Monday, May 11, 2009
( 12:03 AM ) teahouse
In With the New
Over the weekend, the Husband and I went to our first NY Mets game in their new stadium.
It is very new and fancy. There are endless food options and more luxury boxes and exclusive areas for the corporate fat cats.
For us regular people, though, the seating leaves much be desired.
The seats are cramped, and the rows are really long. So if you're in the middle of a row, you're constantly inconveniencing other people by stepping over them on your way to the aisles to go to the bathroom, get food, etc.
It made me miss Shea Stadium. And angry that perfectly good stadiums are being demolished and unnecessary new stadiums springing up to line the pockets of corporations at taxpayers' expense.
But since Shea is gone, and we have Citi Field now, I have to accept reality. So I took the opportunity to walk around and explore the new stadium.
This was the strangest shop I saw:
It's hard to see from the photo, but the store is called "Touch: by Alyssa Milano."
I guess it was meant to appeal to women whose boyfriends and husbands drag them to baseball games.
Rather than spend $48 on a cheap looking sundress with the Mets logo on it, I opted for two orders of sausage and peppers for $14.50.
Nothing like getting screwed once as a taxpayer, and twice as a hungry baseball fan.
At least the Mets won!#