Businesses get ready for first Celtics home game
Businesses that rely on Celtics traffic are excited about the first post-lockout home game - and they hope fans are, too
Twenty-thousand commemorative Boston Celtics T-shirts are printed and packaged. The Four’s and other restaurants around the TD Garden are staffing up, and Comcast SportsNet is aggressively promoting the return of another basketball season. Boston businesses and workers that depend on the popularity of Celtics are gearing up for the team’s first home game tomorrow night after a 149-day lockout kept the parquet empty. Merchants suffered through the NBA lockout that forced the cancellation 16 Celtics contests.