It's Monday afternoon, two weeks into the 2013 NFL season, and the Dolphins are 2-0. That record has only applied to a professional football team from Miami one other time in the last decade. It also means the Fins have a 66% chance of making this year's playoffs.
...Is this real life?
If you're a die-hard Dolphins fan, chances are you woke up this morning and didn't know what to do with yourself. But you won't have to repeat that experience tomorrow, because Finnegan's on the River is hosting NFL Shrimp & Beer Night -- and the hometown team has given you a couple extra reasons to celebrate.
That couple of things are the team's two wins, of course. But here are a few more: autograph signings, heaping plates of all you can eat shrimp, and all you can drink beer. And that's exactly what the Miami Touchdown Club, the 54-year-old organization that promotes amateur football, brings to Finnegan's River this Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Members of the organization pay $30, and guests $40, to share endless shrimp and beer with former Miami Dolphins icons Mark Duper and Keith Byars. Ask them about the good old days of when the 'Fins would actually make it to the playoffs, or make fun of how Dan Marino would wear Zubaz pants and Isotoners on the sidelines during games. By the end of the night, there's bound to be some interesting happenings from the free flowing alcohol.
Hell, at this point, just be grateful you're celebrating victories and not drowning your football-related sorrows in that bottomless beer mug. Not yet, anyway.
Visit finnegansbars.com or call 305-285-3030.
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