Fans were evacuated from two sections at Great American Ball Park Friday night after the right smokestack of the PNC Power Stacks caught fire just before 9 p.m. A propane valve apparently malfunctioned. Read more and watch news report here.
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Cincinnati Reds fans with newborns will have a convenient place to watch live games, thanks to a new nursing suite at Great American Ball Park. Read more here.
Great American Insurance Group’s name will be prominently featured on new signs being installed at Great American Ball Park, the home of the Cincinnati Reds. Read more and view renderings here. It’s about time. We have to wonder how many folks outside of the Cincinnati metro area actually knew the ballpark had a sponsor?
The Cincinnati Reds are working with their information technology people to set up WiFi throughout Great American Ball Park. It will likely be operating sometime between Opening Day on April 6 and the July 14 All-Star Game. Read more here.
Faced with costs as high as $5 million, desperate county officials ended up turning the job of replacing 39,000 seats at Great American Ball Park into a massive do-it-yourself project. They hired a local firm to design new molds for the seats, found a plastics company to make the seat backs and bottoms, and are paying former jail inmates and others about $10 an hour to install them. Read more here.