Sunday, May 12, 2013
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Where to watch, what to eat and how to make the most of Game Day.
Can you believe Super Bowl XLVII is only a few days away? The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, with coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. If the Ravens win, it will be their first Super Bowl victory since 2000. But don't count on their chances: The 49ers have gone without a Super Bowl win for 18 years, but they are the only team in the NFL to appear in more than one Super Bowl and never lose. So now the only question is, where will you go to watch the big game? Maybe you have your plans set in stone already, or maybe you want to try something new this year. Either way, we have some ideas for you to make the most of Super Bowl 2013--and with Super Bowl 2014 set to take place in the Meadowlands, it's not too late to …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Thousands pack MetLife Stadium for Super celebration
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Monday, February 6, 2012
The debate continues.
It's an argument that's been boiling over since 1976–or, at least since the Giants started winning Super Bowls. Where to hold the victory parade? The Canyon of Heroes, as is the traditional place a New York-based sporting team takes its victory lap (the G-Men are set to walk down at 11 a.m. Tuesday), or in New Jersey, where the newly-crowned Super Bowl champion team has actually been located for 36 years? It's hotly-debated, so much so Gov. Chris Christie has been calling them the "New Jersey" Giants. What do you think? Should it be exclusively in New Jersey? New York? Or, can football fans from both sides of the border agree that the Giants are both states' teams? Chime in below.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Tips for a big bash, and suggestions for local hot spots.
In only two days the New York Giants will take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, and New Jersey has Super Bowl fever. Whether you splurged for a new flat screen TV, placed your order for wings and pizza or reserved your table at your favorite local bar, Patch has some tips for a safe and enjoyable Super Bowl (providing, of course, the Giants win.) In Madison and Chatham, restaurants and bars will be open for the game. 54 On Main in Madison always draws a large audience for big sports events, but should you arrive too late to find a seat, Poor Herbie's has televisions at the bar perfect for watching the game, and a wide selection of draught beers available. If you are commuting to the area by train, Prospect Tavern in Madison …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Just like the Giants, the Vince Lombardi Trophy is a product of the Garden State.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
When you're watching the Super Bowl on Sunday night, the team that calls the Meadowlands home won't be the only New Jersey export on display. What is it? Here's a hint: It takes numerous skilled craftspeople and about four months to complete, and millions of people will have their eyes glued to it on Sunday. And it's made nearby—right here in New Jersey in Parsippany. The Vince Lombardi Trophy that will be passed around by either the New York (we know it's really New Jersey) Giants or New England Patriots after winning the game's most important contest was produced in Morris County, crafted in the Tiffany & Co. workshop. So, while you feel Jersey pride watching Big Blue's tough defense and Eli Manning-led offense, you will know that they …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Vince Lombardi Trophy, the desire of every Steeler and Packer, is created nearby.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
It takes numerous skilled craftspeople and about four months to complete, and millions of people will have their eyes glued to it on Sunday. And it's made nearby—right here in New Jersey. The Vince Lombardi Trophy that will be passed around by either the Pittsburgh Steelers or Green Bay after winning the Super Bowl on Sunday was produced in Morris County, crafted in the Tiffany & Co. workshop in Parsippany. Most people know the trophy was named after legendary Packers head coach Vince Lombardi, regarded by many as the greatest football coach of all time. However, the trophy didn't get that name until 1970, three years after it was created and handed out. The trophy was originally designed by Tiffany for the first Super Bowl in 1967, and …
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Alan Veingrad explains transformation from an NFL player to devoting his life to Judaism.
For seven years, Alan Veingrad made his living by pushing around some of the most physically intimidating defensive lineman in the National Football League. At age 47, Veingrad, who now goes by his Jewish name Shlomo, meaning "God’s Peace," no longer studies the tendencies of his opponents across the line of scrimmage each week, but rather, he studies the religion of Judaism with the same intensity and vigor that made him a Super Bowl champion. Veingrad explained his transformation to an audience of about 70 people at the Knoll Country Club East in Parsippany last Sunday. Rather than donning a helmet and shoulder pads while playing in front of 75,000 people, Veingrad now sports a long gray beard and yarmulke, working as a transformational …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Chatham Patch wants to know what your plans are.
Where will you go to watch the Super Bowl? Chatham Patch wants to know. Did you splurge and buy a new flat screen TV? Have you placed an order for wings and pizza for 30 people at your local take-out place? Or, bearing in mind that the loss of the New York Jets to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championships, will you boycott the Super Bowl entirely? Chatham Patch seeks residents with plans for the biggest football game of the year. If you have the best nacho dip on your block, we want to know about it. If you have the ultimate sports fan's dream lodged in your den or basement, we want to know about it. And if you have your family dress in matching jerseys on Game Day, well heck, we want to know about that, too. Whatever your plans for…
Monday, February 1, 2010
Check out Chatham stores for some good deals, and take a look at the recipe at the bottom of the page.
Gearing up to hosting a Super Bowl bash this year? The big game is this Sunday. Here are a few clever, money saving tips to help you get (and keep) the celebration going, Each will help you score big with your family and friends! 1. Serve traditional Super Bowl food and make it a team effort. Assign guests a dish to bring and share the work and expense. Over the years, I have hosted my fair share of Super Bowl parties, and the one thing that remains constant is the food. The Super Bowl calls for "guy food." You know, the kind you can eat with your hands so you can watch the television. All kidding aside, without some chili, nachos or a foot long sandwich, it just doesn't feel like the Super Bowl. Keep your china in the closet and put out …