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Xfinity Live! Features Violence, Serving Minors Booze

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A drunk patron caught on video outside Xfinity Live!
A drunk patron caught on video outside Xfinity Live!
Photo: My Fox Philly

The city's newest spot to cheer on your hometown teams, Xfinity Live!, is overcrowded with fans passed out in vomit, constant fights, and bartenders serving minors alcohol. Local news affiliate Fox 29 (and now the state, as well) started an investigation on the just-popped venue almost immediately after opening, based on anonymous complaints from the security staff that the place was completely out of control.

Undercover cell phone videos show patrons scrapping with security, fans being piled in shoulder-to-shoulder ("to the rafters"), and multiple underage patrons who used real licenses (not fake ones) getting served consistently. Investigator Jeff Cole reported that it wasn't just one bartender, either, as five out of the five underage attempts were successful in procuring alcohol. Groups of teenage girls were discovered in the women's bathroom completely bombed.

For anyone that tailgated during Philadelphia Eagles games during the notorious 700 Level era, the atmosphere inside is a lot like the Jetro parking lot was at that time. Crab apples and bottles being thrown at opposing teams' fans, fistfights on the long walk to the Vet, and a crowd cheering the whole thing on.

· Xfinity Live! Caught Serving Alcohol to Minors [MyFoxPhilly]
· All Xfinity Live! Coverage [~EPHI~]
· Xfinity Live! [Official]

Xfinity Live!

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