Atlantic Yards

The Big Show: Brooklyn Nets' inaugural season to be documented by NBA TV's "The Association"

It's got all the elements of a hit cable TV series: The return of a major pro sports franchise to Brooklyn after 55 heartbreaking years, a maverick billionaire owner who once ran for the Russian presidency, but now seems obsessed with vanquishing his crosstown rivals, a hip-hop icon who has a sta … Full Article

Brooklyn protests planned over annual slaughter of chickens in Jewish ritual

A group called the “Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos” will be hosting two demonstrations in the Orthodox Jewish section of Crown Heights this Sunday and Monday to protest the overhead “swinging" and slaughtering of live chickens in Kaporos cere … Full Article

Extra LIRR trains will help ease Barclays traffic

“Take the train to the game” was a slogan repeated by representatives of the MTA as well as traffic consultant Sam Schwartz during hearings earlier this year about the traffic plan for Barclays Arena. … Full Article

Lady Gaga coming to Barclays Center

Grammy Award-winner Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball World Tour will come to Barclays Center on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

In this brand new tour, Gaga performs her latest CD “Born This Way” as well as music from both “The Fame” and “The Fame Monster.” … Full Article

Fifth Ave. Committee airs ‘Battle for Brooklyn’ tonight

The Fifth Avenue Committee will sponsor a free screening of “Battle for Brooklyn,” the Atlantic Yards documentary by Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky, tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Cobble Hill. … Full Article

BP considers request to build 8-story in Greenpoint

A proposed new eight-story residential building in Greenpoint will have a hearing today Wednesday, Sept. 19, before Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. … Full Article

Land Use Committee of CB 2 looks at brownfield application

At its meeting tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 19, the Community Board 2 Land Use Committee will hear from M. Blaise Backer, executive director of the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project, who will present the organization’s NYS Brownfield Opportunity Areas grant application. … Full Article

SUNY Downstate to host discussion on healthcare act

`Broccoli, Medicaid and mandates’ … Full Article

Ribbon-cutting for long-awaited Barclays Center

From the Nets to The Who
After years of planning, struggles in and out of court, hearings, and anticipation from fans, Barclays Center, home of the basketball Nets as well as major concerts and events, will host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday morning. … Full Article

The Final Three: Nets round out training camp roster with free agents Dennis, Mays and Scott

With backup center Andray Blatche and reserve forward Josh Childress taking the last of the Nets' 15 roster spots for their much-anticipated season opener Nov. … Full Article


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