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What we're doing is restructuring, said David Neyra, board president and owner of Humboldt Outfitters on the Plaza. We'll be working really hard to earn the respect and become more efficient and responsible to the community's needs and the merchants'
What I heard was a loud voice that was against not just a fencing or a barrier, but the charging to enter the Plaza to utilize the businesses, Arcata Main Street's board president David Neyra said in reference to a roundtable discussion AMS held with
The council will consider a request from Arcata Main Street to allow the fence, and to charge admission for the event that attracts an estimated 16,000 to 18,000 people and sells 115 kegs of beer on average, according to a staff report...During a
The Arcata City Council is expected to take up the matter during its Nov. 6 meeting. City Manager Randy Mendosa said Arcata Main Street has asked the council to consider allowing a fence for next year's festival. The council also may discuss the
But the change could cost the Invercargill City Council hundreds of dollars in commission. Oyster festival committee member and ticket co-ordinator Kylie Fowler said the move came after the group discussed the most cost-effective ways to sell tickets.
Authorities say a swing ride at a festival in Connecticut lost power and sent children falling to the ground, injuring 13 of them. Police say most of the children suffered minor injuries and were treated Sunday at the Oyster Festival in Norwalk, but
Arcata Main Street said that attendance went down 35% from last year. President of Arcata Main Street, David Neyra, said they wanted the event to be about quality over quantity. ""The people who showed up at the event had a desire to be there."
Henry pointed down the crowded street to a large man wearing a camouflage hat, 45-year-old Glen Hayes...Cloudy skies and changes -- including a $10 entry fee and six-foot cyclone fencing encircling the event -- did little to deter the thousands of
He said he doesn't agree with the city of Arcata's plans to fence in the plaza and charge a $10 entrance fee. "I want the fence to go away so more people can be here and be free to be here," said Patterson. Arcata Main Street introduced the idea
Myles Cochrane/Tri-City Weekly Ten bucks isn't sounding so bad now, is it? While Arcata Main Street is charging an Alexander Hamilton-bill for the first time ever for admission to Saturday's uber-popular Oyster Festival on the plaza, the institution