Silver Optimistic About New Bucks' Arena PNC Arena Expansion Plans Revised Plans Advance For DC Soccer Stadium DePaul Arena Will Cost More Than Once Thought Reds Upgrading GABP Ahead Of All-Star Game Flames Close To Arena Announcement? Vegas Arena Could Be First With Retractable Roof Univ. Of Nevada Proposes Mackay Upgrades Facility Notes Saints' Benson Gives $11M To Pro Football HOF
Published September 18, 1998
NHL Panthers fans will get their "first look" at the National Car Rental Center on Saturday when the arena is "unmasked" for Sneak Peak/HockeyFest '98. About 35,000 people "are expected" to attend the event which will feature skydiving Elvis impersonators, marching bands and a fireworks display (MIAMI HERALD, 9/18)....In Detroit, David Josar reports that Wayne County officials have "cleared the way for construction of the Lions' stadium" after the approval of two "complex" 35-year leases between the county and the Detroit/Wayne County Stadium Authority, and the county and the Downtown Development Authority. No construction date has been set (DETROIT NEWS, 9/18).