Time Warner Cable Arena http://wfae.org en Charlotte: Spend $33.5 Million On Arena For Hornets http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-spend-335-million-arena-hornets <p>The city of Charlotte is prepared to spend $27.5&nbsp;<!-- TH -->million in capital improvements for Time Warner Cable Arena, as well as 10 years’ worth of annual payments of $600,000 for ongoing maintenance.</p><p>The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority asked the city earlier this year for nearly $48&nbsp;<!-- TH -->million in arena improvements, many of which the city and the team said are part of a 2003 operating agreement that requires the 9-year-old building to be among the National Basketball Association’s most modern.</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:58:10 +0000 Steve Harrison 57572 at http://wfae.org Charlotte: Spend $33.5 Million On Arena For Hornets NBA Commissioner: Bobcats' Arena Needs Upgrades To Host All-Star Game http://wfae.org/post/nba-commissioner-bobcats-arena-needs-upgrades-host-all-star-game <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Great news for Charlotte basketball fans, but not necessarily for Charlotte taxpayers: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he’d love for the city to host an All-Star game. But he says the Charlotte Bobcats’ arena needs an upgrade first, and that’s where taxpayers come in.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:37:21 +0000 Michael Tomsic 47620 at http://wfae.org NBA Commissioner: Bobcats' Arena Needs Upgrades To Host All-Star Game DNC Hosts Open House At TWC Arena http://wfae.org/post/dnc-hosts-open-house-twc-arena <p>The Charlotte Bobcats’ arena is now fully set up for the Democratic National Convention, and Charlotte-area residents were invited to take a free first look Friday.<br><br>The Time Warner Cable Arena looks like it’s ready for a multi-million dollar rock concert. &nbsp;<br><br>Head of the convention Steve Kerrigan showed off the main stage Friday morning to middle and high school students from the North Carolina School for the Deaf. &nbsp;<br><br>"There’s going to be a podium that comes up right out of the floor, which is going to be amazing," Kerrigan said.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:09:40 +0000 Michael Tomsic 4113 at http://wfae.org DNC Hosts Open House At TWC Arena The EpiCentre Will Be At DNC Epicenter http://wfae.org/post/epicentre-will-be-dnc-epicenter <p>Street closures during the DNC have many Uptown businesses planning to close or operate on limited hours. But the EpiCentre will be open and it's shaping into one of the best spots for celebrity watching and a taste of convention excitement.<br><br>The EpiCentre is kitty-corner from Time Warner Cable Arena and inside the DNC security zone. So basically it's the convention's "front porch," says EpiCentre business development manager Ed Camp.<br><br>It's an obvious choice for delegates, reporters and celebrities looking for a quick bite or a drink outside the arena.<br> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Julie Rose 3763 at http://wfae.org Bobcats Arena Grand Opening http://wfae.org/post/bobcats-arena-grand-opening <p>http://66.225.205.104/BARRY.mp3</p><p>(10/20/05) The Charlotte Bobcats Arena marks it's grand opening tomorrow when the Rolling Stones come to town. And this weekend the arena will be open to the public for tours. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin got in early and wanted to learn more about the building's state-of-the-art scoreboard. She caught up with Charlotte Bobcats Arena operatios manager Barry Silberman.</p><p> Thu, 20 Oct 2005 17:00:00 +0000 editor 6002 at http://wfae.org