Hoffman Estates gets new concert venue

February 20, 2008 3:58:49 PM PST
The village of Hoffman Estates has approved an outdoor concert site near the Sears Centre Arena.The village board OKed the construction of a $34 million amphitheatre just west of the current arena. The hope is to have the new facility open by Memorial Day of 2009.

Some people living near the site have complained about the noise it will bring. Developers say they are working to deal with that issue.