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End of a tradition for hometown fans as Islanders leave

Originally published March 23rd, 2015 on Long Island Report

Nassau Coliseum is the oldest, un-renovated hockey arena in the country. Even though it hasn’t been updated in 43 years, the hometown feel is what has kept people coming back. 533 more words


Today in Grateful Dead History: January 11, 1979 - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY

Nassau Coliseum was one of those east coast arenas, like Madison Square Garden and the Spectrum, that always seemed to bring out the best in the Grateful Dead.  285 more words

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Schwartz: Globetrotters Set To Make Long Island Appearance At Hofstra

By Peter Schwartz
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When Nassau Coliseum closed its doors for renovations following the Billy Joel concert on Aug. 4, it created an entertainment void for Long Island residents until the building is expected to re-open in December of 2016. 872 more words


ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND - " Nassau Coliseum Uniondale NYC 1979 "

The band had split during the narcotic mayhem of the 41 date 75/76 tour, where Gregg testified in the trial of security man to the… 152 more words


Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For New Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for the new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, excitement was in the air in Uniondale as the groundbreaking got underway. 404 more words


Friedman: Tradition's New Home? Barclays Center Has Mostly Bungled Islanders' Move

By Daniel Friedman
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For the Islanders and their fans, the last few weeks (and months) have ushered in the Brooklyn era. Early indications have been, aesthetically, it’s not getting off to a great start. 1,091 more words


Devils Troll Islanders' Move To Brooklyn Hard On Scoreboard, Then On Twitter

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Ouch.

As the Islanders continue preparations for their first regular season game at Barclays Center, some fans are still having a hard time coming to grips with the reality that for the first time since 1972 the team will not be calling Nassau Coliseum home. 320 more words