Union Square Browns Backers of NYC Invade London!

Several members of the Union Square Browns Backers made the journey from New York City across the Atlantic to jolly ‘ol London, England for the Cleveland Browns Week 8 game versus the Minnesota Vikings.

Highlights included Browns owner Jimmy Haslem pouring beers behind the bar at the Browns Backers party on Saturday night, spotting Browns legends Hanford Dixon, Josh Cribbs and Jim Brown, and what turned out to be a beautiful day for football at Twickenham stadium (despite the loss).

Check out our photo album featuring the best of our member’s pics from the weekend long festivities and game day.



Largest NYC Browns Backers Bar and Chapter

We’re the largest Cleveland Browns Backers bar in all of New York City, with over 250+ rowdy fans in attendance for the NFL season kickoff. 

The Big Apple Browns Backers celebrated the 2017 NFL season at Brother Jimmy’s Murray Hill, their official Browns Backers location and the best Cleveland sports bar in New York City.

Accept no imitations! The Big Apple Browns Backers are the best and largest Cleveland Browns bar in all of New York City.

Come join us every Sunday to watch our beloved Cleveland Browns in what will hopefully not be another “rebuilding year.” We’ve got a large private room, food & drink specials and only show the Browns games. No other games, no other fans!

Be sure to follow the Big Apple Browns Backers of NYC on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for chapter news, photos, and videos.

We also get together to host watch parties for Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavs post-season games.

Cleveland Browns Backers NYC Fans Football

Cleveland Browns Backers NYC Fans Football


Browns Backers Presidents’ Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio

Our chapter President was invited to Cleveland for the annual Browns Backers Presidents’ Weekend, with representation from over 50+ chapters across the US and Canada.

Highlights from the weekend included:

  • a tour of FirstEnergy Cleveland Stadium, with on field and locker room access,
  • session with Andrew Berry, Vice President of Player Personnel, breaking down college film of WR Corey Coleman,
  • Q&A session with Browns legends Earnest Byner and Kevin Mack,
  • access to Sunday’s training camp session (with all you can eat hot dogs),
  • autograph session with the entire squad: RG3, Joe Haden, Corey Coleman, Josh Gordon, Danny Shelton, Isaiah Crowell,
  • and lastly, embarrassing kicker Travis Coons in the autograph line by telling him “he’s a handsome devil” and that he has “several marriage proposals pending from our female backers back in New York City.

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NYC Browns Backers Celebrate Cavs Game 7 Victory

Cleveland Browns Backers in NYC celebrate the Cavs NBA Finals championship at Brother Jimmy's Union Square
With over 500+ Cleveland fans in attendance for Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Union Square Browns Backers had the largest and rowdiest watch party in all of New York City. Our fans were rewarded for their dedication with the most memorable win in the history of Cleveland sports, as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in epic fashion. It was a truly insane and wonderful moment.

Tears were shed, bottles of champagne were popped, and many a shot of Fireball were taken! See below for video of the final celebration.

Thank you all the NYC based fans who showed their support throughout the playoffs. We’d also like to extend our sincere thanks to the awesome staff at Brother Jimmy’s Union Square for making us feel at home during this magical championship run. The waiters, bartenders, kitchen staff, bus boys, security and management performed with the utmost professionalism and selflessly put our celebration first. Their unquestionable support for Cleveland and our fans contributed to a memorable experience that many of us will never forget.

#ALLin216 !

Cleveland Browns Backers in NYC celebrate the Cavs NBA Finals championship at Brother Jimmy's Union Square

Cleveland Browns Backers in NYC celebrate the Cavs NBA Finals championship at Brother Jimmy's Union Square