Sports and Exhibition Authority
The Riverwalk by Pittsburgh’s sports stadiums is a beautiful place to walk, run and bike, but not so much lately.
The Steelers want to add 3,000 new seats to Heinz Field and a new scoreboard, but those plans might be on hold until next year.
Fans pack Heinz Field for every home game and the Steelers would like to add 3,000 more. Those new seats would cost about $30 million and the team wants the public entity known as the SEA, the Sports and Exhibition Authority, to pick up $20 million of that tab.
He wasn’t a household name in Pittsburgh, but he had a big impact on how we live. A memorial service was held Saturday to honor and celebrate the life of Mark Schneider; a man who many say dedicated his career to making Pittsburgh a better place.
The people making a last-ditch effort to save the Civic Arena from demolition have been dealt another blow.
Demolition of the Civic Arena could begin as early as Friday, but local preservationists have launched a last-ditch effort to save the building.
A retired engineer has an unusual idea for the Civic Arena. Tom Galownia says why not take apart the arena and move it somewhere else?
Fiore Mastrucci’s blog reports that the Civic Arena would be blown up as part of a deal between the film’s director, Pittsburgh Film Office, Sports and Exhibition Authority and the governor. That brought heated denials.