Erie arena ready for unveiling
September 22, 2013 1:20 AM

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — After nearly two years of construction, Erie Insurance Arena will be unveiled this coming week.

The Erie Times-News reported that the $47 million renovation at the downtown entertainment and sports venue is finished.

The venue was once known as the Tullio Arena, which was originally built in the early 1980s on a $9.3 million budget.

Tom Combs of NAC Enterprises, which brings the Broadway Theater Series and other shows to Erie, says he expects the improvements to have a significant regional impact on sports and entertainment.


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