Stadiums and Arenas

Ladies and Gentlemen – Your Brooklyn Nets!

June 19, 2012 TheRealPlaces 0

After 35 years in the Meadowlands and Newark, the NBA’s Nets are moving from New Jersey back to New York, where they’ve become the Brooklyn Nets and will play their home games at the new Barclays Center. Congratulations to Brooklyn on the long overdue return of a “major league” sports team. […]

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Baseball and Beaches in Sarasota

May 14, 2012 TheRealPlaces 0

The second stop on our recent trip through the southeastern United States was Sarasota, Florida.  The primary goal was to see some Spring Training baseball, while getting a look at one of the less-well-known parts […]

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Big Month For Auto Racing Fans

April 30, 2012 TheRealPlaces 0

May is traditionally the biggest month of the year for auto racing fans in the United States.  While much of the action will center around Indianapolis and Charlotte, a couple of tracks in Alabama and […]

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Major Golf Tournament Hotels

January 9, 2012 TheRealPlaces 0

The year has barely begun and the 2012 golf season is underway.  The top tournaments every year are the major championships hosted by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Professional Golfers Association (PGA).  TheRealPlaces.com […]

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Welcome Miami Marlins!

November 12, 2011 TheRealPlaces 0

South Florida’s Major League Baseball team officially became the Miami Marlins yesterday.  The team (formerly known as the Florida Marlins) had an appropriately glitzy unveiling of the new team name and logo, with some of […]

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National Championship Hotels

February 28, 2011 TheRealPlaces 0

They may not be as popular as the major professional sports in the United States – especially in “non-Olympic” years – but there are still a large number of fans of Olympic sports like ice […]

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Baseball Spring Training Hotels

February 7, 2011 TheRealPlaces 0

Now that football season is (finally) over, many sports fans will start thinking about baseball and, specifically, “spring training”.  For diehard baseball fans the words “pitchers and catchers report today” are what they’ve been waiting […]