SPIN Ping Pong Opens Location In Boston

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) – The latest attraction to come to Boston’s Seaport District is serving up more than just drinks.

SPIN is a ping pong social club with several locations across the United States and this week they opened their newest location at 30 Melcher Street in Boston. The location features 14 Olympic-sized ping pong tables and is covered in art from local artist Blind Fox.

“I think Boston is such a great city with a lot of culture and diversity,” said Malin Pettersson, a world-class professional table tennis player who also teaches at SPIN. She said the new location is like her heaven.

“SPIN is all about bringing different groups around the ping pong table,” she said. “It feels so great [and] it’s such a fun environment.”

Guests can focus on their game while SPIN’s professional ping pong ball scoopers, referred to as ballers, retrieve stray balls. The venue also features two private rooms, a horseshoe bar and the popular SPIN bathtub which is inspired by Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s soup collection.

“Celebrating diversity and curating an unparalleled entertaining environment has always been a priority for our brand,” said CEO Pieter Vanermen. “I am thrilled to finally open the doors and look forward to connecting the community around the ping pong table.”

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SPIN’s food and beverage menu are also said to cater to their new Boston audience. Some of the staples include “The 617 Burger,” Boston cream pie and fluffernutter wontons.

As for the drinks, guests can try the Killing the Dunks (Candelas 100% organic coffee from Spain, Jameson, Vermont maple syrup, nutmeg whipped cream, biscotti crumble), The T (Knob Creek rye, Aperol, lemon, cinnamon, apple cider), or the 342 Chests (Sailor Jerry & Mt Gay Black Barrel rum, Peach Schnapps, Cointreau, English breakfast tea).

SPIN is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to midnight. Tables are available for $39 an hour and ballers are included. More information about SPIN can be found on their website.

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