Falstaff wrote:Yes, the Wing Bowl - Philadelphia's annual celebration of gluttony, inebriation and bad taste. Keep in mind that Philly is the town that jeered and threw beer bottles at Santa Claus - all part of daily life in the City of Brotherly Love.
When I was younger and with a smaller company I used to take my staff (all IT guys) there for "Team Building". We couldn't drink because we were all on-call but I doubt that's something I would even try anymore.
Never heard of beer bottles but yes, snow balls and most people who call themselves football fans dont know the whole story there (my Father and his brother were at the game) . It was 1968 and the Eagles had a cheapskate owner by the name of Jerry Wolman. They promised something special for the kids at Christmas and sold quite a few game time tickets to a Redskins game. So they had Santa circling the inside of the stadium throwing handfulls of penny candy to the kid and worse, it wasn't even making it to the stands. Parents got pissed, it snowed the night before and wham.
Another popular and true Eagles story is told by former player an CBS announcer Tom Brookshier. He was getting out of his car at a Sunday game an heard a loud chorus of boos, he looked at his watch and started running thinking he was late. Turns out the fans were booing a College band practicing before the game