Archive for Philadephia

The Winter Classic

Jan 01, 2016 No Comments by

by the Angry Traveler It’s New Year’s Eve – 90 miles from your house, the New Year’s Party you’re committed to attending and you’ve got 2 tickets to see a bunch of washed up ex-NHL’s drag themselves around the ice for a little while in the City of Brotherly Love. Whaddya gonna do? I’ll tell […]

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My First Night Game

Aug 15, 2014 1 Comment by

By Gretchen K. In the process of cleaning my desk I found these tickets (stubs) from a Phillies game I attended summer 2009. It was the first night game I ever went to. It was an absolutely a beautiful night. The Phillies lost…however…but the time spent with my children, husband, aunt & uncle was priceless! […]

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Joe Rogan from Fear Factor to Stand Up Comedy

Aug 02, 2014 No Comments

I have been a number of times helium_cluband have never been disappointed by the acts. This night in particular was headlined by Joe Rogan, known from Fear Factor and UFC.

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A Press Pass for the 76ers-Denver Nuggets

Dec 01, 2013 No Comments

A Press Pass for the 76ers-Denver Nuggets by Joe Miele I was a freshman at Drexel University in Philadelphia in 1978 and working at the campus radio station. One of the “perks” of the gig was the ability to score press box seats for local pro teams. This night, I was lucky enough to go […]

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Army – Navy Game – 1973

Nov 23, 2013 1 Comment

Army – Navy Game – 1973 by Gary S. My cousin was a Midshipman at the United States Naval Academy and he invited my family to go to the Army vs. Navy Football in 1973 game. The game was held at the old JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa. That year the game ended in the […]

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The Army – Navy Game – always a classic

Nov 12, 2013 No Comments

by Donald Mallard My cousin was a Midshipman at the United States Naval Academy and he invited my family to go to the Army vs. Navy Football in 1973 game. The game was held at the old JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa. This year the game ended in the worst lost that the Army Black […]

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“Doc”tober – Halladay History

Oct 29, 2013 3 Comments

In 1992, my boss took me to The Spectrum in Philadelphia to see the NCAA  Men’s Division I East Regional final. With 2.1 seconds remaining in OT, Grant Hill threw a pass the length of the court to Christian Laettner, who dribbled once, turned, and hit a jumper as time expired to seal Duke’s 104-103 […]

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History – thanks to a friend named Steve

Oct 22, 2013 2 Comments

Received a call from my friend Steve on Tuesday evening, with an extra ticket to Game 1 of the NLDS game Phillies vs. Reds 10/06/10; little did I realize at the time that I would be witnessing baseball history (thanks to a friend named Steve) the start of Doc-tober. Roy ‘Doc’ Halladay throws a no […]

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Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Jul 29, 2013 No Comments

The soccer game was the last game of the season, and it was against New York. My boyfriend is a soccer trainer in New Jersey, and a parent offered us the tickets. We didn’t realize it until we got there, but we were sitting in the section right next to the raucous NY fans, and […]

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra (they did the beer commercial!)

Jul 03, 2013 No Comments

When I was asked if I wanted to see Trans-Siberian Orchestra (they did the beer commercial!), I thought it was a joke. Once it was explained to me that these were the people responsible for the awesome beer commercial that is played every Christmas, I was onboard. The crazy eclectic mixture of what happened just […]

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