Store owners near Yankee Stadium hope to score business boostPosted: Updated:
Business owners around Yankee Stadium say they are hoping The Bronx Bombers win tonight, keeping their stores and restaurants open a little longer into the playoffs. Shop owners along River Avenue say they need the postseason sales bump to get through the winter. Private parking lots are charging around $50 per game and bar owners say they are packed into the street. "This whole neighborhood drives on the Yankees being here, and bringing the crowds from all around the tri-state area," one resident said. The Yankees face the Detroit Tigers at 8 p.m.