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Debate continues over new Nets arena

{jathumbnail off} The new Brooklyn arena for the relocating New Jersey Nets (NBA) continues to generate controversy; community activists opposing Atlantic Yards won a court decision but failed to persuade a judge to stop construction on Barclays Center. On Wednesday, state Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman held that Empire State Development Corporation used bad numbers […]

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Barclays Center set to open for 2012 season: Developer

{jathumbnail off} Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, set to be the new home of the New Jersey Nets (NBA), will open on September 28, 2012, in plenty of time for the 2012-2013 pro basketball season, according to officials with developer Forest City Ratner. According to Linda Chiarelli of Forest City Ratner, the arena foundation is 70 percent […]

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Last Barclay Center holdout throws in the towel

Dan Goldstein, the Web designer who stubbornly fought the use of eminent domain in the development of Barclays Center, has finally accepted an offer from Bruce Ratnet for his condo, clearing the way for construction to begin on the long-anticipated project. Goldstein was the face of the many Brooklyn residents who fought the use of […]

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