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RealClearSports - Top 10 Stadium Design Flaws - Top 10 Stadium Snafus

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Meet Me in Subsidized St. Louis

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If one trend draws near-universal contempt from America’s urban commentariat, it is that declining cities still subsidize fancy developments to spur “revitalization.” For decades, publicly financed malls, stadiums, and convention centers have been built in cities from Stockton to Baltimore. These projects’ general failure to profit, much less boost their surroundings, raises the question of when they will finally be dismissed as growth strategies. Apparently, it won’t be in St. Louis.After years of delay, the $100 million Ballpark Village has opened downtown. The large indoor entertainment complex, developed by Cordish Co., is a stereotypical booze haven featuring a retractable-roof concert space, and numerous upscale bars and restaurants. Future phases will include residential and office space, as part of a $650 million master-planned project.
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Greening the Games

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NRDC: Professional sports team up with NRDC to reduce their environmental impact.
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Sports Food Concessions Opportunities Growing at Venues Across Country - QSR magazine

Sports Food Concessions Opportunities Growing at Venues Across Country - QSR magazine | Sports Facility Management.4105511 | Scoop.it
Foodservice at the Bat - Concessions at sports venues no longer stop at hot dogs and popcorn, and in fact, arenas and ballparks are becoming food destinations.
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America Has a Stadium Problem - The Science of Society

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Despite every number suggesting they shouldn't, why do American cities keep building sports stadiums funded with public money?
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How To Manage Crowds at College Sporting Events

How To Manage Crowds at College Sporting Events | Sports Facility Management.4105511 | Scoop.it
Emergency planning, stadium security, and enforcing good spectator conduct through PA and video board announcements as well as a texting system will help keep your sporting events riot free.
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