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Roof Lawn Being Installed On Barclays Center

To complement its famous rust-colored structure, a green mat-like plant will soon carpet the roof of the Brooklyn arena.

04/07/2014

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Poll: De Blasio Maintains Overwhelming Lead Over Lhota A Week Before Election

The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.

10/28/2013

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Barclays Center Officially Opens, But Not Everyone’s Happy About It

New York City has the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, and now it also has the world’s newest arena.

09/28/2012

Barclays Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 18, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Bruce Ratner: Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Already A Success

Even though it doesn’t open until September 28, Ratner feels it’s already a success. Events are booked for more than 200 nights.

07/25/2012

The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Barclays To Boast One Of NYC’s Biggest Parking Lots

The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn will become the home of the NBA’s Nets, and the fans will need somewhere to park their cars.

02/13/2012

The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: Brooklyn Going After Islanders Hard, Making ‘Aggressive Sales Pitch’

The confirmed preseason NHL game next season at the Barclays Center is part of a larger initiative to get the Islanders and owner Charles Wang to consider permanent relocation to Brooklyn, WFAN.com has learned.

WFAN–02/03/2012

The Barclays Center under construction at Atlantic Yards as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: A New Home? Don’t Believe The Hype, Islanders Fans

The Islanders playing a preseason game in Brooklyn next season has created a stir, but don’t expect it to blossom into something long term. There seems to be simply too many roadblocks ahead preventing a permanent relocation.

WFAN–02/02/2012

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NYC Council Considering Permit Parking For Some Neighborhoods

It’s rarely easy finding a spot in New York City, but now a new proposal could make your life a lot less stressful. City residents may soon be given neighborhood parking permits.

11/01/2011

Jay-Z (credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jay-Z: New Jersey Nets To Become ‘Brooklyn Nets’

Jay-Z and the Nets are in a Brooklyn state of mind. But not everyone was impressed with the team’s media blitz tip off.

WFAN–09/26/2011

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YouTube Video Jokingly Documents Rat Infestation At Tompkins Square Park

One YouTube user however has gone to dramatic new lengths to document the trouble in the park. He created a horror movie-like video depicting the vivacious vermin vectoring voraciously.

08/16/2011

A flyer about free garbage cans is seen near the Atlantic Yards project - Brooklyn, NY - Aug 12, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Residents Cry Foul Over Rats At Atlantic Yards

The Forest City Ratner company has decided to give out hundreds of rat-proof trash cans to a small part of the neighborhood in an effort to combat the problem.

08/12/2011

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Court Says More Environmental Review Needed For Atlantic Yards Project

A judge ruled Wednesday that the Empire State Development Corp. erred in granting approval to developer Bruce Ratner’s basketball arena and housing project by not first conducting a thorough environmental review.

07/14/2011

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Atlantic Yards Neighbors Say Rats Are Invading The Area

Neighbors of developer Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards construction site said cat-sized rodents are invading the streets.

06/30/2011

The Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards is under construction from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Barclays Center Construction Progressing At Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards

An arena is growing in the County of Kings. The Barclays Center is the biggest piece of the Atlantic Yards complex and is under construction right now in Brooklyn. And yes, we have the pictures to prove it.

05/26/2011

Construction of the Barclays Center is seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Apr 22, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Building Inspectors Tour Atlantic Yards In Brooklyn During Construction Safety Week

Sixteen workers on various projects have died since 2008 due to improper harnessing says Deputy Buildings Commissioner Eugene Corcoran.

04/26/2011

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