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Ice at Consol Energy Center still an issue

In almost every respect Consol Energy Center, the new home of the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), is a hit, except in one area: ice quality. The latest report: the ice quality has improved, but it’s still not where it should be. The big issue among players when the arena opened earlier this season: it was a […]

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Decision on Civic Arena future due Thursday

The future of Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena should be decided Thursday when the City-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority (SEA) decides whether to tear down the historic facility. The arena’s run as a distinctive feature on the Pittsburgh skyline could end if the SEA agrees with a commissioned study that indicates the public would be better […]

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Consol Energy Center to host 2013 Frozen Four

Another big news items in a big week of news for Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center: the arena has landed the 2013 NCAA Frozen Four tournament. Robert Morris University, in conjunction with VisitPittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Penguins, will serve as host of the event at the Consol Energy Center, the new home of the Penguins set […]

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Preservation Pittsburgh seeks ideas for continuing use of Civic Arena

Have some ideas on the future of the former Civic Arena? Preservation Pittsburgh announces a call for entries for “Civic Minded: Minding the Future of the Civic Arena,” a design competition intended to generate adaptive reuse ideas for the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh. Mellon Arena is now without a tenant or a use after the […]

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Pens prepare for big flush

No, the team isn’t making wholescale changes to its roster despite a disappointing run in the Stanley Cup playoffs. This flush has to do with the plumbing at the team’s new home, Consol Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins are recruiting 400 local students to take part in the June 10 “Student Flush,” where all the […]

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