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home away from home
by erckoger at Citysearch
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Forwardlanes is my home away from home. It's a beautifully maintained local alley. I love the owners. Reasonably priced beer and food. Great... More >

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Taq S.
08/2005
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What you would expect...
Taq S.
For a bowling alley, Forward Lanes is what you can expect -- 1970s/80s styling, stagnant smoky air, and smelly shoes. Trafficked by young college... More >

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by Contributor at Citysearch, August 18, 2003

An intimate, 17-lane, urban bowling alley.
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Sporting a late '50s, early '60s decor with blue-and-white plastic benches, gold-and-white ceiling boards, blue ceiling poles and '50s-style wall advertisements, Forward Lanes...

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home away from home
  by erckoger at Citysearch
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Forwardlanes is my home away from home. It's a beautifully maintained local alley. I love the owners. Reasonably priced beer and food. Great selection of house bowling balls, comprised of dozens of... More >
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Taq S.
08/2005
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For a bowling alley, Forward Lanes is what you can expect -- 1970s/80s styling, stagnant smoky air, and smelly shoes. Trafficked by young college kids, the alley has an upbeat atmosphere that... More >
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Chris T.
08/2005
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Ever since I started going to college in Pittsburgh i've been a devoted patron of Forward Lanes. They have inexpensive prices, a great staff, and an unbeatable atmosphere. On the weekends they... More >
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Nick E.
08/2005
2
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Forward Lanes probably hasn't been remodelled in 30 years. In some ways that's not so cool, but it actually gives the place some character. The ball returns are much more interesting than their... More >
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A K.
08/2005
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I suppose Forward lanes isn't really special when other lanes today are decked out with karaoke, "bistro" food, 80's night, and blacklights for "space" bowling. But you know what? You don't... More >
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Chris W.
08/2005
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The Wissman Forward Lanes are located right off Murray in the heart of Squirrel Hill. The lanes are a bit tricky to find since they're UPSTAIRS. The place is pretty small with roughly 20 lanes, but... More >
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Mary K.
08/2005
3
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Forward Lanes is located in Squirrel Hill. They've recently had some renovations which improved them from 2 stars to 3 stars in my opinion. They're still kind of dingy and cramped but they're... More >
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Fantastic Experience
  by erck121 at Citysearch
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Ever since I started going to college in Pittsburgh i've been a devoted patron of Forward Lanes. They have inexpensive prices, a great staff, and an unbeatable atmosphere. Highly... More >
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Forward Lanes

3.55.00.0 based on 8 reviews
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5844 Forward Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217
(412) 422-5844

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