Whether you're new to Killeen, Texas or just looking for a change of pace and new challengers, you'll find no shortage of pool halls around here. The question is, which ones should you visit first? I'm here to help with that.

Shooting Pool Is One Of My Hobbies

I have been shooting pool, for as long as I can remember. I received a miniature pool set for a Christmas gift when I was about 8 or 9 years old, and my love for the game was born.

 

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As the year passed, I got older and started visiting the more "adult" pool halls.

These pool halls were where people smoked cigarettes, and at that time I couldn't stand smelling cigarette smoke. I got tired of coming home smelling like cigarettes, so I stopped playing completely.

 

The Point Of It All

I'm very extra and dramatic when shooting pool.

This is me:

 

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And I'm a really unpredictable pool player.

Sometimes I'm the equivalent of a Harlem Globetrotter player on the pool table, hitting fancy impossible shots.

Above Average Pool Player

 

I can pull a lucky shot off (every 6 tries or so), or I can flat out not do good.

But I try really well!

 

I would be classified as just an above-average pool player.

 

The Billiard Congress Of America

Did you know there was an organization called The BCA?

I had no idea this was even a thing, but after a search for "The history of shooting pool" I discovered the Billiards Congress Of America.

According to the site, it's all things billiards.

Yeah, You Maybe Good At Shooting Pool, But Are You Uncle Phil Good?

In Season 1, Episode 22 of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air  filmed back in 1991, "Uncle Phil" played by James Avery surprised everyone in the pool hall, including "Will", Will Smith, and millions of viewers:

 

 

Thinking of this episode and detailing my love and hate relationship with shooting pool, (I've been shooting pool more in the past few years than I have in ages), I figured I would let you know about a few pool halls here in the Killeen area.

Here are a few places where you can shoot pool so you too can test your "Uncle Phil" skills yourself:

8 Ball Corner Pocket! Here Are A Few Pool Halls In Killeen, Texas To Check Out

Whether you're looking for a casual game with friends or you're looking for the best places to play some serious pool, here are some of the top spots for billiards in Killeen.

Here Are 11 Clubs And Bars In Killeen, Texas To Check Out

Ever thought to yourself "where are the good clubs around here where I can have a good time"?

Well if not exactly in those words, but something like that.

Are you looking to find nightlife here in Killeen?

This is for people who are relatively new to the area and have no idea where to party in Killeen and Harker Heights.
There are a number of clubs in the area that specialize in country and Latin music as well as a number of hip hop clubs, there are even R&B spots for the "grown folks."
Here are 11 clubs and bars to check out in both Killeen and in Harker Heights:

5 Sweet Bakeries To Check Out In Killeen, Texas

We all get a sweet tooth every now and then right?

But what do we do when it happens?

Do you go to the kitchen and bake a cake? Maybe hook up some cupcakes?
Cookies? perhaps?

Or do you visit the grocery store or your favorite bakery?

If your choice is to visit your favorite bakery I got a few bakeries that caught my eye that you may want to check out here in the Killeen area, if there's one or two we didn't mention that you go to, by all means, let us know!

In the meantime check out these 5 bakeries in Killeen:

7 Seafood Restaurants in Killeen and Harker Heights You Need To Check Out

You don't have to travel to the coast to find great seafood. There are plenty of places right here in Central Texas that serve it up fresh and serve it up right. These are just a handful of our favorites. Did yours make the list? If not, let us know what we should try next!