The Tribe

  • Homecoming Dance Friday (No School)- Oct. 10/19

  • Thursday Spirit Day (Pep Rally)- Oct. 10/18

  • Wavy Wednesday(College Gear)- Oct. 10/17

  • Powderpuff Game (Juniors vs Seniors)- Oct. 10/16, 6PM

  • Tacky Tourist Tuesday- Oct. 10/16

  • Mahi Mahi Monday(Twin Day)- Oct. 10/15

  • Homecoming week- October 15th-18th

The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

Ethan Mansdorf, Photo Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






For the past 29 years, Kelly’s Pool Hall has been the hub of entertainment in Lantana for community members of all ages and backgrounds.

Founded by owner Chris Tauber in 1989, Kelly’s was created with the intent of making an anchor point for the community. It is a place where above all else, the atmosphere is what stands out. Large windows cover the front wall, creating a sense of transparency and invitation to anyone casually walking by. The music at Kelly’s is louder than most pool halls making, for a fun and exciting spot. And the jukebox is open to anyone who wants to play something.

The bar is open to all ages serving sodas, shakes, and refreshments for everyone. There are seats and tables flooded throughout making it the perfect spot to bring a group of friends to just chill for a few hours and play a few rounds of pool while listing to some good music.

Although Kelly’s is a fun, relaxing place that promotes a great vibe for a good time, it is also very clean and maintains a professional level of service as they occasionally host professional billiards competitions.

“I’ve seen people that have been coming in here since they were 15 learning how to play now bring in their kids in and teach them,” said Tauber. “We are consistent and timeless. I don’t change much around here because there’s no need to; the principles of a good spot are solid and it’s pretty much been the same since we’ve opened.”

In 1989 billiards halls where frowned upon by most communities and at the time none of the three other “local” pool halls offered a fun, friendly environment that everyone could enjoy. After a community board vote, it came down to one board member who voted in favor of the hall and since then Kelly’s has been an iconic staple of Lake Worth culture.

For any first timers, there are:

-15 championship-sized Brunswick tables

-Multiple flatscreen high-def tv’s to watch all the big games

-A smoke-free and vapor-free environment

-And the fees are more then reasonable. $10 gets you an hour at a table for 2 people, then its only $1 more per person at the table

Hours are..

MONDAY-THURSDAY: 3 pm – 1 am

FRIDAY: 3pm – 2 am

SATURDAY: 1 pm- 2 am

SUNDAY: 1 pm- 1 am

5877 S. Congress Ave. Atlantis, FL 33462

From students, bikers, bartenders, businessmen and just casual players, everyone who resides in West Palm Beach should at some point make their way to Kelly’s.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the Contributor
Ethan Mansdorf, Photo Editor

Hi, I’m Ethan. For the past three years I have been roaming the halls of this school discovering the hidden stories and uncovering the extravagant and individual personalities of its students. As Photo Editor for the Tribe, I plan on making sure every major event in this school and community gets told with the best possible photos to tell the story.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    The Kavanaugh Decision

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    No Sugar Coating: Everglades Safari Park

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    Dress Code: Shaming a Girl’s Body

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Opinion

    No Sugar Coating: Halloween

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Opinion

    From South Africa to Comedy Central

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    Crocs are the New Black

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    No Sugar Coating: Hispanic Heritage Month

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    When They Don’t Hear The Word No

  • The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall

    Lifestyle & Opinion

    Why It Shouldn’t Be Called Hispanic Heritage Month

  • Fashion

    No Sugar Coating: Labella Nail Spa & Hair

Santaluces High School
The Spot: Kelly’s Pool Hall