Chris Hansen

The council voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposal, which could bring the NHL and NBA back to Seattle.

Investment group led by Chris Hansen is adding a new element to its plan for a new NBA/NHL arena in the SoDo neighborhood: redeveloping KeyArena in Lower Queen Anne to make it an indoor-outdoor concert venue.

Oh, to be Seattle. The city is so attractive, it could win America’s Next Top Model in a walk and score the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

As every first-year business student knows, a city’s economy is not considered “world class” until said city has erected at least four shrines to professional sports and these shrines remain empty and unused most days of the year.