Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 10/5/11
One of the biggest unfortunate byproducts of the NBA lockout and cancellation of games is how it will effect the local businesses around each NBA city.  Some cities that share their arenas with an NHL team (like here in Boston) might not feel the hit as hard as NBA-only cities (like Orlando).  Nevertheless, lost money is lost money despite what NBA players and agents might want you to believe otherwise.  As a season ticket holder myself, I fully contribute to several of these businesses around the Garden on game nights. Shelling out money to park, ride the T, eat at Boston Beer Works (or any of the fine restaurants along Causeway St., Canal St. and the North End), or going to Sullivan's Tap for a beer.  Jason Keith who blogs on Boston.com describes how some of these businesses will feel the effects of a lost season.  I don't know about you, but the first idea that I would have come up with would DEFINITELY be "Soprano Theme Night!" And it’s not just the locations a stone’s th...
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