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Levy Restaurants Adds Automated Mixed Drink Systems To Venues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 28 / 15

Levy Restaurants, food provider for the Kentucky Derby, is taking the next step for DIY beverage systems at sports venues. The Chicago-based concessionaire announced today the installation of automated mixed drink systems at several major league facilities it serves, including the 16 owners suites a...

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SportsBusiness Daily: 49ers To Host Stadium Ribbon Cutting

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SportsBusiness Journal: Senators' home installing LED lighting

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Tags: Facilities

SportsBusiness Journal: The long road to Target Field

As the national spotlight shines on Minneapolis-St. Paul for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, it’s easy to forget that the Twin Cities came awfully close to losing their baseball team forever in the early 2000s. In 2001, the Twins were in danger of contraction under a plan by MLB Commissioner Bu ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Three HKS Sports Architects Leave For Gensler

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SportsBusiness Journal: Rockies’ roof view popular with fans

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SportsBusiness Daily: Pointstreak Names Peter Luukko Exec Chair

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SportsBusiness Daily: Panthers Offer Look At Stadium Upgrades

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SportsBusiness Journal: Legends gets Devil of a deal

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SportsBusiness Journal: Notre Dame teaming up with Legends

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SportsBusiness Daily: Sausages Returning To Wrigley

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