CLEVELAND — Crews at Quicken Loans Arena are raising the final steel beam to mark a milestone in the transformation project for the arena. Once the steel beam is in place, daytime pyrotechnics will conclude the ceremony. The construction project is modernizing the 25-year-old Quicken Loans Arena. The $140 million project includes expanded public areas with […]

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Thursday they will be hosting the 75th edition of the NBA All-Star Game in 2022.   CLEVELAND — While the Cleveland may currently lack NBA star power, that won’t be the case in three years. On Tuesday, the Cavaliers announced that Quicken Loans Arena will be the home of the […]

CLEVELAND– The NBA is expected to name Cleveland the host city for a future All-Star Game, Crain’s Cleveland Business reported on Tuesday. The formal announcement could come on Thursday, Crain’s said. The city will likely land the 2022 game. Cleveland was a contender for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, but the league opted for Indianapolis. Charlotte […]

CLEVELAND – It’s hard to miss the new 10-story tall banner downtown where LeBron James’ iconic image used to be. Even though the King is no longer ruling Cleveland’s court across the street, businesses just a few blocks away aren’t worried. With barely an open chair inside Barrio’s downtown location, the staff said it’s a light […]

CLEVELAND – Cranes are a familiar sight these days in downtown Cleveland as work continues on several major projects. At Quicken Loans Arena crews continue the work on the arena’s transformation as the 107-day summer shutdown prepares to come to a close next week with the Oct. 2 Justin Timberlake concert. Quicken Loans Arena Just […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The 10-Story Nike/LeBron banner at Sherwin-Williams global headquarters in downtown Cleveland will come down, according to the Cleveland-based company. Sherwin-Williams said Nike plans to take the banner down this week. The Akron native is no longer a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. James’ agency made the announcement in a release Sunday, saying he has agreed to a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland Cavaliers fan has been banned from Quicken Loans Arena, two days after he allegedly yelled racial slurs to San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills. Mills was at the foul line in the fourth quarter Sunday when another fan reportedly recorded the man yelling, “Hey Patty Mills, Jamaica just called, they want their bobsledder back!” […]

CLEVELAND– Construction to Quicken Loans Arena along Huron Road is set to begin. That means barriers around the construction zones will go up Monday at 5 a.m. The barricades will restrict traffic in downtown Cleveland’s Gateway District, a news release from the Q said on Friday. Huron Road from Ontario Street to East 6th Street […]

CLEVELAND– Officials from Quicken Loans Arena discussed the construction at the Q during an event on Wednesday. The Cavs said the renovation project will occur in mid-February with barriers to define the construction zones going up on February 5. The initial phase will focus on the outside of the building and will impact the way […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Elton John will perform at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland at 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. The show is part of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. According to his website this will be John’s final tour of his career. Tickets for the show go on sale at 10 a.m. on Feb. 2.   READ MORE: […]

CLEVELAND– The Indiana Pacers will host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, ESPN reported Wednesday morning. A formal announcement is set for later in the day. This means Cleveland will have to wait a little longer to host. Los Angeles has the 2018 game, followed by Charlotte and Chicago. “We continue to work closely with the league […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – After a two month delay because of a fight over public funds and the threat of a referendum, work at Quicken Loans Arena has begun. Half of the $140 million transformation project is being paid for by the Cavs and the other half paid for by a series of destination taxes. Including all admission taxes charged […]