Danbury, Connecticut — How about a few pina coladas before “Pac-Man”?
First round of bowling and entertainmentOffers bowling, arcade games, pool, karaoke, table tennis, darts and similar activities, and will move into the Danbury Fair Mall, where the company is seeking permission to sell burgers and wings along with Whiskey and mixed drinks. The company has submitted its bar food menu and beverage list to the city zoning board, which has scheduled a public hearing on liquor licensing for July 11.
The California-based company has 50 locations across the U.S., but this will be its first operation in Connecticut. The closest stations are currently in Middletown, New York, Long Island, and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Amusement arcades defined mall life for a generation in the 1980s, but their popularity waned with the rise of home consoles.this video games and pinball table There’s renewed interest as the “retro experience” of yesterday’s mall rats has become today’s parents.
“There’s a growing desire for a physical place where people can come together and have fun,” said Doug Healey, senior executive vice president of Macerich, owner of the Danbury Fair Mall.