If you're around NYU, you know that the only bowling lane available in washington square is bowlmor. They have an elevator to bring you up to the second floor where you first check in. There are lanes on both the second and third floors so there's a good 30 lanes or so. The place is usually packed with students on friday, and saturday night, so I'd make reservations or just wait in the bar area and get drunk first with your friends. The bowling prices here are insanely expensive especially on friday nights an saturdays, so definitely bring your wallet and bring a bunch of friends. They serve beer, but the selection isn't so good. I'd definitely get mixed drinks instead. It's also very noisy inside, so you'll need to scream to get anyone attention. I wouldn't recommend carrying on a conversation in the bowling area. If you're really in the mood for bowling and you're not willing to go somewhere across town, like chelsea, then this is your only place. Other than the price, it's not a bad place. Go in and have fun.