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Yelp Cleveland Decks Mahall’s With Bowling Balls!



With the holidays right around the corner, Yelp Cleveland Elites deserved a break from all the hustle and stress—and that's what we gave them at Yelp's Jingle Bowl

Yelpers rolled in from near and far to hit some pins at retro Mahall's Twenty Lanes (open since the 1920s!), dressed in their seasonal cheeriest. They were greeted with free movie passes to preview new flick, Zero Dark Thirty once they checked-in on their Yelp apps. And the first 5 Elites to add a picture of our party got a Zero Dark Thirty t-shirt!

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Not only did Mahall's offer up free bowling, including shoes, for the entire event, but they also whipped up a spread from their revamped, locally-sourced, chef-driven menu. They almost couldn't keep up with the demand for their homemade fried chicken, jerky with thai dipping sauce, handcrafted soft pretzels, coleslaw, cornbread and warm peanuts. In fact, Habby H gushed, "the fried chicken… it's really good. Probably best (so far) that I've had in Cleveland. Super crispy, perfectly juicy. Omg… the homemade soft pretzels were BOMB as well."

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All those strikes are bound to make a Yelper thirsty, so Mahall's served up complimentary cocktails and beers from their craft menu of retro drinks. Kaitlin D "LOVED the bar. So quaint and friendly! The staff was fantastic. Perfect final event of 2012!" And if all the bowling, imbibing and eating wasn't enough to keep everyone busy, there was a DIY Yelpy ornament station set up for guest to cut, paste and tie their own.

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 And, of course, it wouldn't be a Yelp Cleveland Elite Event without a cheeky photobooth for some snapping shenanigans. Thanks to Ackey+ Z Photography for capturing some great pics of us all on the alley and in front of our Leg Lamp booth with quotes from "A Christmas Story." See all the pictures HERE.

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A big thanks to Mahall's Twenty Lanes for hosting us Elites during one of the craziest times of the year, The Owens Group for hooking us up with sweet movie posters and passes to Zero Dark Thirty, Ackey+Z Photography and all the Yelp Cleveland Elites! 

  • See the event reviews HERE
  • See the event pictures HERE

We'll sum this bash up with Dan S: "Fun time! Another great event! I even got to bowl with Santa, wardrobe malfunction and all!

 

See you all next year! 

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Cara L (Yelp CLE CM) and Yelptern Nicole S (right)

 

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