Local haunts for Pats and Eagles fans prepare for Sunday’s big matchup

Kinzie Schweigert, manager of Mad River Bar and Grille in Lakeview, prepares a banner for Super Bowl Sunday. (Dena Khalafallah/Medill)

By Dena Khalafallah
Medill Reports

The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off Sunday in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. It’s a big day for football fans, but perhaps an even bigger one for local fans of the Patriots and Eagles and the bars that regularly host them.

PHOTO AT TOP: Kinzie Schweigert, events and marketing manager for Mad River Bar & Grille in Lakeview, unfurls an Eagles banner in preparation for Super Bowl LII. (Dena Khalafallah/MEDILL)