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Real New Yorkers root for the Knicks

There are now two National Basketball League teams within the borders of New York City. The Knicks have been here since 1946, the Nets moved to Brooklyn from New Jersey in 2012. 593 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Mikhail Prokhorov closing in on deal to buy all of Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly nearing a deal to gain sole ownership of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center.

Prokhorov, the majority owner of the Nets, is believed to be closing in on buying out the remaining ownership shares of the team and their home arena from co-owner’s Bruce Ratner’s Forest City Enterprises. 220 more words


The Deconstruction of the Nets

A number of exciting developments are underway near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. While plans are moving forward for a new “green roof” atop the arena, Nets’ minority owner Bruce Ratner will breathe new life into the residential modular building on Dean Street and several other towers in the larger Pacific Park area.  365 more words


Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A plan to renovate Nassau Coliseum and redevelop the property surrounding the arena was approved Tuesday by the Hempstead Town Board and Town Supervisor Kate Murray. 284 more words


New Study Finds 'Explosion Of Hatred' Against Jews Worldwide

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — As many around the world pause to mourn those lost in the Holocaust, Israeli researchers found anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise. 439 more words