BMO Field Phase 1 Upgrades Nearly Done McGuire Emphasizes Subsidies For MLS Venue S.F. Official Downplays Concerns Over Warriors Arena Facility Notes New NFL Stadium Efforts Costly For St. Louis NYRA Revives Saratoga Redevelopment Indy Eleven Stadium Bid Runs Out Of Time Facility Notes Consultants Seek Changes To Warriors Arena Plan Falcons To Borrow $850M For New Stadium
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SBD/Issue 144/Facilities & Venues
Published April 20, 2007
SONICS: A SEATTLE TIMES editorial states the Washington state Legislature’s “lack of action on a new Renton arena ... is extremely disappointing,” and comments by elected officials “demonstrate the poor chances of the bill coming up for a vote.” The editorial asked, “What is [Sonics Owner Clay] Bennett supposed to do if the Legislature is not even willing to vote on the proposal?” (SEATTLE TIMES, 4/20).
PENGUINS: The Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority is looking to relocate the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol-Beth Jacob synagogue in order to build the Penguins’ new $290M arena. Rabbi Stanley Savage said that he “had heard nothing about a possible relocation.” Savage: “I just think it’s a shame that the last of 23 synagogues can’t stay here” (POST-GAZETTE, 4/20).