Falls Church establishments ready to party it up for the big game.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Facebook data shows most Northern Virginia users are rooting for the Baltimore Ravens, switching their allegiance (temporarily) from the Washington Redskins.
It's not a surprise that most Facebook users in Northern Virginia and D.C. started the football season solidly supporting the Washington Redskins—even though many people who live here came from someplace else. "While winning seems to matter, NFL teams have local followings that are probably heavily influenced by family ties and/or where a person grew up," according to Facebook, which recently compiled data on Facebook users who are fans of an NFL team on the social network. During the regular season, Redskins fans on Facebook are likely to be friends with fans of the Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants—most of those are geographically close to the D.C. area, Facebook reports. But…
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Friday, February 1, 2013
The State Theatre is hosting a free Super Bowl party and several restaurants are running specials for the big game.
Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers fans and just football fans alike will be watching Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. In Falls Church, the State Theatre is where the biggest Super Bowl party will be. Admission to the party is free and food and drinks will be sold. Doors open at 4 p.m. and Super Bowl coverage on the big screen starts at 6:30 p.m. There are other places showing the Super Bowl in Falls Church Sunday and here are some of the specials you can find around town: Did we miss any specials at your favorite watering hole? Post them in the comments below or click on a listing above and review and rate the bar on Patch.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Samantha Wright moved to Falls Church from the Bay area and brought her love for the Super Bowl XLVII-bound San Francisco 49ers with her.
Samantha Wright has followed the San Francisco 49ers since 1993 when she lived there for work. A Northern Virginia native who moved to Falls Church in 2000, Wright still follows her team and is all ready for Sunday’s Super Bowl. She believes her 49ers will pull out a 28-24 victory over the Baltimore Ravens and add to the Super Bowl folklore. “My favorite memory of the 49ers in a Super Bowl was Super Bowl XXIX – 'The California Bowl' - San Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers,” Wright said. “My husband and I were living in San Francisco at the time. I remember watching the first few minutes of the game and when Steve Young threw that 44-yard touchdown pass to Jerry Rice, I thought to myself – ‘GAME OVER!’ I was right as the 49ers went …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Find out where like-minded fans will be gathering to watch Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, when the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers.
Super Bowl XLVII is coming up Sunday in New Orleans — the Baltimore Ravens will face the San Francisco 49ers. An added twist this year is brother vs. brother head coaches. Jim Harbaugh coaches the 49ers, and his brother John coaches the Ravens. When these two teams square off Sunday, it will be the fifth time they've done so since the 1996 season. Baltimore has won three games — in 2003, 2007 and 2011. San Francisco won in 1996. [More: History of the San Francisco 49ers - Ravens games.] Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVII in Arlington and Washington Arlington has plenty of sports bars with big screens and big specials for the big game. The Baltimore Ravens Fan Group — Virginia DC Metro Chapter is watching Superbowl XLVII at Rock Bottom …