Businesses prepare for crowds for Barons opening night

Good People Brewing Company brewed extra beer in preparation of Wednesday night's grand opening of Regions Field. (

Businesses in downtown Birmingham are gearing up for a night of big crowds as the Barons host their first home game Wednesday{}at Regions Field.

A spokesperson for the Birmingham Mayor's Office tells ABC 33/40 a study found the ballpark will give the city half a billion dollars worth of economic impact over the next five years.

Focus @ 4's Marissa Mitchell spoke with several business owners in the area. They explain adjustments they have made for the night, as well as challenges they face as construction crews continue finishing up the area.