World Series Experience: Priceless; Parking: $90

Parking sign shows increased prices at the Townsend Street Garage outside AT&T Park for game one of the World Series, October 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Caryn Marooney)

(CBS/AP) This city of hills, fog and some of the most expensive homes in the nation is hosting a World Series for the first time since 2002 and the (dollar) signs are everywhere.

Bleacher seats are going for $600 a pop — a bargain compared to the $6,000 asking price for a vantage point directly behind home plate for the first two games between the Giants and Texas Rangers.

Even parking near the ballpark will cost you close to $100 (see photo at left).

Nearby taverns are stocking up for record-shattering business and advising patrons desiring seats to arrive hours before Wednesday's first pitch.

"These couple of days and nights will rival, if not surpass, our previous sales records," said Peter Osbourne, owner of three establishments directly across the street from the ball park — MoMo's, Pete's Tavern and Pedro's Cantina. "We are looking at a 30 percent to 40 percent increase over our busiest days."

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