EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES
ABC has been negotiating to lease space for "Good
Morning America" in a 33-story building on Broadway in Times
Square. The plan "would include an ESPN-sports themed
restaurant" (Peter Johnson, USA TODAY, 11/20)...
...BRANDWEEK's Terry Lefton reports that Sugar Bowl sponsor
Nokia has extended its exposure around the New Year as it
has signed on to put its name on a live John Mellencamp
concert on VH-1 on New Year's Eve from 10:30pm-1:00am. The
Marketing Arm in Dallas is handling (BRANDWEEK, 11/17
issue)....Total Soccer, the country's largest indoor soccer
facility, will open December 26 in Wixom, MI. The $9M, 38-
acre complex features four soccer fields and can host
soccer, football, lacrosse, and as co-Owner Robert Scheuer
says, "even conventions" (DETROIT NEWS, 11/20).