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814 LANES & GAMES NEARING COMPLETION, HOPING FOR NOVEMBER OPENING

October 1, 2020

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — The former Richland Lanes in Johnstown, newly named 814 Lanes & Games, is well on its way to reopening. The facility is getting a complete revamp.
“We are touching almost every part of the building in some way. We’ve put in new electric, new HVAC, we have new flooring and new furniture coming in,” said Chris Hogue, Managing Partner.
New electric and HVAV aren’t the exciting upgrades this facility is getting though.
back in Johnstown.
“We will have league bowling seven nights a week through the winter and in the summer we’ll have the youth programs and then the leagues as well…so we definitely, even though we removed some of the lanes and adding other attractions, we are still a bowling anchored facility,” said Bobby.
The whole project will cost around $1 million and will also bring 40-50 new jobs to the area.

"WHOLE DIFFERENT LEVEL": GAMING VENUE EYES MID-NOVEMBER OPENING

September 26th, 2020

A mid-November opening is targeted for 814 Lanes & Games – a new entertainment center at the former Richland Lanes, owner Chris Hogue said.
Chris and his brother, Bobby Hogue, are co-owners of Johnstown Entertainment Realty LLC. Earlier this year, they purchased the longtime bowling alley at 1140 Frances St. and are building an entertainment venue there that will be unlike anything Johnstown has seen before, Chris Hogue said.
“We are still looking at opening in mid-November, but I’m not going to give a specific date,” Hogue said. “We are living in a crazy time.
“Our demo work is all done. We are starting to rebuild it. We have a flooring team, electrical team and HVAC team upgrading the entire facility.”
Then, the attractions will come in from outside vendors.
“The laser tag arena comes in, and the company will assemble it on site,” he said.
Two escape rooms and 40 arcade games will be installed in the same manner.
“We are in second gear and shifting to third,” Hogue said.

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RICHLAND LANES TO TURN INTO FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

May 28, 2020

JOHNSTOWN, Pa (WJAC) — Richland Lanes has been up for sale for well over a year, and recently, it was finally sold.
Richland Lanes opened its doors in 1961 but this year, it's turning into something new.

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RICHLAND LANES TO GET NEW NAME AND REVAMP UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP

February 18, 2020

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — Richland Lanes will be getting a new name and a complete revamp come summertime.
Johnstown Entertainment Group LLC agreed to buy the bowling alley last year and is in the final stages of the purchase.

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NEW OWNERS GRANTED LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER FOR RICHLAND LANES MAKEOVER

February 18, 2020

After a hearing, without any objection from the public, the Richland Township Supervisors unanimously granted a liquor license transfer to the new owners of Richland Lanes.
Brothers Chris and Bobby Hogue have a purchase agreement for the bowling alley at 1140 Frances St., and plans to change the venue into 814 Lanes & Games Family Entertainment Center.

 

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