Monday, February 4, 2013
Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were the worst?
Millions of sports enthusiasts around the world and in Burlington watched Super Bowl 47 on Sunday. Likely, many tuned in just to watch Super Bowl commercials, just like they do every year. According to Ad Age, CBS essentially sold out its ad inventory for Super Bowl XLVII at prices averaging between $3.7 million and $3.8 million. More from Ad Age: The usual coterie of big sponsors is more or less on board again —hello, Pepsi! hello Bud Light! — accompanied by opportunistic, smaller brands that want to make a big splash, such as Century 21 and GoDaddy.com, both of which are also returning to the game. In addition to Ms. Patrick and Mr. Fogle, celebrities and pseudo-celebs on the ad roster will include Willem Dafoe, Amy Poehler, Bar …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are Super Bowl-bound.
If you're a New England fan, you still might be shaking your head following the Patriots loss Sunday to the Baltimore Ravens in the American Football Conference championship game. With the win, the Ravens advance to Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3 and take on the National Football Conference champ San Francisco 49ers. Those of you who aren't Patriots fans, are you glad Tom Brady's days under center are over for the season? Who will you root for on Sunday, Feb. 3? New England fans: which team will you cheer for in the Super Bowl, and why? The 49ers, because of the Patriots loss to Baltimore? Or does Baltimore deserve the Super Bowl win? Tell us in the comments. Note: This story is also published on several neighboring Patches.
Monday, February 6, 2012
What were your favorite ads from Super Bowl 46? Take our poll or share your pick in the comments section below.
The Patriots’ last-minute drive wasn’t the only thing that fell short last night during Super Bowl 46. This year’s lineup of advertisements was like Gronk’s ankle: questionable. And today, as the Monday morning quarterbacks out there rehash Tom Brady’s imperfections, plenty of casual fans around coffee shops and water coolers will be dissecting the commercials, as well. While the immediate reaction was that this year’s ads collectively didn’t stack up against some storied lineups from the past, a few have been garnering positive reviews across the interwebs. Bud Light, for instance, played to both frat boys and animal lovers in its ad featuring Weego, a rescue dog who brings cold ones when called. And the brown M&M scored points for …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The New England Patriots and the New York Giants will face off this Sunday for Super Bowl 2012.
The Super Bowl is this weekend and the New England Patriots are back in it, this time looking for revenge against the New York Giants. Fans accross the Northeast and the rest of the country will be tuning in at home, gathering in bars and Super Bowl parties, to watch the game. But you can't watch if you don't know when and where to tune in. We're here to help. Here are the basics you need to know: What time is the Super Bowl?: Kick-off is Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. ET What channel is carrying the game?: NBC Where is the Super Bowl being held?: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The Burlington Girl Scouts will be selling cookies this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Towne Liquors at 286 Cambridge Road.
The following is a press release from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts: Tired of serving the same old super bowl snacks? For this year’s party, switch it up, and buy a box of Girl Scout cookies. At only $4 a box, Girl Scout cookies are the perfect munchies for commercial breaks and half-time performances. As you support your local team, why not support the Girl Scouts in your community? To help you get set for the big game, the Burlington Girl Scouts are hosting a cookie booth on Saturday, Feb. 4,at Old Towne Liquors at 286 Cambridge Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Girl Scout Cookies not only make watching your team score sweeter, but buying a box helps build girls of courage, confidence and character. Through the cookie sales and …
Monday, January 30, 2012
We want to see how much Burlington loves the New England Patriots. Share your photos here.
Let's see how much Danvers loves the New England Patriots! We want you to upload your favorite fan photos; whether it's in the office, your Patriots pets, or your decked out car--show us how you're celebrating. Come Super Bowl Sunday, we want this page to be decked out in Burlington's Patriots pride. Upload your photo, or if you're having trouble, email Richard.Hosford@patch.com and we'll get it up. GO PATS!