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

Landmarks sends Cobble Hill project back for tweaking

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) last week sent a proposed Cobble Hill development project back to its design team for some tweaking. … Full Article

Family-owned bakery hangs on in Bed-Stuy

It was 1971. Muhammad Ali faced Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in "The Fight of the Century." Idris Comry, 18, watched the match, and his idol, Ali from a theater in Brooklyn. "Of course I was a big fan," he said. "Who wasn't?" … Full Article


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