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July 12, 2013

OUR VIEW: New concert venue a hit

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — There’s a reason the businesses along Transit Road are open late: Many people shop after work. Closing your doors at 5 p.m. will not generate additional revenue. Try staying open a few extra hours on concert nights; it’s only a few nights out of the year.

Even area children got in on the act: Some enterprising youngsters used sidewalk chalk to direct concert goers to their nearby lemonade and hot dog stands.

Is the venue perfect? No. The sun is setting during the early hours of the show, so it’s difficult to see the stage when the opening acts are performing. No location will achieve perfection, but this new setup seems to be a better fit.

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