Tag: St. Petersburg


Rays finishing touches to mixed-use plans

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update September 2023

The playoff-bound Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays put the finishing touches recently on plans for a new 30,000-seat ballpark in St. Petersburg (City in Florida, US) as part of a huge $6.5 billion development project that includes affordable housing, retail, bars and restaurants, and... » Read more


Reinventing fan experience at Tropicana Field

Check-out free concessions at Tampa Bay Rays stadium

The Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays are bringing a new checkout-free concessions experience to the Budweiser Porch located in Center Field. The new concept, called the Short Stop at the Budweiser Porch, utilizes technology from Zippin. ‘MLB’ stated that the Short Stop at the... » Read more


‘Rays need to strike ballpark deal soon’

Next round in future home of Tampa Bay Rays

The Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida (US), Ken Welch, is reopening talks about the future of the Tropicana Field site where the Major League Baseball (MLB) team Tampa Bay Rays play their home games. ‘The Washington Post’ stated that Mayor Ken Welch said recently that the two previous proposals... » Read more


Russia stripped of sporting showcases

Champions League Final and F1 stripped from Russia

In its special session held on February 25th, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Executive Committee decided, as was expected, to withdraw the 2022 Champions League Final from St. Petersburg in Russia. It will now take place in Paris instead. The above move has been initiated to... » Read more


Proposals zeroed in for ‘The Trop’ revamp

Tropicana Field update March 2021

The City of St. Petersburg in Tampa (US) has announced a shortlist of four proposals for the reimagining of the 86-acre Tropicana Field site which serves as the residence of the Major League Baseball (MLB) team – the Tampa Bay Rays – as the City looks at the future of a downtown gateway... » Read more


Rays-City at variance over MLB venue plans

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update Jan 2021

The City of St. Petersburg in Florida (US) has unbolted proposals from seven development groups for the repurposing of the Tropicana Field site. However, the local officials and the baseball team Tampa Bay Rays are reportedly at odds over the potential inclusion of a new Major League Baseball (MLB)... » Read more


Cloud over ‘Rays’ future in ‘Sunshine City’

St. Petersburg Tropicana Field

The City of St. Petersburg in Florida, US, has put in a request for proposals (RFP) process for the Tropicana Field site, urging potential applications to be flexible as regards whether the land will ultimately house a Major League Baseball (MLB) stadium. Tropicana Field, also commonly known as... » Read more


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