|Photo by @ceetar|
THURSDAY APRIL 5TH: OPENING DAY
@MiFranzese to opening day tailgate action after spending last year's opener on the DL with a child's dance recital. Joining us were most of the Optimistic Black Apple Police: Handsome blogger Kerel Cooper (@ontheblack) of On The Black, The Optimistic Mets Fan (@ceetar) & Media Goon of Mets Police (@mediagoon). Additionally, Apple tailgate veterans Ron Mazzola and Luca Rispoli were there as well (once Ron got past the new Citi Field parking meters that is). For Ceetar, it was an opportunity to make another crazy burger...and he did.
|Excelent use of Cheetos|
Of course, when you cook outdoors you always run the risk of attracting bears and sure enough, we did. Fortunately these were friendly bears Joey Beartran and some of his buddies.
They were accompanied by Ed Leyro, Taryn Cooper & Denise Winter of Studious Metsimus, A Gal For All Seasons and Metscellaneous respectively.
SNY's Ted Berg joined us just before gametime and created this:
From there it was on to the ballpark to honor the great Gary Carter and watch the Mets take down the Braves 1-0.
SATURDAY APRIL 7TH: METS BASEBALL AND FRESH BAKED COOKIESAfter watching the Mets win again 4-2 behind R.A. Dickey, it was off to Bounce Sports Lounge in NYC to talk baseball with @food_fashgirl of Style A la Mode, Ted Berg of Tedquarters and Sean Kenny of Mets Merized Online. We talked Mets for a bit but as one would expect, the conversation eventually turned to sandwiches, BBQ & Entenmanns donuts. As an added bonus any night that ends here is a good one.
SUNDAY APRIL 8TH: NIESE-TER SUNDAY
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