Boutique bowling lounge to open at Newport on the Levee

A boutique bowling lounge is set to open at Newport on the Levee later this month when Star Lanes opens on the Plaza Level of the entertainment complex located on the Ohio River.

The 24,640 square-foot location is currently being built out by Northern Kentucky-based Century Construction.  Once complete, Star Lanes on the Levee will include 12 public bowling lanes, a DJ booth, billiards, roughly 30 HD projection and LCD screens, and a private party room with four of its own bowling lanes.

Star Lanes will bring the Cincinnati area its first boutique bowling lounge - an attraction that has become quite popular in cities around the country.

Complimenting Star Lanes will be a separate bar and lounge called Toro that will include a patio, private party room, and a mechanical bull.  Toro will share a full-service restaurant with Star Lanes that will be open to the public during the day.  Both establishments will require patrons to be 21 years of age or older in the late evenings when the establishment takes on a nightclub atmosphere with drink specials.

Owned by the Newport on the Levee ownership group, Star Lanes and Toro will be operated by Lucky Strike Entertainment which is known for its upscale bowling lounges around the country including one in Louisville, KY.  This will be Lucky Strike's 19th boutique bowling location.

Star Lanes will be open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am to midnight, and Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 2am.

Writer: Randy A. Simes
Photography by Scott Beseler
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