The world’s third largest crane is on its way to Minneapolis to help build the new Vikings stadium, the team said Friday.
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The Minnesota Vikings Friday unveiled new upgrades Friday for the new $1 billion stadium. The team said it will pay to more than double the TVs inside the stadium and add escalators to the current design. Read more →
The Vikings say the ‘Baggie’–those curtains that closed off the upper deck and retractable seats in the Metrodome for Twins games–might return in their new stadium, although they’re not quite sure how. The team needs to figure out how to accommodate a hoped-for crowd of 25,000 soccer fans if the Wilf family can bring a Read more →
Minnesota is hotly debating what the NFL gets from cities that host a Super Bowl, and now the Miami Herald says Miami-Dade County is poised to approve a new subsidy deal for the NFL in south Florida. Read more →
A mock-up of what TCF Bank Stadium will look like when the NFL teams take the field starting in August. Read more →
The public park that will be located next to the new Vikings stadium is sparking controversy in Minneapolis. Critics argue the city may have given too much priority to private Vikings games and stadium events. Read more →
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has dropped its lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis after the city scaled back permit and license restrictions planned around Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in mid-July. Minneapolis originally announced that permits and licenses would be restricted for 10 days before and five days after the July 15 Read more →
Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction is one of the consortium of construction companies that will be building the new $675 million home of the Atlanta Braves.
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David Brauer, writing in the Southwest Journal, says the new park planned for west of the new Vikings stadium could theoretically be restricted from public use for as much as half the weekends of the year, if the Vikings, the stadium authority and a potential Major League Soccer team set up shop in the space. Read more →