Tropicana Field – East-West Shrine Game

Tropicana Field – East-West Shrine Game

The East-West Shrine Game is a college football all-star game that has the unique distinction of being both filled with historic significance and helping to support a worthy cause. Started in 1925, the annual contest is between some of the best senior college football players in both the United States and Canada. Proceeds from the event support the Shriners Hospitals for Children, meaning fans in attendance can take pride in the fact that they are watching great football, while also supporting a charity that is close to the hearts of many around the country.

Memorial Stadium – Indiana Hoosiers

Memorial Stadium – Indiana Hoosiers

The Bloomington, Indiana version of Memorial Stadium, also known as “The Rock,” is home to the Indiana Hoosiers football team. The facility was recently renovated to enclose the entirety of the stadium, setting the capacity at 52,929 fixed seats. One of the most notable features is the limestone rock down by the Indiana locker room that players are greeted by when they enter and exit the field.

Regional Foods:  Central Connecticut’s Steamed Burgers

Regional Foods: Central Connecticut’s Steamed Burgers

Ask any sports fan, no, ask any American, what their favorite food is, and the answer will often be “hamburger.” Ask these same people how they like their burger, and you will likely not hear the same answer twice. The hamburger is a most versatile food, with infinite ways to cook, accessorize and serve. If you venture to a few small towns in central Connecticut, you will find them prepared in a most unusual manner: they are steamed.