Best Old-School Fun

Palace Roller Skating

From fall through spring, a mere nine bucks will get you a lesson, skate rental and two hours of open skating, so you can pretend its 1979 while burning hundreds of calories. Check out the su-mmer family sessions currently offered on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. And if you dont have children in fact, if you want to avoid them Wednesday nights after 9 and Saturday nights after 10:30 are adults-only skates.

11586 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA | 215-698-8000 | Website


2011 WINNER, Old-School Fun

Shuffleboard at the Ivy Inn

37 Brookline Boulevard, Havertown, PA

Yeah, we know what you’re thinking: Philly Mag’s endorsing shuffleboard?! But hey, it’s harder than it looks. And you meet some of the nicest neighborhood people playing it. Get in a game at Ivy Inn, where the best players including the state champ hang out. Read more »