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The Milky Way Lounge & Lanes

Forget “cosmic bowling”—whatever that is. Instead, check out the Milky Way Lounge & Lanes in Jamaica Plain, where in addition to candlepin bowling, hot local bands and DJs take the stage several nights a week, and frosty beer and wine keep everyone quenched.

403 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-524-3740,