Around 50 Metro Detroit Yelpers and their came out in full force Thursday night for the first-ever local Elite event! The crowd showed their love of beer, bowling and pizza at Detroit’s long-lived (continuously operating since 1913) and always comfortable Garden Bowl. While some knocked down the pins, others gobbled up the tasty pizza and appetizers provided by Sgt. Pepperoni’s and the Majestic Café.
The Garden Bowl and Majestic complex ownership and staff were tremendous hosts – a special big thank you goes out to Cimbery, Chris and Amado, who made sure that everything ran exceptionally smoothly. True pros!
In addition to providing us with free bowling, plenty of tasty food and drink tickets, the Garden Bowl also chipped in with a gift certificate for a bowling party as a prize for our lucky raffle winner!
Things just wouldn’t have been quite as cool (and run so well) without Colleen C, who came all the way from Chicago to lend a hand. Her decorating savvy and calm check-in capability was much appreciated. Thanks to Kevin C from trekking in from East Lansing, too and helping out with a little heavy lifting at the end of the night.
As far as we could tell, no one got a turkey during the night, but hey – keeping score’s not really the point, right? We did get to witness Kelly W’s unique technique, and while Matthew D may not have had as “on” of a bowling night as he’d liked, he did at least finally score his Elite T-shirt! Marco D may have scored a little too much beer, as we noticed his friend grabbing a sharpie to clearly label his drink as to avoid some “accidental” sippage! Hmmm….
Thanks, all you awesome Metro Detroit yelpers, for a super-fun kick-off!
Witness some of the action here, and stay tuned for more events to come!