And that's great news for downtown businesses like Pearl Street, Morrissey's and Benchwarmer's. Downtown bars will also benefit from NCAA rules which prohibit alcohol sales at the Arena. Pearl Street alone expected to serve 8,000 people yesterday as basketball games ran from noon until midnight. In total, the CVB expects the tournament to generate $5 million in economic impact for Buffalo.
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