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 […]

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– 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 […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Eight days after pulling out of the $140 million renovation project at Quicken Loans Arena, the Cleveland Cavaliers have recommitted. Work on the arena could begin as early as next Friday, according to Cavs Senior Vice President of Communications Tad Carper. $140M transformation coming to The Q; Cavs lease extended through 2034 In a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Now that the Cleveland Cavaliers have pulled out of paying for half of the Quicken Loans Arena Transformation Project many are asking about what happens next. The project was supposed to cost $140 million. The Cavs had agreed to pay $70 million. The public’s portion of the other $70 million was to be […]

CLEVELAND – As the debate over renovations to Quicken Loans Arena has waged on, one of the arguments in favor of putting taxpayer money toward ‘the Q’ has been that it would help bring an NBA All-Star Game to Cleveland. Those plans, however, appear to be on hold. Last month, NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum told […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The best-selling ‘I Love the 90s Tour’ is headed to Cleveland’s Warehouse District next month. This year’s tour will feature groups including, TLC, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, BlackStreet, Biz Markie, C+C Music Factory with Freedom Williams and SNAP! The performance will take place on the outdoor stage located at 1212 W. 6th […]