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Published: October 24, 2012

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Economic impact study finds that the June event, which marked the beginning of a two-year celebration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, attracted 1.5 million people and had an $166 million economic impact on the city—compared to last year’s Grand Prix, which had a $47 million impact. A similar event is planned to wrap up the bicentennial in 2014, but BCPR thinks we should scrap the dumb cars and let the Blue Angels and tall ships have at it once or twice a month.

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