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Arena Visit: Royal Farms Arena

To know the history of Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena is to know how the facility has ably served a major market despite being undeniably obsolete. While a replacement has been eyed for decades, the venue that first opened in 1962 as the Baltimore Civic Center continues to plug along, attracting major concerts, shows, and performances […]

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Arena Visit: Amway Center

{jathumbnail off} From the outside, Amway Center looks like a fairly normal arena, maybe a little nicer than most and more than suitable as the frame for plenty of videoboard advertising targeting thousands of drivers passing daily on I-4. Walk inside the arena to the seating bowl, though, and one thing will be immediately clear: […]

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Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre

The home of the Abbotsford Heat (AHL), Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre is the center of entertainment and sports in this British Columbia community. Year Opened: May 10, 2009Capacity: Hockey 7,000; In the Round, 8,500; End Stage, 6,700; Half House, 3,700 Owner: City of Abbotsford Architect: PBK ArchitectsWeb Site: Phone: 604/743-5000Anchor Tenants: Abbotsford Heat […]

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AT&T Center / San Antonio

Completed in 2002, the AT&T Center is now home to the Spurs (NBA), the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage, and the WNBA’s San Antonio Silver Stars. The Spurs won their second NBA Championship during their inaugural season at the arena, defeating the New Jersey Nets in six games. Year Opened: 2002 Capacity: 18,500 (basketball), 13,000 (hockey), […]

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Bank of Kentucky Center / Northern Kentucky Norsemen

Bank of Kentucky Center, home of Northern Kentucky Norsemen.Opened: 2008 Capacity: 9,400 for basketball, 10,500 for concerts Suites: 12 Budget: $68 million ($54 million from the state, $6 million in naming rights and $8 million from NKU) Architects: GBBN (Cincinnati) and 360 Architecture (Kansas City) Construction: Turner Management: SMG Website: Phone: 859-442-2652 Parking: Plenty […]

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