March Madness is Brooklyn-Bound. Barclays Center will host the first and second rounds of the East Regional of March Madness, 2016’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, the NCAA and the arena’s personnel announced today. “We are excited to host one of the world’s greatest sporting events in a venue that has become the center of college basketball […]
We can all agree that the Brooklyn Nets 2013-14 season was a strange one. The Pierce/Garnett experiment, the return of a favorite son in Jason Kidd, the loss of Brook Lopez, that crazy small—big-ball second half, a memorable first-round playoff series win, and an ignominious second round playoff exit. A constant throughout was Barclays Center […]
A Brooklyn Jewish community leader says he was attacked by Pro-Palestine protestors outside of Barclays Center after the Maccabi Tel Aviv-Brooklyn Nets game Tuesday night, breaking his nose and requiring stitches. From The Forward: Leonard Petlakh, 42, director of the Kings Bay Y, said protestors shouting “Free Palestine” and “Your people are murderers,” accosted him […]
The owners of a luxury suite at Barclays Center last year for roughly $1 million is suing Barclays Center for the second time within one year. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit are Ludwig’s Drug Store in Prospect Heights, who claim that arena officials told them that they could make $600,000 return on the suite by […]
Barclays Center was the crown jewel plopped in the center of downtown Brooklyn that brought the Nets to the borough for the 2012-13 basketball season, but the arena was also built as a gateway, with the promise of affordable, modular housing soon to follow. Modular housing meant efficiency and fiscal responsibility, and soon after the […]
In February of 2013, we noted a glorious, incredible story about a mystical creature landing near Brooklyn’s Barclays Center: a Shake Shack was destined to open right across the street, scheduled for autumn of that year. Nearly a full year after that original arrival time, the Shack has finally made it.
On Monday officials from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) plan to visit the Barclays Center as part of a two-day tour intended to exhibit Brooklyn as a viable host for the party’s 2016 Presidential Convention. The Associated Press reports that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a borough resident, and host of other New […]
"@McDNYTriState: We had a blast with @masonplumlee today! Big thanks to the @BrooklynNets for having us! pic.twitter.com/ddppPgwHkr" — Mason Plumlee (@masonplumlee) August 5, 2014 Practices for the United States national men’s basketball team pick back up on August 14th, so Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee has about one week before he continues his training against […]