Brooklyn Bowl is one of the more interesting venue success stories of late with its combination of bowling, music and quality service. Having already expanded to London and Las Vegas, the early questions about Brooklyn Bowl's chances for success have long been answered. Fast Company recently checked in with founder Peter Shapiro who shared "7 lessons...learned the hard way." Peter Shapiro has an impressive background in the industry: "When he was 23, he bought The Wetlands, a New York nightclub. By the time Brooklyn Bowl opened its doors in 2009, Shapiro had made two documentaries on The Grateful Dead, revamped...

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