Minnesota Officials Critique Stadium Roles NFL In L.A. Looking More Likely Than Ever No Stadium Plans Yet For Minnesota United St. Pete City Council To Vote On New Rays Deal Epstein On Wrigley Renovations: "Have Patience" Brewers Renovate Deck Seating, Add Sponsor Facility Notes Unions, Inglewood NFL Developers Reach Deal Bucks Developing Master Plan For New Arena Weekend Plans With Lee Zeidman
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Published April 30, 1996
The Seahawks Kingdome Renovation Task Force said it will be midsummer or later before they recommend whether the Kingdome can be renovated or a new facility be built instead (SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENCER, 4/30).....In Florida, a 4% hotel tax aimed to help finance a new Bucs stadium was declared "officially dead" yesterday after pressure from Hillsborough County hotel operators. Officials now turned their attention to a sales tax increase, which also "faces long odds" (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 4/30)....The Greensboro Coliseum could be fined or lose its license to sell alcohol after serving daiquiris to two sixth- graders at a minor league hockey game (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 4/29)....Stadium consultant Lou Beer, who is advising the Tiger Stadium Fan Club and working with the Lions to agree on a new lease at the Silverdome, is profiled in CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS. Beer has recommended retail and other commercial development at the Silverdome to generate new tax revenue for Pontiac and new stadium revenue for the Lions (CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS, 4/22 issue)....Rose Bowl and Pasadena officials were pleased with improvements in crowd control for the Galaxy's second game, which drew over 40,000 (L.A. TIMES, 4/29).