It’s Football Season – What Team Are You Cheering On?

The staff at Lexington Heights Apartments is pumped that it’s finally football season. We surveyed the staff to see what they love about football and dug into their team loyalties. Below you’ll find some tips for enjoying the football season at Lexington Heights. Plus, in honor of the most popular sport in the United States we’re holding a drawing for a $20.00 gift card to Papa John’s to one lucky winner!

Football Season Gift Card Drawing

Watching football is always better with some great food. Lexington Heights residents, here’s your chance to win a $20.00 gift card to Papa John’s, one of our favorite pizza shops that delivers right to Lexington Heights Apartments! Simply comment with your favorite football team on this blog post, or on our Facebook football contest post, or tweet us your favorite team on Twitter @LexHeightsApts. We’ll hold the drawing at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 23rd.

Staff Team Favorites

Patty: favorite team – Vikings. She loves watching Adrian Peterson barrel through plays.
Charity: favorite team – Vikings. She loves teaching the game to her son Harrison.
Sara: favorite team – Packers. She loves watching them WIN.
Jason: favorite team – Bears. He enjoys going to get-togethers with friends.
Jon: favorite team – Vikings. He likes watching highlights on sports center.
Ryan: favorite team – Gophers. He loves the weather this time of year.

Where to Watch

Check out the game on Lexington’s big flat-screen TV downstairs in the Clubhouse. The TV Lounge in the Clubhouse is a great amenity – with lots of cable channels available and some comfy couches. Remember it is FREE!

Or head to one of these hot spots nearby and watch the game on their big screens.

Tommy Chicago’s
730 Main Street
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Lucky’s 13
1352 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota, MN 55150

Lone Oak Grill
3010 Eagandale Place
Eagan, MN 55121

Buffalo Wild Wings
1280 Promenade Place
Eagan, MN 55121

Football Party Crock Pot Nacho Chili Recipe

If you are hosting, here’s a great nachos recipe recommended by our leasing staff.

1 – 2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef (you can decide how hearty you would like it)
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Hot sauce can be added for some extra heat & flavor.
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Sour Cream
Tortilla Chips
Prep Time 20 Mins
Cook Time 6 hrs & 20 Mins on low in crock pot.
Top and enjoy!

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