A big drop in attendance this year at the Seafair hydroplane races on Lake Washington can be linked in part to the lack of the Blue Angels. But other issues and suggestions to improve the event have been raised.
Yes, we’ve come to this. SeaFair, a really boring Seattle tradition, is losing fans. And rather than think that maybe letting people party a little, let them bring food into the venue, etc the CEO blames 9/11. Really.
“As for calls to “loosen up,” she says, “The world is no longer in that place post-9/11. You cannot have a free-for-all or loose and casual.””