It's Friday, and that's great, but if you're like me, you're looking forward to Sunday, when you can belly up for a full slate of NFL action. Where to watch? Red's.
Who you’re rooting for: In past years, Eagles, Bears and Colts fans appeared to outnumber all the others. But this year, insufferable—and long-suffering—Browns fans are turning out in impressive numbers, earning rights to the largest flat screen in the house. The Browns fans are known for throwing chairs and cheering louder than anyone else—even if it’s only for a first down, which, for them, is a pretty big deal.
Atmosphere: Red’s has more than a dozen flat-screen HD TVs surrounded by all sorts of old-school sports memorabilia. Plus it has video poker machines and a snack machine, should the free peanuts, the shells of which cover the floor by day’s end, not suffice.
What you’re drinking: Pitchers and pitchers of light beer. But if your game begins at 11 a.m., you might start out with a Bloody Mary. At halftime, wash down a take-out burger from the nearby Missoula Club.
How to find it: 217 Ryman Street, near the corner of Ryman and Main. On Sundays, just follow the amped-up guys wearing NFL jerseys.
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