ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 Information At 10) – One week after the Tampa Bay Rays had their opening sport, native companies are seeing an enormous enhance in clients!
At The Burg, the proprietor says on sport days there’s an enormous enhance in enterprise, and he hopes that continues by means of the remainder of the season.
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“Simply open the door and I say ‘Lets go Rays! We gotta win at this time!’ And all people is like ‘Yeah!’” stated proprietor of The Burg, Invoice Georgiou.
Georgiou says ever since opening day of The Rays baseball season, his restaurant has been lots busier.
“They arrive in earlier than the sport, after which they depart and are available and hand around in the A.C. And watch the sport and eat,” stated Georgiou.
He says that is the primary yr in a very long time that he’s had a lot enterprise.
“What’s killer is after being on a two yr hiatus, it’s like taking a while off and the followers coming after which opening day final weekend, particularly on a Friday, I imply, it was ‘Krankin,’” stated Georgiou
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Since opening day final Friday, proprietor of Ferg’s Sports activities Bar and Grill, Mark Ferguson, says he’s additionally observed much more folks strolling into his restaurant
“4 instances as a lot enterprise with The Rays video games than with no Rays video games,” stated Ferguson.
He says opening day of the season this yr was greater than he might have imagined.
“We had our greatest opening day, finest day ever in seven years,” stated Ferguson.
Ferguson says now’s time to have fun baseball to make up for the final two years of the pandemic.
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“Now folks need to come out, the climate is gorgeous, all people is having time, and The Rays are profitable!” stated Ferguson.