Local Businesses Cashing in on Bikes, Blues Crowds
The roar of motorcycles during Bikes, Blues and BBQ means another sound for local businesses — the ka-ching of the cash register.
If recent years’ numbers hold true, the annual Northwest Arkansas motorcycle rally will bring more than 400,000 people to the region. Those people must eat, sleep and pay to gas up their bikes as they venture out on some of the country’s most scenic byways.
The economic impact does not stop there, however. Many local businesses say they benefit when the bikers come to town. Local tattoo parlors, for example. Click here to read the full story from our partners at TheCityWire.com.