Contact Us

Pinball Jones-Like Place Coming to Downtown Loveland

I was just talking about a pinball place in Downtown Loveland! Did they steal my idea?

Pinball Machine
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

In late January of 2017, I wrote up a story about how I think that someone should open up an arcade in Loveland’s The Foundry and name if after the long-lost ‘Pinball Palace’ that used to be in Downtown.  It would seem somebody listened. Almost.

The Reporter-Herald has the story on how a couple of guys ARE going to open up a pinball joint/arcade in Downtown Loveland. Theirs will be on 4th Street, though, not in The Foundry. 4th and Cleveland to be exact; right on that southwest corner. Most recently, a fitness place, ‘Bodies By The Best’, was in that spot.

Back in the day, this building was the Arcadia Hotel. Arcadia..arcade..Get it? I would have called it ‘The Arcadia’, but, it’s not me. These guys are going to call it ‘Flipside.’ Pinball, flippers, Flipside. I get it. Flipside will be a lot like Pinball Jones in Old Town Square in Fort Collins: Pinball games, video games, beer/cocktails. They want to have it open sometime this summer.

Without question, this will be a welcome addition to 4th Street and Downtown, in general, so I’m not going to make a big deal on how they stole my idea. I’ll just see if I can a get a few free plays of Star Trek, once they open!  What I DO have to do now, though, is come up with a different business idea for The Foundry.

Hmmm….

Get Craig Young’s full story on ‘Flipside’ – HERE!

NEXT: Loveland Art and Paris Meet in Downtown Las Vegas

Best of K99

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k99.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for K99 Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive K99 Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.