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Tailgating at Super Bowl XLVIII banned

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Tailgating and football go together like peanut butter and jelly or macaroni and cheese.

For fans hoping to eat, drink and party in the parking lot of MetLife Stadium in New Jersey before Super Bowl XLVIII, it's not going to happen.

Yep.  Tailgating has been banned by the Super Bowl Committee.  Instead, people attending the NFL's championship game have the option of eating and having a beer or two in or right next to their vehicle.  Grills and lounge chairs will have to stay at home.

Another oddity: fans will not be allowed to park away from the stadium and walk to the game.  Those people must take public transportation or a game shuttle.  Only vehicles with parking passes will be allowed into the parking lots, so that also means those who were planning to take a taxi or a limo will have to come up with another mode of transportation.

 

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