Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena Wants to Set a ‘New Sustainability Bar for Sports.’ Can it Succeed? | Global Sport Matters

When Amazon announced that it had purchased the naming rights to Seattle’s newly rebuilt multipurpose arena in June 2020, it wasn’t the usual deal to slap a corporate moniker on a sports venue. First off, it wasn’t Amazon’s name going on the … Continue reading

Pandemic Economy Could Turn A Deserted Hudson Yards Into An Even Bigger Taxpayer Money Pit | Gothamist

If pandemic Manhattan is a ghost town, Hudson Yards is its ghost capital. The million-square-foot mall built into the base of 20 Hudson Yards is open but eerily empty, its assemblage of single-named highest-end stores—Dior, Fendi, Cartier, Rolex—entirely devoid of … Continue reading