You’ve seen it before on television or on the big screen. A group of friends sitting around a poker table while some have their cigars lit and others are munching on a bowl of snacks. The stakes are high, there’s a big hand to be played and someone needs to win it! There’s a mountain of poker chips in the middle of the table and the winner has to use both arms just to haul in his winnings! You can have this experience with your very own custom poker table from Century Billiards and Game Room in your New York home! [Read more…]
When you decide that you want a pool table for your game room in your New York or Long Island home, there are a lot of variables that you should consider to make sure everything goes smoothly. One of most important aspects to be aware of is the layout of your new room. The pool table experts at Century Billiards can do an in-home consultation so we can make sure everything you ever wanted in your dream game room can fit! [Read more…]
Cruise the Web and you’ll find multiple YouTube videos, Pinterest boards, blog posts and articles from home improvement, DIY and woodworking websites that all provide tips, tricks, building plans and punch lists for and about how to build a pool table on your own.
It’s clearly something that’s entirely possible to accomplish as a do-it-yourself project, and in this article the experts at Century Billiards, the leading manufacturer of custom pool tables for five generations, will offer some of the best tips for how to build a pool table at home.
When people think of playing pool, they think that it’s just an excuse for a guy’s night out with some friends while drinking a few beers. Actually, playing pool can benefit a person’s health, as if you needed another reason to play! [Read more…]
Air Hockey has been around for nearly a half a century and has quickly become one of America’s most iconic table games. Whether you were rocking out to The Rolling Stones or hitting the dance floor to the Bee Gees, you were also knocking some pucks around on the air hockey table. Now you can relive these moments with your family with an air hockey table of your own from Century Billiards and Game Room in your New York place of residence. [Read more…]
Although there have been many different cinematic pictures that have included the game of billiards and pool, in the opinion of professional billiards tables and movie historians, the best movie that features the art of billiards is the 1961 classic film The Hustler, directed by Robert Rossen, starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. It was also nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor in a Leading Role. But here is some other trivia that you might not have known: [Read more…]
At Century Billiards and Game Room we strive to find out the latest trends or “what’s hot” in the billiard, pool table, game table community. A recent trend that we have been noticing is that more and more restaurants, bars, pubs and residents have been inquiring and purchasing shuffleboard tables. [Read more…]
When in the market for a pool table, there are a few things that you should ask yourself before you make a purchase (other than whether or not you can afford it). Remember this is a one-time purchase and will stay in your family for generations if your pool table is properly maintained. Take your time and select the right pool table that will best suit the needs of you and your family. By answering these few simple questions, selecting a pool table will be easier.
If you are looking for that industrial modern look for your apartment, game room or man cave, Century Billiard’s custom pool table nicknamed The Aviator is the perfect choice. Its name comes from that fact it’s modeled after the Boeing airplane and is built just as strong, if not stronger. It’s industrial aesthetic has made it a popular choice amongst Brooklynites and it was most recently installed into a home in SOHO.
According to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or AFA, over 5 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease. Also, the presence of Alzheimer’s and dementia in people over the age of 65 doubles every five years. Even those who are young can develop early on-set Alzheimer’s disease when they start to display symptoms. [Read more…]