Bridgeport merchants could score big bucks with MAAC tourney

Business owners in Bridgeport hope a big-time sports event will bring in big-time profits this weekend. The MAAC Basketball Championship began Thursday. Several Mid-Atlantic state universities will be competing at the Arena at Harbor Yard. Players are excited about the possibility of taking home the crown, and fans are looking forward to the events. Local business owners are seeing green bills with the guaranteed increase in traffic. At Murphy's Law Cafe, workers are gearing up for post-game celebrations. They say dozens of reservations have already been made.

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