Tiger mania a boost to local business

Local bars and restaurants enjoy huge crowds

(WXYZ) - It's been a while since the Tigers have enjoyed success like this. Fans coudn't be more excited to see the home team playing in the post season for the first time since 2006. Tiger merchandise has been flying off store shelves but other businesses have profited from the teams playoff run as well.

Local bars and restaurants have been packed with fans were who were either unable to get a ticket or would just rather watch the game from their favorite watering hole.

Cheli's Chilli Bar in downtown Detroit is maximizing the huge crowds by planning special events. The bar has three floors of entertainment planed, as well as rooftop seating where patrons can actually get a glimpse inside Comerica Park, while watchign the games on multiplel big screens. They've even set up a tentsout side the bar in the een the weather turns for the worse. It's almost as though summer has been extended a day each time the Tigers play.



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