As you probably already know, Super Bowl XLVIII is headed to New Jersey next month, which means the whole city is gearing up for the big game.

With four floors of educational exhibits, Liberty Science Center provides hours of family fun. Now through March 2nd, football fans can explore Gridiron Glory, a display of NFL memorabilia that includes jerseys, balls, historic documents and more. You can even try on helmets and padding like those worn by players. Nearby, you can also learn some of the training moves football players use to practice at Training Camp.

Bloomingdale’s has gotten into the football business. To celebrate NYC’s hosting of Super Bowl XLVIII, and to support the National Football League Foundation, Bloomingdale’s will be auctioning off 48 unique designer helmets, customized and created by such top-tier designers as Cynthia Rowley, Betsey Johnson, Kenneth Cole, Stacey Bendet for Alice + Olivia and more.

I grew up in Maryland and I will always be a Baltimore Ravens fan when it comes to football, but since my boyfriend is a New York Giants fan I’ll also root for them—as long as they’re not playing the Ravens.

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