Posts about ‘Events’

“Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.” So said George Frederick Will, a true American, a Pulitzer Prize winner and author of two best-selling books about baseball. But enough about Mr. Will. Onto baseball. Specifically, the National League and the best baseball cities. Okay, brief history…go! [read more…]

70% of football fans would travel to a game. Which may seem like a lot, until you consider the heated, bitter and incredibly fun rivalries between teams. So forget the fall foliage and pumpkin spice, fall is really all about the football—at least according to our Football Fandex Survey. What’s more, those crazies you see on TV dressed head-to-toe in their team’s [read more…]

The semifinal college football playoffs game at the Fiesta Bowl 2016 kicks off Saturday, December 31 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Don’t pass on the 46th annual event, where the winner will go off to compete against the winner of the Peach Bowl semifinals in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. So, [read more…]

Whether you’re into pumpkins or podcasts, biergartens or blues music, these fall festivals are worth falling for. Oktoberfest Denver When and where: Sept. 23–25 and Sept. 30–Oct.2 in Denver There’s no shortage of German-inspired festivals this time of year, but how many have stein hoisting (only the strong survive), wiener dog races and the the Keg Bowling National Championships? You’ll [read more…]

Thoroughbred racing and bourbon sipping are age-old traditions in Louisville, but let’s not distill this quirky-cool, forward-thinking Kentucky city’s offerings to just horses and booze. (Or let’s.) Either way, as the WWE: Live event slams into town today, we take a look (in no particular order) at other fun things to do in Louisville, between rounds. 1. [read more…]

Think Saturday, October 15, 2016 is just another ordinary Saturday? Think again! October 15th is Sweetest Day, a lesser-known, less-pressure-y version of Valentine’s Day. It’s a great (and more unexpected) day to surprise your sweetheart with a little gift, a card, or a kind gesture. But why not up the ante and whisk your beloved [read more…]

Hello there. Do you like beer? Do you like sausage? If you’re nodding your head ‘yes,’ then it might not be a big jump to think you might enjoy an Oktoberfest celebration. But the original Oktoberfest, a festival dedicated to all things autumnal and German, is all the way in Munich! We can’t afford Munich right [read more…]

Labor Day weekend may mark the unofficial end of summer, but it should be by no means depressing! That extra day off gives us a chance to squeeze in one more summer vacay, filled with barbecues, fireworks and plenty of All-American goodness. It’s a time to get outside, to explore, to cook out, to see a [read more…]

Although we all long to cheer along at some certain summer games as a USA athlete claims the gold, the sky-high costs of getting to Rio will keep most of us away. Fortunately for all of us bound to the states, we can visit the beautiful relics of of the 1996 games in Atlanta. And what better [read more…]

Take me out to the ballgame…all over the world! International baseball is a very real phenomenon, and one that’s more popular than you might think. Here are a few other cities whose passion for sunny summer days, stealing home, and curveballs would rival that of any U.S. city. Toronto, Canada   Yes folks, Toronto loves to play [read more…]