The Everett Events Center is ranked No. 2 in the world in the July issue of “Venues Today,” an entertainment venue industry publication. Radio City Music Hall in New York, which seats 5,901 people, was first.
The magazine ranked venues with a capacity of 5,001 to 10,000 on total gross ticket sales between Nov. 15 and May 15. It also highlighted other numbers such as attendance and number of shows. The Everett center was second in attendance and third in number of shows among venues of comparable size.
The center, with a seating capacity of 10,000, pulled in roughly $3.3 million in ticket sales in 26 shows during that six-month period and had a total attendance of 81,453. The $71.5 million center opened in August.
Reporter wants NASCAR questions
Reporter Scott Morris is heading to a NASCAR track soon, and he needs your help.
People have a lot of questions about the NASCAR track proposed for the north Marysville area, so Morris is going to see firsthand what it’s like on race day and talk to people about the pros and cons of having a racetrack in their midst.
Before he goes, Morris would like to know what you want him to find out. Give him your questions, and he’ll try to find the answers.
You can e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or write him in care of The Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206.
Police distribute safety information
Learn how to keep criminals away from your car with help from the crime-stopping pros and pick up other tips at an Everett police safety booth 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at the Everett Costco, 10200 19th Ave. SE. McGruff the crime dog will hand out stickers, too.
* Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Darren Axtell was mentioned in a story on Page A1 Friday on the return of the USS Abraham Lincoln to Everett. His rank was incorrect in the story.
* Musician Mickey Hart is a drummer for the band The Dead. A headline on page 21 of Friday’s A&E section misidentified Hart’s instrument.