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By: Jessica Knoblauch on Feb. 23, 2010, 5:24 a.m.
Brooklyn Bowl, Williamsburg, N.Y.

Photo: Courtesy Brooklyn Bowl

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Brooklyn Bowl

Williamsburg, N.Y.

No bottles, no cans — not even for the soft drinks, which are on tap. And that’s just the beginning for Brooklyn Bowl’s green efforts, which combine the world’s first LEED-certified bowling alley and a sustainable bar into an ultra-hip green venue located in the Williamsburg area. The entire facility is decked out with FSC-certified wood, LED stage lights that slash typical energy usage 90 percent and a stage floor made entirely from recycled truck tires, all entirely powered by wind. Plus, the Bowl’s 10 beers on tap are all brewed right in Brooklyn.