Watch Cleveland Browns 2019 Preseason Games in NYC

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Can’t wait for the NFL season to kick off? The Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC will be showing Cleveland Browns’ 2019 preseason games at our official viewing site and Cleveland sports bar:

Brother Jimmy’s BBQ – Murray Hill
181 Lexington Ave (corner of E. 31st)
New York, NY 10016
» Click here for Map

Cleveland Browns Preseason Watch Parties in NYC:

W1: Thu, Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm vs Redskins
W2: Sat, Aug 17 @ 4:00pm vs Colts
W3: Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:30 vs Bucs
W4: Thu, Aug 29 @ 7:30pm vs Lions

These games are NOT on local TV. Our friends at Brother Jimmy’s have purchased the preseason NFL Game Day package so we’ve got you covered.

Cleveland-only specials include:

  • Half price wings & BBQ sliders
  • Coors Light: $3 drafts, $12 pitchers
  • Blue Moon: $4 drafts, $16 pitches

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Browns vs Jets in NYC: Tickets, Welcome Party & Tailgate – All You Need To Know

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Are you going to the Browns vs Jets Monday Night Football game on Sep 16th in NYC?

The Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC have group tickets at face-value, will be hosting a Welcome Party Sunday night, and are co-hosting a massive tailgate (drink tickets below).

Here’s everything you need to know:

Where can I get tickets to the game?

» Buy Game tickets now!

Sit with your fellow Browns fans and beat the secondary ticket market, which already has a MASSIVE markup. We’ve got face-value tickets at 3 different price tiers.

Info on our Sunday night Welcome Party:

WHEN: Sunday, Sep 15th @ 8pm

WHERE: Brother Jimmy’s Murray Hill
181 Lexington Ave (corner of E. 31st)
New York, NY 10016nfo o
» Click here for Map

WHAT:
– Giant party for all local and visiting Browns fans
– Meet & Greet / Autograph session: former Browns players (TBD)
– Browns’ executives and ownership in the house
– Raffling off a ton of autographed prizes and gear
– Food & drink specials (half price wings, sliders, tots, & beer specials)
– We’ll be airing last year’s Browns vs Jets game (and Sunday Night Football)

Details for the game-day tailgate:

WHEN: Monday, Sep 16th @ 3:30pm – 7:30pm
WHERE: MetLife Stadium, Parking Lot TBD

WHAT: a massive 1,000+ person tailgate, co-organized and run by the GNATS Tailgaters who are visiting us from Cleveland. All Browns fans are welcome and we’ll be joined by our friends from the Brooklyn Browns Backers as well as chapters from New Jersey.

In order to adequately order enough beer & booze for our tailgate, we’re asking everyone to please purchase your drink tickets in advance of the tailgate. Simply go through the link below and you’ll be given a wristband when you show up.

» BUY TAILGATE DRINK TICKETS

PRE-SALE // Ends Sep 12th:
– $23, all you can drink beer & booze
– $7, all you can drink water & soda

AT THE TAILGATE (If you don’t buy a ticket before):
– $30, all you can drink beer & booze
– $10, all you can drink water & soda

Other tailgate details:
– We’ll have a DJ providing tunes
– Bartenders mixing up drinks
– Cornhole tournament for cash
– 50/50 raffle for cash, OBJ jersey, Joe Thomas Bobblehead
– Other hijinks and tomfoolery

Note: Because it’s a night game, we’re not going to be serving food at the tailgate. So eat before or BYO snacks, sandwiches, and whatever else you want to munch on. MetLife stadium also has really good food options once you get into the stadium. 

GETTING TO THE GAME:
You can get to and from MetLife stadium via the train, bus from port authority, or Uber, all of which are detailed on their stadium website.

Also, our friends at the Brooklyn Browns Backers have rented a bus for the Jets game. They’re doing a pickup in Manhattan for those interested, then heading to our massive CLE tailgate. Email Rich if you’re interested in securing a bus seat.

Still have a question about the big weekend? Email us.

THE PAUL BROWN PODCAST:
Our chapter President joined Browns super-fan Paul Brown on his weekly podcast, discussing the planned festivities for the Browns vs Jets weekend in NYC, the origin of our infamous Shot-Penguin, and how we’ve grown our chapter into one of the most exciting and rowdy Backers groups in the world.

» Give it a listen when you’ve got 20 mins

Lastly, be sure to follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

And if you haven’t already, please do officially join our chapter. It’s absolutely free and helps us get recognition by the Cleveland Browns organization and among other chapters around the country.

Browns vs Jets MNF game: Group tickets now LIVE!

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The Cleveland Browns are playing the Jets Week 2 on Monday Night Football, Sep 16th.

The Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC have secured group tickets at face value, allowing you to sit with your fellow Browns fans and beat the secondary ticket market, which already has a MASSIVE markup.

These tickets are going to sell out fast. DO. NOT. WAIT.

>> BUY TICKETS NOW

Tickets are available at 3 different price tiers. Prices below INCLUDE all fees:

300 level corner: $71.28 ($120 on StubHub)

300 level prime: $90.43 ($160 on StubHub)

Mezzanine End zone: $101.06 ($170 on StubHub)

Looking for details on our Welcome Party and massive game-day tailgate? Look no further: here’s everything you need to know about the Browns vs Jets weekend in NYC.

Lastly, be sure to follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Join our Cleveland Browns Draft Party in NYC, April 25th at 8pm

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The Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC will be hosting our 2019 NFL Draft watch party on Thursday, April 25th at 8:00pm at our official viewing location, Brother Jimmy’s Murray Hill.

For the first time in forever, we don’t have a 1st round pick (unless Dorsey makes moves, which would surprise no one).

