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Air show impact on local economy

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Air show impact on local economy

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Air show impact on local economy
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12487/6963749?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Sat, 17 Jun 2017 02:04:01 +0000 Air show impact on local economy Air show impact on local economy http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12487/6963749?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WMDT is gearing up -- and getting excited for their big weekend. the 10th anniversary of the ocean city air show. the performers take to the skies over the beach town -- starting at noon tomorrow. but tonight -- 47 abc's brandon bossert has a look at the local restaurants -- bars -- and businesses in the area -- ready to rake in the revenue. sound of people on the boardwalk track one the ocean city boardwalk -- bustling -- the afternoon before the air show. for businesses and restaurants -- it's just the beginning of the weekend's surge of profits. i think it stimulates our economy a lot i think it brings a lot of different people here from a lot of different regions track two somer feeheley is a waitress at the dough roller. for the past 9 years -- she's worked the boardwalk location -- during the air show. she says she's seen the event expand over the past decade -- and with it the crowds of people. and now that the event is a weekend-long experience -- it is even more of an invitation for families to center their weekend plans around maryland's eastern shore. so i think a lot of people come down for the entire weekend and they actually do more than just the air show they come down walk the boardwalk watch all the planes and then go check out everything else in ocean city track three this is the ocean city air show's tenth anniversary show -- bringing back big headliner -- the u-s navy blue angels. jessica waters -- the head of ocean city communication -- says the event brings in about 2-hundred and 50 to 3-hundred thousand spectators. so what does that mean in terms of dollars and cents? we asked waters about the regional economic impact of this event in years past -- and she didn't have an answer. it puts people in hotel rooms, it has people out on the boardwalk, spending money in the restaurants, but i think perhaps the biggest impact it has is the memories it creates for families that keep coming back year after year because it truly is one of the best events we offer in ocean city each year. track four waters and feeheley both say they hear stories of families who have come to ocean city for this weekend -- and now have make it a yearly getaway centered around the big events. a lot of people say they come every year they stay at the same hotel they come down for the same experience i love people that say they come down eat at the dough roller you know come check out the planes watch everything that's going on and it's just great to have people coming back every year track five brandon bossert 47 abc. the air show will begin tomorrow at noon between 15th and 17th streets, well in pocomoke this weekend is the 42nd annual




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