• County to Hold Meetings on New Parks Master Plan

    by Markus Schmidt June 2016

    Responding to its vastly growing population and changing demographics, the time has come for Chesterfield County to reassess its plan for one of its most valuable assets: its park system.

  • How Atlanta Earned a Super Bowl

    by Tim Tucker June 2016

    Atlanta's bid committee agreed to a lengthy and pricey list of NFL requirements — and tacked on a few other things the league didn't request — in securing the 2019 Super Bowl for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained hundreds of pages of bid documents that provide a rare window into the complex and costly competition to host the nation's biggest sporting event. Atlanta was named the site of the February 2019 game in a vote by NFL owners late last month.

  • Support Voiced for Proposed AED Law

    by Managing Editor June 2016

    Sterling Selectmen voted to support Senate bill 1191, which would require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all schools and sporting events, as well as someone trained to use the device.

  • Community Plans to Refinance Sports Complex Debt

    by Robert Sanchez June 2016

    Lisle is moving ahead with plans to refinance $4.2 million of debt incurred 12 years ago during construction of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex — despite calls from some residents to reconsider.

  • Wheelchair Athlete Gains Full Access in Marathon

    by Mark Dodds June 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • City Gives Final Approval to Bucks Arena Plans

    by Tom Daykin May 2016

    The detailed designs for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, its parking structure and the team's training facility received final city approval Tuesday, setting the stage for a June construction start.

  • City, Y Enter Negotiations Amid Parks and Rec Dispute

    by Will Garbe May 2016

    The YMCA of Greater Dayton's top executive says the organization would likely have to cut services if Huber Heights city council pulls out of its contract designating the nonprofit as the city's parks and recreation department.

  • $203M in Bond Sales Approved for Bucks Arena

    by Tom Daykin May 2016

    With the proposed Milwaukee Bucks arena's design facing final city approval next week, the main means of paying for the public portion of that project took a big step forward Friday. The Wisconsin Center District board approved three public bond sales, which are to occur in June, that will raise $203 million to help pay for the $524 million project. The remaining $47 million of the $250 million in public costs will come from bonds sold by the City of Milwaukee.

  • Committee OKs Bucks Arena, Council to Vote Next Week

    by Tom Daykin May 2016

    The detailed design plans for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, parking structure and training facility are heading to final city approval after being endorsed Tuesday by a Common Council committee.

  • Board Approves $18.3M Ice Rink Facility Plan

    by Telegram & Gazette Staff May 2016

    The Worcester Planning Board Wednesday night unanimously approved plans for the $18.3 million project, which will include construction of two full-size hockey rinks, locker rooms and about 38,000 square feet of retail space.