BUT THAT DOESN’T MATTER! We’re still going to have our annual draft party, aka Super Bowl Warm-Up Party, talk football with our fellow Browns fans, welcome new fans who have recently moved to the Big Apple (and those who have jumped on the OBJ bandwagon — you’re still more than welcome).

For all Browns fans in attendance – you get to make your own PICK from our draft specials:
– 1 free draft beer
– 1 free shot
– 1 free order of tater tots

We’ll be upstairs at the main bar, with the front stage area and all the tables by the bar reserved for Backers.

181 Lexington Ave (corner of E. 31st)
New York, NY 10016
» Click here for Map

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Browns vs Jets: Ticket sales, tailgating info, welcome party in NYC

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The Cleveland Browns will be playing the NY Jets during the 2019 NFL season and the Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC will be your official source for group tickets, tailgating info and everything else you need to know about the weekend.

We’ll also be hosting the “Welcome Party” for all Browns Backers the night before the big game — hopefully with some Browns alumni and special guests in attendance.

As soon as the official schedule is released (mid-April after the draft), we’ll be able to finalize details and launch our ticket portal for Browns Backers. Bookmark this page and check back soon after dates are official.

What’s being planned:

Group Tickets: we’re running point with the Jets ticket office to guarantee dedicated group tickets for 4 different price tiers: Mezzanine A and B, 300 level prime, 300 level corner/endzone and club seats.

Tailgate: we’re working to secure a massive area to accommodate all our rowdiness and pre-game hi-jinks to serve as a home base for all Browns fans in attendance.

Welcome Party: we’ll be hosting the night-before-party for everyone visiting the Big Apple that weekend at our official viewing location, Brother Jimmy’s Murray Hill.

 

 

Ding dong, the witch is dead. Hue Jackson out as Cleveland Browns head coach.

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Hue Jackson is out as head coach of the Cleveland Browns and this group of Browns backers couldn’t be happier.

Jackson was an abomination of a coach, constantly making excuses for his ineptitude or wrongfully placing blame on just about anyone else except for himself.

Facts don’t lie: Jackson’s 36 losses in 40 games are the worst for any head coach in the history of the league (note: we didn’t fact check this, but frankly, we don’t care).

No coach has ever been more deserving of being fired: he made bad teams historically terrible, all while trying to place his own brand above deserved criticism.

Alas, life as a Browns fan will continue even though winning football is far from assured. Knowing the Browns, it will get worse before it gets better. But we here at the Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC promise that we’ll continue to be there for you, providing a safe-haven for CLE fans every Sunday, offering a shoulder to cry on and serving up many, many beers and Penguin shots to momentarily forget your misery (and sobriety).

Here we go Brownies, here we go…

No beer for you! Cleveland Browns legal department squashes our self-made ‘victory fridge’

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NEW YORK, NY – This morning we received a phone call from the Cleveland Browns legal department, asking us to remove all mention of our self-made ‘victory fridge’ from all social media channels as we featured a beer that was not an official advertiser of the organization, in conjunction with Browns’ logos.

As the story goes, Bud Light and the Cleveland Browns thought it a wise marketing effort to design ‘victory fridges’ which some have argued capitalizes on the despair and heartache of Browns fans, adding fuel to the fire that is our existence in football futility.

The concept was simple: if the Cleveland Browns ever win a game, these fridges would unlock, allowing thirsty Browns fans to celebrate with free beer, as if to miraculously quench the last 632 days we’ve spent since the Browns last won a football game.

Let it be known, that as upstanding members of the Browns Backers’ community, the Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC have obliged and wiped clean our digital history and want to apologize if we have offended the commercial folks over in Berea.

Despite what many thought to be a questionable marketing concept from Bud Light, team officials embraced the opportunity, with Browns chief operating officer Dave Jenkins stating,

“Obviously, we are nowhere near satisfied with our win totals in recent seasons, and our fans deserve much better. While some may characterize it as celebrating one victory, we view this as an opportunity to thank Browns fans for their unwavering support while also looking forward to our goal of rewarding Cleveland with a consistently winning football team.”

Within minutes of ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell breaking the original Bud Light story, we were inundated with inquires from our dedicated Big Apple Browns Backers members, asking us to contact Bud Light in hopes of getting our own fridge. Upon request, we were informed by our local Bud Light distributor that the fridges would not be made available to any bars outside of Cleveland. Fair enough.

As one of the largest Browns Backers chapters in the entire country, known to draw crowds of 200-400 rabid CLE fans any given Sunday, we were clearly discouraged by their decision. In an attempt to reward our members for their unwavering support we decided to make our own victory fridge, filled with bottles of champagne, cinnamon-flavored whiskey and lots of a beer that-is-not-to-be-named.

Sadly, the Cleveland Browns and Bud Light did not share our enthusiasm, and called with a stern cease-and-desist request because we placed decals on our fridge that used the Cleveland Browns logo and word-mark, which are not allowed to be associated with a non-paying team advertiser, given the established Cleveland Browns Backers Bylaws.

We get it and we’ve fixed it. Clearly it wasn’t our intention to get anyone in trouble here.

Over the last 7 seasons, we have grown our chapter into one of the most dedicated & diehard the Browns Backers Worldwide have to offer. Our members show up every Sunday, loss after loss, taking time out of their busy lives to support a team that continuously lets them down every single week.

Over that same time period, the Cleveland Browns have embarrassed their fan-base, going 24-78 (.235), becoming just the second team in NFL history to go 0-16, and are SO bad that their official beer sponsor thought it would be justifiable to celebrate that losing-effort with a marketing gimmick.

Cleveland Browns, we hear you loud and clear. Noted, acknowledged and remedied. Call off the lawyers — we need to save those legal fees for half-priced wings and $12 pitchers of not-Bud Light.

Note: Fox 8 Cleveland covered our win fridge saga on the Sep 18th evening news. Video below.