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Best of NJ’s Ultimate Guide to Super Bowl Sunday

It’s the most official unofficial holiday in America. One of the most-watched broadcasts in America every year. No, we’re not talking about the season premiere of Game of Thrones; we’re talking about Super Bowl Sunday. The Super Bowl has been held every year since 1967 (a game which saw the Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10).

Though the teams involved may change each year, one thing remains the same; Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest parties of the year.

To help make your Super Bowl parties the best they can be, we’re rounding up all of our featured game day stories. From tips on how to survive a party when you’re bringing young ones, to annual cheat sheets that help you brush up on your AFC/NFC facts, we’ve got everything you need to be the MVP (most valuable party-goer). Be sure to check back often as it gets closer to the big game for new and updated content.


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Featured Super Bowl Stories


New Jersey Roots Run Deep in Super Bowl LI

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10 Local Must-Try Beers for Your Super Bowl Party

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Super Bowl 411: Your Cheat Sheet to the Big Game

Composite image of american football player holding up footballYou’ve seen the Facebook updates every Sunday. You’ve listened in as your friends argued about the merits of each player, silently nodding in agreement. And now, the big day is finally here: Super Bowl Sunday. More importantly, it’s the day of the Super Bowl party. How are you going to make it through without knowing who’s who? Of course, you can’t wait to settle on your friend’s couch and watch…


7 Tips for Surviving the Super Bowl with Kids

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Super Bowl Party Cocktails to Try

Cctel 15Pizza or wings? Nachos or seven-layer dip? No matter what’s on the menu, tasty drinks are required. If you’re stuck on finding a football-themed beverage that isn’t Gatorade, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re attending a party or hosting Game Day at home, these Super Bowl-inspired cocktails are designed to please every fan…