Golden Globe and Oscar Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman Cheers Jets At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

January 19, 2010
River North, Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times Columnist, Bill Zwecker writes:

Meanwhile, back in Chicago, Philip Seymour Hoffman had a different set of priorities Sunday night. The actor, who won a Golden Globe (and an Oscar) for ‘‘Capote’’ in 2006 — and now in town prepping for his directorial debut at the Goodman with ‘‘The Long Red Road’’ — was spied intently watching his beloved New York Jets in the NFL playoffs at the Mother Hubbard’s sports bar on Hubbard Street.

Given that the Jets beat the Chargers just prior to the start of the Globes, chances are Hoffman may have been able to watch both.

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Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub in Chicago's River North neighborhood is a gathering place for locals and tourist alike for over 20 years.