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Maple Family Centers are offering free bowling lessons for kids and adults starting Sunday, Aug. 4. Credit: Fotolia

This was emailed to me from the folks at Frames, who hosted the Giants' bowling outing last night in Manhattan. I couldn't decide which was my favorite part, so I've decided to just include it in its entirety here:

On Tuesday evening, Aug 13th, Frames Bowling Lounge hosted the entire NY Giants team for a night out during their intensive 3-week training camp.

The 4-time Superbowl champs had a night off and spent it hanging out at Frames Bowling Lounge, trading their usual competitive Superbowl antics for a night of super Bowling.

The Giants were ushered into the midtown bowling venue, located at 40th Street and 9th Avenue, quickly and discreetly, through a back door entrance as not to alarm the neighborhood or tip off any fans. The event was extremely hush-hush; they employed a full police escort and had plenty of security.

The entire 2013-2014 Season team were present, including Eli Manning, Victor Cruz, coaches Tom Coughlin, Pat Flaherty, Joe Danos and others. The guys were all really relaxed and enjoyed a great evening, shooting pool and throwing strikes, sans alcohol of course. Nothing but juice and water for this boys night out while training.

In good spirits, the players all had a laugh at Eli Manning’s expense when the Frames DJ premiered the latest Direct TV commercial, "Football on Your Phone" across all 26 lanes. The guys all erupted in a playful ribbing session with their beloved Quarterback, while Manning painfully watched the hilarious clip of him and his brother Peyton in 80s getups and wigs singing the football on your phone jingle.

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The larger than life football stars were all sweet gentlemen, and courteous towards the staff and servers. They were mostly interested in knowing when they could return for a night of bowling with cocktails.

Yup, Frames does bottle service, Victor Cruz. Now that deserves an End Zone cha-cha.

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