I'm sure by now you've heard about the "Broomstick Challenge."  That's where you stand a broom up, let go and it magically stays standing. The rumor was that it would only work on Monday, February 10th because of gravitational force, the Earth's axis and planetary alignments. IT'S A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EVENT!!!

SURPRISE, it worked again on Tuesday, February 11th. What's going on here??? Is it the end? The rapture must be on the way. Hold on ya'll, it has to do with the stiffness of the bristles keeping the broom in place. Talk about your buzzkill.

By the way, if you're looking for a broom challenge for your kids, I've got one. It's called SWEEPING. I digress as I'm going to use the major media model and "not let the facts get in the way of a story" and purpose the "Broome (County) Challenge." It's things that you should do at least once if you're visiting  Broome County.

How about going to a Binghamton Devils game and try Chuck-A-Puck? I host it between the 2nd and 3rd periods and you could win $100 and a brand new car.

VALENTINE'S DAY BONUS: The Devils are playing at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday and we are giving away tickets to the game during the Hawk Morning Show on Friday morning.

Here's another Broome (County) Challenge: Go to the DICK'S Sporting Goods Open at En-Joie in August and catch the Friday night concert....No, I still don't know who's performing.

Speaking of concerts, how about a country show at Touch of Texas on Upper Front Street. Randy Houser will be there, Friday, February 21st or Matt Steel on Friday, March 21st.

Let's not forget about the Broome County food. Make sure that you buy some spiedies or get a gallon jug of spiedie marinade. Look, I made a chicken spiedie stand up like a broom, I'm calling this the Broome (County) Broomstick Challenge.

These are my examples but what about you? What should you try at least once when you come to Broome County?

[via Binghamton Devils/DICK'S Sporting Goods Open/Touch of Texas]

 

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