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Ping pong, anyone?  The best of the best are in town this weekend.
Ping pong, anyone? The best of the best are in town this weekend.

Downtown: Free ping pong celebrates the U.S. Table Tennis Open

As I first told you last September, the聽U.S. Table Tennis Open is this weekend at the Frontier Airlines Center. 聽More than 700 men, women and juniors from around the world will compete on 100 tables.

As a tie-in to this big event, VISIT Milwaukee has teamed up with Chicago-based manufacturer of ping pong tables, Killerspin, to place聽eight tables around greater Downtown Milwaukee for free public use.

You got game? 聽Tables will be set up throughout the summer at the following locations:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Chase Bank Plaza

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 General Mitchell International Airport

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Harley-Davidson Museum

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Horny Goat Hideaway

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 InterContinental Milwaukee Hotel

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Lakefront Brewery

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Mitchell Park Conservatory

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Milwaukee Art Museum (July only)

According to VISIT Milwaukee President & CEO Paul Upchurch, "Milwaukee in the summertime is all about having fun, and we felt that the tables would be another way for the fun to continue all summer long for visitors and residents."

Talkbacks

morganxclaire | June 30, 2011 at 12:39 p.m. (report)

36053 Rock on, this sounds like such a cool idea.

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