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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

14.1, 8 Ball, 9 Ball Teams Prague Feb 2011

This weekend I went with my Girl to Prague, she played there teams with Michal Gavenciak and David ┼Żalman.
I was really tired from some exhausting weeks @ work and had a hard time watching the matches. Anyway I wanted to shoot some pics again this weekend and so I took my cam with me and did that. We had a great lunch there and at the end of the day my girls team won the competition and I was happy to be on our way home. Hopefully next time I will be more awake and able to write more about the tournament ;-)


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Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

My Favorite Pool Hall

A lot of people may know this sign from some “funny mails” or also from the “Funny pic/gif AZ thread”:


Maries Golden Cue


Behind this funny sentence is my favority pool hall. A pool hall full of GC1 tables in super nice condition with tough pockets and a gorgeous old brunswick carom table:


Maries Golden Cue


During my visit in Chicago I used to play there with Angel nearly every day. I was hooked to this pool hall from the first second. Ted the owner is such a nice guy and took good care about us every day:


Maries Golden Cue


This pool hall has the old school flair and there is a very nice story about “The Color of Money” and Maries…..Just ask Ted and I think he will tell you about that….recently I got the information that Maries will be soon part of a movie…..


There is also a shop in MGC:


Maries Golden Cue Shop


Don’t forget to visit Maries if you visit Chicago!!!!!


Neighborhood: Irving Park
3241 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60686


(773) 478-2555


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Maries Golden Cue




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