For a little while now, the New England Patriots official website has been showing some love to Patriots fan clubs all around the country – and the world. In the "Lifestyle" section, they’ve picked a different Patriots fan club in a different city every month and told the club’s story – how they got together, what kind of traditions they have, and where they meet up.
July’s club of the month is Baltimore, and they sound like they’re hanging tough in a city where one of New England’s biggest AFC rivals play.
You can read the whole article on the Patriots’ website, but here’s a few fun facts about the Baltimore branch of Patriots Nation, in case you ever find yourself in Charm City:
-Baltimore New England Patriots Fans was started by a Connecticut guy named Jason in 2014, who says the first thing he ever bought with his own money was an Andre Tippett action figure.
-BNEPF (that’s a mouthful) meets up at a bar called Canton Dockside, and judging by the menu, it looks delicious.
-They’re 400 members deep on Facebook.
Moving away from home can be tough, but fellow football fans, good food and drinks, and a good place to hang out can make getting used to a new city a whole lot better.
Unless you’re in Alaska, in which case, you’re out of luck – or it’s up to you to start one.