February Fun at Foley’s
Photo: Dave SchofieldFOLEY’S NEWS FLASHFebruary 2011 EventsOur 7th anniversary “party with a purpose” featuring special guest bartender Brian Cashman raised $1,200 to benefit Ed Randall’s Bat for the Cure, which promotes prostate cancer awareness. In case you had not seen, the event generated a lot of press, including the entire back page of the Daily News and plenty of TV coverage, including a 4-minute piece on MLB Network and MLB.com. Thanks again to the Yankees GM-Irish American Baseball Hall of Famer for a job well done!Dewar’s Scotch Tasting (Thurs, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m.)Free Tasting of Dewar’s Special Reserve Scotch Aged 12 years.Super Bowl Party! (Sun, Feb. 6)Watch the Big Game on our 13 big screens. For Packer fans, we will offer the Cheesehead Burger w/ four types of cheese (American, Swiss, Cheddar and Mozzarella),Aaron Rogers Cheese Curds, and the Donald Screw-Driver. For Steelers fans, we’ll again offer our popular Roethlis-Burger (bacon cheeseburger served “Pittsburgh style” w/ fries on the sandwich), “Stairway to 7&7” cocktails and Iron City Beer.The Day We Have Been Waiting For – Spring Training Begins!Pitchers and Catchers report on Feb. 13! To celebrate the return of baseball in 2011, we will offer $11 Pitchers of Bud and $11 “Catch of the Day” (Fish & Chips) during the weekend of Fri, Feb. 11 — Sun, Feb. 13.Commemorate the St. Valentine’s Day MassacreLong before it became Foley’s, 18 West 33rd St. was a speakeasy. To commemorate the 1929 St. Valentine’s Day massacre involving Al Capone’s and Bugs Moran’s gangs, we will have Speakeasy Prohibition Ale at “throwback” prices on Feb. 14. Anyone dressed in 1920s garb gets their first beer at 1920s’ pricing: a nickel. (If you don’t want to dress up, we will have $1 off Prohibition Ale and off “Bathtub Gin” & Tonics.) Speakeasy is the first of our new “Beer of the Month” promotions.Dog Days at Foley’s (Mon, Feb. 14 – Tues, Feb. 15)Get over the Dog Days of Winter at Foley’s. In honor of the Westminster Dog Show at MSG, we’ll have hot dogs served in different styles. Specials include: Boston Terrier (served with a Sam Adams); French Poodle (served with French mustard, French Fries and a French Martini); German Shepherd (served Sauerkraut and Radeberger beer), Irish Wolfhound (hot dog topped with Irish Cheese served with Smithwick’s); English Bulldog (hot dog served with baked beans Newcastle), Great Dane (hot dog wrapped in Danish bacon and served with Captain Lawrence beer), and Chihuahua (a chili dog with Corona). We’ll also have a Cute Canine Contest: Post a picture of your pooch on our Fan Page (www.facebook.com/FoleysNYPub) and the cutest canine will win a prize.Daytona 500 Viewing Party (Sun., Feb. 20)Start your engines as the NASCAR season kicks off with the Daytona 500 on 2-20-11. We’ll have sound on the big screens and beer specials as 43 of the best stock car drivers in the world compete in “The Great American Race!”Saturday, Feb. 26Foley’s is honoring Johnny Cash, still one of the most popular singers in Ireland, and the legendary Jackie Gleason, two former customers of Papa John’s (at Toots Shor’s and the Derragarra Inn). Both were born on Feb. 26, so on Fri, Feb 25 and Sat, Feb. 26, we’ll feature the “Ralph Kramden Krabcake Sandwich” with “Onion Rings of Fire” or “Forty Shades of Green Salad” for $12. We’ll also offer Jackie’s favorite libation, Dewar’s 12-Year-Old Scotch on the Rocks, for $7.NHL HockeyWe carry the entire NHL package on our 11 big screens. Be sure to visit our Hockey Wall with pucks signed by Messier, LeMieux, Leetch, Crosby and other NHL greats! .College BasketballAsk us to put your favorite team on the big screens. If we have it, we’ll show it. Don’t wait ’til March to watch college hoops.Premier League and European LeaguesCatch what the rest of the world calls “football” at Foley’s on the big screens.Late Night Specials – After 10:00 PM$4 Absolut and Jameson’s drinks, $3 Danny Boy and Bushmills Whiskeys, and $2 off draft beers!Baseball Birthday BonanzaFoley’s celebrates the birthdays of major league greats every day. Highlights: Feb. 5: Hank Aaron Home Run Platter; Feb. 6: Babe Ruth Burger; Feb.22: Sparky Anderson’s Manager’s Special; Feb.24: Paul O’Neill’s Fiery Hot Chili; and Feb.26: Grover Cleveland (Brandy) Alexander.Our Collection Grows and GrowsFoley’s memorabilia collection continues to grow. New additions include the water bottle used by Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in the NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1st, 2011, and our new display of World Series Rings, that you can touch (but not try on, sorry).Irish American Baseball Hall of FameWho will be the 2011 Inductees? Nominations will be announced soon! Visit the new web site: www.irishbaseballhall.com and become a fan on Facebook:www.facebook.com/irishbaseballhall.Foley’s Club HouseLooking for a place to hang out with your buddies and watch a game? Foley’s Club House features big screen TVs and great sports memorabilia. For bookings, call us at (212) 290-0080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Going to an event at Madison Square Garden? Visit Foley’s First!