It's been 24 years since Stamford High alum Craig Bingham last wore the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's still amazed by the passion of the team's fans, especially as Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Green Bay Packers.
"The town [Pittsburgh] goes crazy,'' said Craig, who played at Stamford High and Syracuse before going on to a five-year pro career that included a stop in San Diego. "I've never seen anything like it, where things just shut down on game day."
Bingham has remained in the Pittsburgh area after his playing days and still maintains a relationship
Packers fans, Steelers fans — show your Stamford neighbors your photos of you, your family and friends wearing Steelers or Packers gear. Show us how you're supporting your team in the big game. Show us the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat.
And if you don't root for Pittsburgh or Green Bay, you can still share your Super Bowl scenes with us — even if you're wearing a Jets, Giants or Denver Broncos jersey, we’ll post your photos. We'd especially love to see photos by anyone from Stamford who goes to the game in Dallas.
Plenty of super Super Bowl parties will be rocking around our towns this weekend. You just need to know where to look. Here are a few area hot spots that will be hosting happening happenings. But if you’re headed to one of these bashes, better snag a sitter for the kiddos.
Fairfield: Flipside Burger and Bar will offer beer and wing specials, with free hors d’oeuvres at half time. Find Flipside Burger and Bar at 1125 Post Road, in Fairfield.
Greenwich: Beach House Café will have beer and appetizers specials on tap, and plenty of big screen televisions where
Next weekend’s Super Bowl party on your agenda is no excuse to fall prey to a frumpy ensemble. You can show your support for your team, or just the game itself, and still look cute. Here are a few fumble-free fashion tips to help step up your Super Bowl style.1. Dress like a football fan, not a football player – If you’re going jersey, then girl it up with your hottest pair of skinny jeans and a killer boot – with a heel. 2. Score extra points for accessorizing – It may be football, but it’s still a party. So sport your shiniest earrings and a bag that sparkles.
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