventory, it will never get another shipment in that size … Continue reading As CRT Supplies Diminish the Classic Arcade Machine is Virtually Dead

THE GRID ARCADE & BAR TO OPEN IN OLD TOWN LANSING

Lansing residents will soon have a new joint to drop their tokens. The Grid Arcade and Bar is coming to Old Town and bringing with it craft beers from across the state and the nation, and retro video games. Corey Montie and Callie Mykut, co-owners, are putting the finishing touches on their unique venture and plan to be open for business some time in the spring. … Continue reading THE GRID ARCADE & BAR TO OPEN IN OLD TOWN LANSING

Guide to Chicago’s Arcade Bars (Courtesy of Loyola Phoenix)

LoyolaPhoenix.com has a virtual tour of the Chicago Arcade Bar Scene. The author Kathryn Manley writes: Chances are, you’ve probably been to a dive bar with one lonesome pinball machine, but some of Chicago’s most exciting bars are home to entire arcades. After popping up in neighborhoods such as Wicker Park and Logan Square, arcade bars are now a citywide phenomenon. The Game Room at … Continue reading Guide to Chicago’s Arcade Bars (Courtesy of Loyola Phoenix)

Arcade Bar Scene Headed to Nighclub & Bar Show

By Paulina Afentakis ABS will be in Las Vegas for the 2017 Nighclub & Bar Show. We’ll be scouring the show for new trends, new products, new technology and meeting with movers, shakers and dealmakers that make the bar industry tick. We will also be covering the event in conjunction with our media partner, PMQ Pizza Magazine. Be sure to visit them at Booth 163. … Continue reading Arcade Bar Scene Headed to Nighclub & Bar Show

A4cade: Grilled Cheeses, Quirky Cocktails and Mystery Freezers

Go to 292 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge and you’ll find Roxy’s, which if you live in the area, you may already know for their reputation built on grilled cheeses. But behind a mysterious walk-in cooler door hides a 21+ arcade designed to fill you with fuzzy, nostalgic memories OR quirky retro kitsch (depending on whether or not you’re old enough to remember the 80s.) This … Continue reading A4cade: Grilled Cheeses, Quirky Cocktails and Mystery Freezers