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SB Nation Announcement -- Regional Sites


Some of you may have noticed big changes afoot here at SB Nation, though they haven't quite reached Rufus on Fire. SBN recently unveiled new regional hubs that will be devoted to their locales. Chicago, Boston, DC, Detroit, Arizona, and New York were first. Dallas and Houston are scheduled to launch tomorrow, and the rest of the local pages are listed on the SBN home page.

What does that mean for us? Not much at the moment, because there's no Carolina page planned. However, it does mean that if you're a fan of a couple teams in one of those locations, you've got one stop to get an overview, or you can visit the specific team blogs. Regardless of what happens with the "official" hubs, I'll try to figure out stuff to do with Cat Scratch Reader and the other local blogs. (I may be a 49ers fan, but I'm also a HUGE Jimmy Clausen proponent. Panthers fans are going to love him.) Ideas are welcome, in the comments or to

Also, to help drum up interest, SBN has put together a schedule of launch parties across the country. I've highlighted the Atlanta party, which is probably the closest one for most folks who read here, but all other parties and their dates are listed after the jump. I've been to the Cleveland location and can tell you it's a perfectly fine establishment.

6/24 Atlanta – TacoMac (Prado Location)


No booze deals

5600 Roswell Rd, Suite 3.  Sandy Springs, GA 30324

Contact: Buzz Schuster


6/10 Dallas @ Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill (Uptown Location)

o    5-8pm

§  Happy hour drink specials

§  10% discount on all menu items

Uptown Location: 3227 McKinney, Dallas TX 75204

Contact: Federico



6/14 Kansas City @ 75th St. Brewery –


$1 off well drinks/draft beers

10% off appetizers

520 W. 75th St. Kansas City MO 64114

Contact: Mac Taylor



6/15 St. Louis @ Schlafly – Tap Room Location


The Schlafly Tap Room: 2100 Locust Street (at 21st), St. Louis, MO 63103

No bar/food deals – we can’t advertise any either.  We can purchase a gift card ($20?/$25?) to raffle off and can advertise that.

The Schlafly Tap Room: 2100 Locust Street (at 21st), St. Louis, MO 63103

Contact: Kate Burrus

314-241-2337 x.228


6/16 Minnesota @ Hubert’s

7-9pm (during game)

600 North 1st Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Contact: Haley Hough



6/17 Cleveland @ Fat Heads


½ price apps (starting at 9pm)

Happy Hour 3-7pm.

24501 Lorain Rd., N. Olmstead, Oh 44070

Contact: Ted



6/21 Pittsburgh @ Carson City Saloon


Specials usually run 8-11pm, but for SBN will run 6-11pm.

25cent Wings

$2 Bud Light Drafts

$12 Call-a-Cabs (64 oz.)

Happy Hour is 5-7pm, until 7 we will get $1 off drinks and ½ of apps (not to be combined with other offer- can be separate though!)

1401 E. Carson St.- Southside, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Contact: Callen



6/22 Philly @ The Field House (Our event is inside on the Filbert St. side)


$3 domestic beer

$4 wine

$5 mixed drinks (includes 3 Olives, Stoli, Absolut, Finlandia, captain morgan, jack daniels, Jim beam, Bacardi, Tanquaray)

$5 menu: Wings, Chicken Tenders, Old Bay Fries, Nachos, & Pizza Steak Springrolls.

1150 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact: Tim Adams



6/23 Tampa @ Tampa Bay Brewing Co


$1 off drafts/wells

1600 E. 8TH Avenue, Tampa, FL

Contact: Ryan Kelly



6/28 Denver – Blake Street Tavern


Happy Hour is 3-6pm – Won’t extend happy hour.

$2 Rolling Rocks

$3 wells/domestic drafts

$4 import/craft beers & house wines.

They’ll donate a $25 gift card for us to raffle off.

(One block north of Coors Field!) 2301 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205

Contact: Chris (owner), & Cat (organizing everything for us)



6/29 LA – Capitol City – Hollywood (Not sure how we want the name to appear…check out the website and you can make final decision!)


Discounted select appetizers

$5 wells

$4 domestic beers

1615 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Brian’s Cell: 818-370-9445


6/30 Seattle @ Rock Bottom

5-8pm (Wednesday!)

Happy Hour Specials for all RSVP’s

$5 apps

$3.50 beers, wine, liquor.

1333 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Contact: Derek –