2014 Eastern Conference Champions!

South Florida Businesses Profit From Miami Heat Win

The Miami Heat parade will give nearby businesses a boost.

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Miami Heat fans have been doing some last minute shopping ahead of the most anticipated parade in town, giving South Florida businesses a boost. NBC 6's Gilma Avalos reports. (Published Sunday, Jun 23, 2013)

    Miami Heat fans have been doing some last minute shopping ahead of the most anticipated parade in town, giving South Florida businesses a boost.

    For Tradewinds Bar and Grill, business shot up 50 percent during the Finals.

    Miami Heat 2013 Victory Parade Route

    [MI] Miami Heat 2013 Victory Parade Route
    The Miami Heat won again and the route for their victory parade is all mapped out. NBC 6's Kelly Blanco brings you the information. (Published Friday, Jun 21, 2013)

    "I wanted them to win in [Game] 5 as a fan. As a businessman, I wanted them to go to 7," Tradewinds General Manager Scott Salcberg said.

    Miami Heat Championship Parade, Rally Planned for Monday

    [MI] Miami Heat Championship Parade, Rally Planned for Monday
    For the second year in a row, the Heat and the City of Miami are preparing to celebrate the 2013 NBA Championship with a downtown parade and rally at AmericanAirlines Arena. NBC 6's Hank Tester reports on safety and security at this year's parade. (Published Friday, Jun 21, 2013)

    Salcberg said his restaurant benefits most after the parade, when people get off the streets and walk over to Bayside.

    Downtown bar Will Call has also been feeling the warmth from the Heat fans.

    Miami Heat's DJ Irie Talks Monday's Parade, Irie Weekend

    [MI] Miami Heat's DJ Irie Talks Monday's Parade, Irie Weekend
    NBC6's Sharon Lawson spoke with the Miami Heat's DJ Irie about the 9th Annual Irie Weekend, the Heat's second NBA Finals win and Monday's Parade. (Published Sunday, Jun 23, 2013)

    "Being right across the street from the arena, it's brought us a lot of business," Will Call Manager Brandon Serrecchia said. "We get twenty grand for every time they play. Home or away."

    Normally, the afterhours bar offers last call right before 9 a.m. on Monday, but the doors will stay open 24/7 just for parade-goers.

    Meanwhile, fans are ready to go all out to congratulate their team.

    "I'm going to celebrate, make a lot of noise and bang pots and pans," fan Robert Bare said.

    More Miami Heat Content: