The Mayors Of Two Bangors Make Super Bowl Bet
The mayors of two Bangor communities have made a Super Bowl bet that includes everything from whoopie pies to beer.
The wager is between Bangor, Maine's Mayor Ben Sprague and Mayor Brooke Kerzner of Bangor, Pennsylvania. It's all in good fun, as the two communities prepare for the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles to face off for Super Bowl LII. And there are some pretty cool prize packages up for grabs.
If the Eagles win, Mayor Sprague is offering up a box of Maine whoopie pies from Governor's Restaurant in Bangor, a blueberry pie from Dysart's, a case of Moxie, some local Bangor souvenirs, and a collection of Stephen King books for the Bangor (Pennsylvania) public library.
If the Patriots win, Mayor Kerzner will be sending a Growler of beer form Bangor Trust Brewing Company, an assortment of chocolates form Chocolates on Broadway, a pound of fresh roasted coffee from Baby Harry Coffee Co., a goodie basket from Grace on Broadway, and two slate Quoit Boards for the Maine Veteran's Home. Quoit is a version of horseshoes played in Pennsylvania.
Mayor Sprague says Maine residents are confident that the Patriots will bring a sixth title to New England. "There may be two Bangors and two teams in this year's Super Bowl," he said in a media release, "but I think the ones from New England will be celebrating Super Bowl night."
Mayor Kerzner countered by saying Pennsylvania residents are not concerned that Patriots will win. "Nick Foles can soar like an Eagle," she said in the release, "even when he is surrounded by a bunch of turkeys from New England." She went on to say she thinks Tom Brady is out of 4th quarter comebacks.
All we can say is 'Go, Patriots!'