Face-off: Game time


The Painted Pin
737 Miami Circle
What Justin Amick’s posh bowling alley in Buckhead’s Miami Circle
Peak hours Packed to capacity since opening in June
The space Preppy, lofty, loungy
The scene Tinder meets Buckhead
Play Skee ball, Northamptonshire hood skittles
Drink Cocktails (Dark and Stormy), eccentric wines

1170 Howell Mill Road
What The reigning bar games hot spot on the Westside
Peak hours It’s a squeeze come Friday; go on a weekday after work to relax over a few brews.
The space  A yeasty underground hangout
The scene Young professionals, recreation leagues, frat stars
Play Bocce ball, board games (Apples to Apples, Connect Four)
Drink Beer (Duchesse de Bourgogne)

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This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.