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Fans Without Tickets Share Super Bowl Camaraderie

People walk past the logo for the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots in an NFL fan on January 28, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
People walk past the logo for the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots in an NFL fan on January 28, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

In Phoenix, the NFL is not just putting on a game and a halftime show for the masses, it’s also putting on a community experience.

The city transformed 12 blocks of downtown Phoenix into an outdoor party with concerts, a rock-climbing wall and a football exhibition.

Traveling Seahawks and Patriots supporters are taking it in, but so are a tons of fans of teams not playing in the Super Bowl.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Curt Nickisch reports.

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