These are the kinds of people you want to watch football with
So what are you doing for the Super Bowl? Heading to a bar to watch it? Eating vegan wings in your friend’s apartment and gambling on every single play? Those aren’t bad plans, but we’ve been alerted to a new place to watch the game that just might blow all that out of the water: Brooklyn Brewery is having a private party with Tumblr and Food Republic. Ordinarily we’d all be out in the cold for this one, but they’ve decided to hold a contest with the prize being two tickets to the party. (more…)
They’re calling it the Harbauwl this year. True story
The problem with throwing a Super Bowl party in Brooklyn apartments is one of simple logistics: it requires space you don’t have. Even if your Bushwick loft does have the capacity to host a couple dozen drunks and a fifteen-foot hoagie, chances are you and your nine roommates haven’t gone in for basic cable, and maybe even a couple of them loathe sports and the average loud, loyal football fan. You’ve already shelled out to learn about football, so what do you do to keep your investment from being a waste? As with so many Brooklyn conundrums, where-to-watch-the-Super-Bowl is a question best answered with a trip to the bar. Here’s a list of spots showing the Big Game. (more…)
Lesson 1: This is a Raiders fan. Steer clear. via Flickr user Keith Lovelady
Let’s say that you, the Brokelyn reader, are not a football fan. Let’s say you went your entire American life without a boy- or girlfriend who drafted you into their specific garishly-colored cult. Let’s say that you moved to Brooklyn to fully utilize your Conceptual Art degree, to live out your subversive dream of filling a confessional booth with hotel toiletries. Maybe you were too busy with Oepdia Maas to be much concerned with Eddie George. Let’s say you are not from The South.
Guess what? No judgments, but you lived your life the wrong way, comrade. And, come February, you’re still going to be invited to a Super Bowl Party.Fortunately for you, you can pay someone to teach you the game. (more…)