Olympic stadium http://www.kplu.org en Bigger seats, 'marshmallow' roof replaced at Vancouver stadium http://www.kplu.org/post/bigger-seats-marshmallow-roof-replaced-vancouver-stadium <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-988473.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-988473.mp3</a></p><p>Seen around the world as the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the iconic &ldquo;marshmallow,&rdquo; air supported roof is gone, in favor of a $240 million fabric supported retractable covering.</p><p>The renovations have been so extensive, including bigger seats for bigger bottoms, that the new BC Place is being marketed as virtually a brand new stadium.</p><p> Sun, 02 Oct 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Craig McCulloch 2779 at http://www.kplu.org Bigger seats, 'marshmallow' roof replaced at Vancouver stadium