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Ford Field - Home of The Detroit Lions & Super Bowl XL

SUPER BOWL XL COMING TO DETROIT

Bay City Local Sports Bar & Grill Owners Prepare Festivities

January 22, 2006       Leave a Comment
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

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Sunday, February 5, 2006
SUPERBOWL XL - 40th Anniversary
GAME TIME is 6pm on ABC


Detroit's, Ford Field, the $500 million dollar project which was completed in August 2002, is in the heart of downtown Detroit's entertainment district and will be packed with NFL Football Fans and fill the 65,000 seats including 8,500 club seats that feature private lounges, upscale food service and private parking not to mention the rest of the 1.85 million sq.ft. of restaurants, concessions and retail.

The last time the SuperBowl was held in Michigan was Super Bowl XVI at the Pontiac Silverdome January 24, 1982.
San Francisco 26, Cincinnati 21.
MVP Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco.



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The game will be broadcast to a potential world wide audience of 1 billion in more than 224 countries and territories. And in Bay City, local bars and restaurants are making Super Bowl plans.


According to http://www.superbowl.com , The legendary Rolling Stones, are taking a break from their "A Bigger Bang" World Tour and will preform in the Half time Show. "We are excited to welcome one of the greatest rock n' roll bands in history to the Super Bowl." said Steve Bornstein, the NFL's executive vice president of media and president and CEO of NFL Network. "As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Super Bowl this season, it is fitting we work with The Rolling Stones whose music has thrillled audiences around the world for years." adds, Bornstein. "We are thrilled to perform for millions of fans at one of the most exciting and highly aticipated sporting events of the year!" said the Rolling Stones.



PITTSBURGH STEELERS (AFC)
VS.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (NFC)


Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Denver Broncos 34-17 for the AFC Championship.
Pittsburgh's last appearance at the Super Bowl was 10 years ago in Super Bowl XXX when they were defeated by Dallas 27-17.

Steeler QB, Ben Roethlisberger had a brilliant afternoon, throwing for 275 yards and two scores, and Jerome Bettis extended his career one more game. According to NFL.com, Bettis shouted, "We're going home!" as the game wore down and he celebrated on the sideline. He is, indeed, going back to his hometown of Detroit.

Seattle Seahawks Crush Carolina Panthers 34-14 for the NFC Championship.
This will be Seattle's first trip (ever) to the Super Bowl.
According to NFL.com, Shaun Alexander came back from last week's concussion to rush for a team playoff-record 132 yards and two touchdownswhile Seahawk QB, Matt Hasselbeck threw for 219 yards and two scores. "We're not done yet," Hasselbeck said. "We've got another game we've got to go win."





BAY CITY Local Sports Bar & Grill Owners
are preparing for Super Bowl festivities,
below are just a few of the participating businesses and their SUPER SPECIALS . . .






CASTAWAYS
3940 Boy Scout Rd. (On The Kawkawlin River)
Super Bowl Special "Pitcher & Pizza" for $12.00 Come watch the game on the Big Screen.




MULLIGANS PUB
109 Center Avenue
Friendliest waitresses in town will be serving you .25 cent Hot Dogs, .50 cent tacos, $1.00 off order of wings, $1.00 off pitcher of beer & .50 cents off draught beer.





BUFFALO WILD WINGS GRILL & BAR
4050 E. Wilder Rd.
(Across from the Bay City Mall)

Has 7 Big Screens and 36 TVs for your viewing pleasure and also will be having Super Bowl contests.






RATHSKELLER
600 E. Midland Street
(On the corner of Midland St. & Henry)
Happy Hours Price all day on Sunday, Feb 5th, Come watch the game on the 23 TVs and the New Plazma 23 inch screen... Call to Reserve a Table!





HOOTERS
966 E. Midland Street
(At the end of Midland Street on the River)

Don't want to miss your chance to win a TV or 2 tickets to Hooter's New Casino in LAS VEGAS!!!!






WESTOWN
(Next door to Lucky's Pub)
Come watch the Big Game on the Big 25 Ft. Screen, doors open at 3:00 pm, drink specials, free hot dogs & snacks!





The Pro Bowl follows on Sunday Feb 12, 2006 in Hawaii which the best players from the AFC will square off with the best players from the NFC.



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