Who doesn't love it when a little bit of history is unearthed underground? The Scout recently got a tip from some folks who purchased a building in Queens, who told him, "while clearing out the basement we discovered a two lane manual bowling alley in very good condition." After doing some research they discovered the basement in the old garment factory was likely a speakeasy during the Prohibition Era, with two bowling lanes for customers.

More history, and plenty more photos at Scouting NY — where it's noted that the owners are open to film, television and photographer folks utilizing the "very rare" space. We hope to see it refurbished for film!