A quick guide to the 2013 game.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Monday, February 6, 2012
Just a few of your comments on last night's loss. Add your own.
Following the Patriots’ stunning loss to the New York Giants last night, we took the time to comb through what our followers (mostly members of the Charlestown community) had to say about the outcome. A few general themes emerged: Here are some of our top picks. You can see the rest of our favorites here:
And something about a football game we all want to forget.
Today is Monday, Feb. 6. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Still doesn’t seem like winter. High temperatures today are expected to hit 50 degrees under clear skies. Watch the wind, though. Air speeds could hit 18 miles per hour. 2. Thank you for the calm night. We were ready to sprint into action if anything went crazy in Charlestown after the game last night. Given the mood of the room we were in, we’re not surprised that no one went crazy, but it’s worth acknowledging that Boston fans didn’t riot despite police preparation. 3. The part of the game worth remembering. Let’s forget the actual game and remember the commercials. Hulu has most of the game’s commercials—and extended even extended versions of some of them—for on-demand …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Five things to do in Boston this weekend.
It’s African-American History Month, and it’s one of the warmest winters on record. Take part in both with an African-American Patriots walking tour. The tour starts at the Freedom Trail Visitor Information Center Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $6–12. Take the Orange Line to Downtown Crossing and walk three minutes to the visitor center. This is your last weekend to see the Museum of Fine Art’s “Degas and the Nude.” The exhibit, co-produced by the MFA and Museé d’Orsay in Paris, showcases pieces painted throughout the artist’s career. Take the Orange Line to the Green Line E Branch to the Museum of Fine Arts Stop and cross Huntington Avenue to the museum. Yes, most of this week’s list is about getting a little culture in …
Here's some additional facts about Sunday's big game we bet you didn't know, and some more useful information including kickoff time.
Watching the Super Bowl with friends can leave a lot of us feeling like information haves and have-nots. While some of us have been following the Patriots team, its players, its strategy, and its statistics since the day we were born, others at least know who Tom Brady is and that he's the one who throws the ball. Whether you're looking to impress the sports nerds in the room with a few of your own facts, or you're simply a true connoisseur of arguably useless knowledge, here's some fun trivia for you about Super Bowl 2012. Five Fun Facts About the Super Bowl So who will come out with a fourth title? Finally, here's some actual useful knowledge to have heading into Sunday. Where: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Kickoff Time: …
The team has been to the Super Bowl five previous times. What traditions do you and your friends have to ensure a Pats victory?
Have you been wearing the same jersey every game day all season? Do you have a rabbits foot that you've colored red, white, and blue? This year Tom Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, is asking her friends and family to pray for a Patriot's victory and to "envision him [Brady] happy and fulfilled experiencing with his team a victory this Sunday," according to the Boston Globe. Whether it's through prayer, an athlete wearing the same socks for every game, or a construction worker burying a Boston Red Sox jersey underneath the new Yankee stadium, sports enthusiasts often go the extra mile to keep providence on their side, even when it may not make sense to outsiders. Charlestown, how do you keep bad luck at bay? Will you be choosing what …
The remote's been dug out of the couch, everyone's got their jersey on, and, just as the coin is tossed, the doorbell rings. Which restaurant would you have ordered from?
Let us know who has the most poppin' poppers, the most buffalo-ed wings, and the beefiest beef, and which restaurants fall short during a mid-day rush with late deliveries, mistakes, or even bad food. Your opinion could result in someone's game day delight or delivery downfall!
Police will be out in full force, using a helicopter to keep a tight lid on the Fenway and North Station areas Sunday.
Boston police are urging Patriots fans to celebrate responsibly this weekend but are planning to keep tight control of the city in case things get out of control. To help them keep an eye on fans, especially in the Fenway and North Station areas, police will have helicopters out that can take incriminating photos of out-of-control partiers or quickly direct officers to any problem areas, according to an article in the Boston Herald. “Don’t do things that will get you in trouble, because our detectives will pursue anyone who breaks things and assaults people,” Boston police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said, according to the story. “They will track people down.” To help set guidelines for enjoying the game in a way that keeps fans out of …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Please, add more local specials to the ones we've already received.
Charlestown Patch called a number of businesses this week asking which will offer some kind of Super Bowl special. The following businesses have sent us information about their Super Bowl specials. If you know of another Super Bowl deal in town, please either email it to email@example.com or add it to comments below this article. Andiamo The City Square eatery is offering the following Super Bowl specials. Call Andiamo at (617) 242-730 for more information. Warren Tavern The Warren Tavern will be featuring the Super Bowl on five wide screen HD TVs. The restaurant will also have free appetizers during halftime along with prizes. For more information, call 617 241 8142.