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Cardinals unveil stadium renovations

The NFL’s Arizona Cardinals have unveiled the latest $28 million renovations to their University of Phoenix Stadium.

The most recent phase of renovations included the creation of “The Tail Feather,” a speakeasy lounge and full-service bar located on the northeast side of the stadium.

Other club level upgrades include new bars and food service in all four corners, new flooring, new lighting, more televisions, a new sound system and new furniture.

A speciality lounge area called the “Bird’s Nest” boasts a new bar and buffet, as well as extensive millwork finishes and new furniture.

All the restrooms on the club level were completely renovated with new floors, ceilings, lighting and wall tiles.

Team president Michael Bidwill said the upgrades were essential in bringing the recent Final Four and the 2023 Super Bowl to the stadium.

In the first phase of the upgrades in 2017, the Cardinals enhanced and expanded pre-existing areas including the creation of “Flight Lounge,” an intimate bar setting which features rotating brands of wine each week.

The renovation also included the addition of “Bubble Lounge,” a high-end, full-service bar that specialises in champagne and wine. Bidwill said there was a focus on making the club level a female-friendly environment.

Phase one of the renovation also included 10 additional beer taps in the club level, increasing from six to 16. Large videoboards were added to the primary 50-yard lounges, allowing patrons to view eight games at the same time.