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Cruise-reliant Seattle businesses batten down the hatches

Feb 21, 2021 - The Seattle Times

Andy Lipscomb, owner of The Frankfurter hot dog stand near Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront, has put a red circle around April 1 on his mental calendar.

Facing another spare summer following the announcement this month that the large-ship cruise season is likely toast for the second consecutive year, Lipscomb says he hopes for a fast start to what little tourist season there will be in 2021.

"We'll know something by April 1," Lipscomb said. "We will not know until the middle of Marc...