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Seattle City Hall floats demolition of KeyArena for NBA/NHL venue

Razing Seattle's 55-year-old KeyArena is among the redevelopment options included in a City Hall request for proposals, the Seattle Times reports. The city is seeking plans to redevelop the facility into a "world-class civic arena presenting music, en.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Here"s what a rehabilitated King Records building could look like: SLIDESHOW

The decrepit King Records complex in Cincinnati’s Evanston neighborhood would be turned into a combination of an exhibit hall, historic studio and performance venue under plans developed by the city, the Bootsy Collins Foundation and the Cincinnati Musi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2017

Paris"s Bataclan Reopens a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue reopened with a concert by British artist Sting, an act of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Paris"s Bataclan Set for a Defiant Reopening a Year After Massacre

A year after a hail of bullets left 90 people dead at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, the venue is set to reopen with a concert by British artist Sting, a showing of defiance for a city torn apart by the terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 12th, 2016

Exclusive: Katy sets timeline for old city hall demolition

The city of Katy is investing millions in revitalizing its urban core in the hopes of attracting retail developers to the city's downtown area. Starting in January, the city will begin the demolition of its old city hall facility, which sits across the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2016

Sneak peek: Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Lines reopen renovated Pier 66 terminal (Photos)

The Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings are throwing a party Tuesday morning to mark the reopening of the city's newly renovated passenger cruise ship facility. Norwegian and the Port of Seattle spent $30 million to upgrade the Bell.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 16 min. ago

​Five things you need to know today, and I"ve met my undoing

Good morning, Boston, and Happy Friday. It's National Bike to Work Day, and if you are planning to ride your bike to Boston, you'll want to stop by City Hall Plaza for your free breakfast and coffee. Plus, here are the five things you need to know in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

Emanuel"s vision for North Branch redevelopment clears hurdle

City Hall took a big step Thursday toward.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 18th, 2017

Mayor asks banks to increase loans to minority and female business owners

Mayor Bill de Blasio will meet with executives from some of the country's largest banks Wednesday afternoon at City Hall to ask them to lend more to women- and minority-owned businesses in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2017

Former home of College Football Hall of Fame for lease

The former home of the College Football Hall of Fame is for rent. The building in South Bend, Ind., vacant for nearly five years, is available for lease, the South Bend Tribune reports. The city of South Bend spent about $18 million to construct the bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

Seattle Set To Become First City To Offer "Safe Spaces" For Heroin Use

Modeled after similar programs in Europe, Australia and Canada, Seattle is on track to become the first city in the United States where heroin addicts can legally shoot up at a supervised healthcare facil.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2017

Megyn Kelly makes her first appearance with the NBC News family

Megyn Kelly introduced herself to advertisers and publicly appeared with her NBC News family for the first time at the network's upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2017

How Delhi"s heritage was destroyed to create new marvels

Razing of Hall of Nations at Pragati Maidan likened to Bamiyan Buddha demolition in Afghanistan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 15th, 2017

New York City"s new ferry is a stylish, ineffective way to relieve crowded subways

Henry Grabar/SlateTo understand the appeal of New York City's Rockaway Ferry, try getting to its landing, which floats behind a giant wate.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2017

New Amazon Building In Seattle Will Include A Homeless Shelter

The company is donating about half the space in a six-story building to a shelter with room for 65 families. Housing prices in Seattle have skyrocketed, along with the city's business fortunes......»»

Category: topSource: nprMay 10th, 2017

Accenture study: Atlanta No. 12 U.S. city for 2017 college graduates

A new study by Accenture says Atlanta is the No. 12 U.S. city for where 2017's college graduates would prefer to start their career. The No. 1 ranked city was New York. Rounding out the top 10 are Chicago, southern California, Washington D.C., Seattle,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2017

Timbers expansion request, including a relaxed ticket tax, hits City Hall

The Portland City Council will dive into the Portland Timbers and Thorns proposed Providence Park expansion today. Among the components of the $50 million project they'll consider: a 10-year exemption from receiving ticket revenue on the 4,000 seats.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2017

Laureates at Junior Achievement Hall of Fame 2017 offer lessons to all ages (Photos)

The 30th annual Junior Achievement Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame delivered smiles and inspiring tales to a crowd of 400 Thursday night at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. While torrential rain, wild thunder and lightening raged outside, the moo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2017

From the concert hall to the city square: Jax Symphony hits the town

People started gathering in Hemming Park before the Art Walk tents had even been fully set up. In every direction, there was color: murals on the surrounding buildings, bright colored tents and Polo-wearing staff wandering between rows of artwork,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2017

Taxi owners sue, seeking return to pre-Uber riches

Claiming that as many as 1,000 medallion owners are facing bankruptcy and foreclosure, individual taxi owners and their allies took to the steps of City Hall on Wednesday in a call for help from... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2017

Five things you need to know today, and the Herald"s lousy social media policy

Good morning, Boston. After all of yesterday's discussions around the racial insults at Fenway, it's clear we have to continue facing Boston's past, and its present, when it comes to race in Boston. City Hall has been doing this through community me.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017