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Nassau Coliseum Seeks Vendors With Long Island Flavor As Re-Opening Approaches

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Nassau Coliseum — which is still under wraps for a massive renovation — is looking for quintessentially Long Island foods. 295 more words

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Schwartz: Boxing To Be Big Part Of New Nassau Coliseum

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During its first 43 years of existence, the original Nassau Coliseum saw its share of heavyweights throwing punches.

The likes of Clark Gillies, Bobby Nystrom, Mick Vukota, Steve Webb, and Matt Martin always thrilled Islanders fans by dropping the gloves and going at it with the likes of Terry O’Reilly, Dave Schultz, Tie Domi, Tiger Williams, and Joey Kocur. 1,128 more words

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Today in Grateful Dead History: September 8, 1973 - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY

I’ve barely touched 1972 – 1977 on this site during 2016.  (I did re-post a bunch of reviews of shows from these years from my old site).   437 more words

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Schwartz: Face Facts, Islanders Fans, The Barn Doors Are Closed

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When the Islanders announced their move to Brooklyn on Oct. 24, 2012, I felt in my heart of hearts that it wasn’t going to be permanent. 938 more words

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering To Build Outpatient Center At Nassau Coliseum Site

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A town board has approved a site plan for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to build a $140 million, 105,000 square-foot outpatient treatment and research facility at Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum site. 173 more words

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Schwartz: Come Sunday, Barclays Center Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

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When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the list of memories at Nassau Coliseum is endless.

Among the most notable: Bobby Nystrom’s overtime goal in 1980 that gave the Islanders the first of their four consecutive championships, the dramatic Game 5 comeback win over Pittsburgh two years later, and Ken Morrow’s series-clinching sudden death goal against the Rangers two years after that. 938 more words

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Schwartz: Media Get Glimpse Of Nassau Coliseum Renovations, New Features At Citi Field

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Wednesday was quite a day for a couple of New York sports venues. One originally opened in 1972 and is undergoing a massive transformation. 910 more words

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