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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

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

Los Angeles gets veto power on Olympic ceremony venue change

A key Los Angeles City Council committee on Friday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with LA 2024 that gives the city veto power over changes to plans for the Olympic Opening and Closing ceremonies. It also would extend that right to possib.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2017

When Cooperstown Is Too Far, This Small Irish Pub In New York City May Be The Next Best Thing

It is a 200 mile drive from Midtown Manhattan to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. But, for die-hard sports fa.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 6th, 2017

Seattle’s Wells Fargo Divestment Plan Has Lofty Goals, Few Details

Late last year, the Minneapolis city council approved a proposal to divest itself from Wells Fargo and other banks with investments in the fossil fuel industry. Now Seattle is moving forward with a similar proposal which would punish the bank [….....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 5th, 2017

How Baltimore hopes to benefit from HB2 losses in North Carolina

Not long after the Business History Conference announced a future venue change from Charlotte to Baltimore over House Bill 2, a new report signals that some city leaders in Baltimore would like to build off that momentum for luring more of North Caroli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2017

A look at several Charlotte apartment and townhome projects in the pipeline (GALLERY)

Multiple rezoning petitions filed in Charlotte in recent weeks could bring a plethora of multifamily units to the Queen City if granted approval. One such project would put nearly 75 townhomes in place of a longstanding music venue that closed last.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2017

Townhouses planned for Tremont Music Hall site

A real estate firm has plans to redevelop a former music venue site in South End to accommodate dozens of townhouses. Carolina Capital Investment Partners, based in Charlotte, filed a rezoning petition to allow development of up to 74 townhouses on W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2017

Mormon Choir Singer Quits To Avoid Performing For "Tyrannical, Fascist" Trump

First, we had the downtrodden, disaffected Radio City Music Hall Ro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 30th, 2016

New Year"s Eve in NYC: Ring In 2017 At Iconic Venues The Plaza, Rainbow Room And More

New Year's Eve in New York City doesn't have to be all about Times Square. Spend December 31 at an iconic NYC venue. New Year's Eve in New York City doesn't have to be all about Times Square. Spend December 31 at an iconic NYC venue......»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 28th, 2016

Southwest Airlines backing City Hall courtyard project with $200K in grants

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2016

Your next retirement plan could be run by city hall

More than a third of full-time private-sector workers in the U.S. don’t have a way to save for retirement on the job......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 21st, 2016

Troy seeking proposals again for Monument Square downtown

New development proposals are being sought for One Monument Square in downtown Troy, New York — the fourth time in the past five years the city has tried to get something built on empty land along the riverfront where city hall once stood. Propo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2016

Stores push deals, hope to lure shoppers for holiday stretch - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportStores push deals, hope to lure shoppers for holiday stretchU.S. News & World ReportIn this Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, photo, shoppers look for gifts in booths set up for the holidays around City Hall in Philadelphia. New numbers from.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 16th, 2016

Home of the Day: Gracious Urban Living with City, Canal, and Mountain Views in Queen Anne

By Sarah Suhadolnik, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 9th, 2016

Court blocks New York City from discarding undocumented immigrants" records

New York City Hall via APA New York state court on Tuesday temporarily stopped New York City from destroying the personal records of hundreds of thousands of municipal I.D. card holders after Republicans argued the records might be needed to track crimina.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2016

Seattle Doesn"t Care About Part-time Ridesharing Drivers

Seattle may lose Uber and Lyft over its anti-contractor policies Seattle may have just allowed unions to negotiate away an entire profession . A year ago, the Seattle City Council voted to extend collective bargaining to certain independent contractors, i.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 6th, 2016

Ensley tower may be spared from demolition

The city of Birmingham may not have to demolish Ensley's Ramsay McCormack building in the coming months after all. Last week, Judge Michael Graffeo ordered the city, which owns the building, to start demolishing the long-vacant tower by Feb. 10. That ord.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2016

Microsoft was the first tech giant to take the leap into legal weed — here"s how

Charles Platiau/Reuters In June, Microsoft became the first tech giant to take the leap into legal weed. The 41-year-old company, based in the pot-friendly city of Seattle, managed to do so without stirring up trouble or controversy. It partnered with a m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2016