Alameda County Wants Out Of Coliseum Deal Bucks Turn To County For Arena Land Deal Atlanta MLS Club Nears Deal For DeKalb HQ Facility Notes San Diego Pitches Chargers Plan To NFL A's Reportedly Holding "Positive" Ballpark Talks Indians Eye More Ballpark Renovations Facility Notes Rupp Arena Set For $15M In Tech Upgrades Beckham Group To Pay For Resident Relocation
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).