The frenzy is upon us folks, and its time to chug, er, we mean cheer, for your favorite footballers as they compete in the biggest of the big-time tournaments.
Slatterys Pub: For those of you still harboring Tory sympathies, get your red-coated bums up to BritFest NYC with their June 10th kick-off party. At Slatterys Pub, 8 E 36th Street, britfestnyc.com 212-683-1436
Berry Park: Later in the week, head on over to Williamsburg, where, in a rare breach of the hipster aversion to all professional sports, games will be projected onto the 15-foot mural of the tournament logo. Berry Park, 4 Berry Street, Brooklyn, 718-782-2829, berryparkbk.com
Madiba Restaurant: In honor of this years host country, Madiba Restaurant in Fort Greene will be serving up South African cuisine from each of the World Cup host cities. Madiba Restaurant, 195 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, madibarestaurant.com, 718-855-9190
Puma City: If youre looking for after-match entertainment, Puma City brings you parties at the Seaport day and night for the duration of the Cup. See fifa.com for match schedule. At Puma City, June 11July 11, South Street Seaport, pumacity.com, all free admission
Check our World Cup Soccer Bars directory for more places to see the action.
June 11-July 11, 2010