Barclays Center

Model of renovated Nassau Coliseum

Friedman: Islanders Will Be Fine, But Let The Fans Have Their Grieving Process

Looking out from the Barclays Center press box during the rookie scrimmage in July just felt … different. You knew you’d be going there often from that point forward, but it was an uncomfortable thought.

08/07/2015

Barclays Center

LIRR To Add Additional Trains To And From Barclays Center For All Islanders Games

The Long Island Rail Road is trying to make the Islanders’ transition from Nassau County to Brooklyn easier on the core fan base.

08/04/2015

CBS2's Christine Sloan confronts a man accused of selling fake event tickets. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Confronts Man Who Allegedly Sold Fake WWE SummerSlam 2015 Tickets

Imagine shelling out hundreds of dollars for tickets to a hot event — only to find out they’re fakes.

07/29/2015

Barclays Center

Schwartz: An Interactive Fantasy For Islanders Fans In Brooklyn

The deal with Draft Ops will give Islanders fans a fun, interactive activity to take part in when they come to games.

07/22/2015

Bike dragged by Honda SUV going wrong way down 4th age towards Flatbush near Barclays Center on July 13, 2015. (credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

Bicyclist Struck By SUV, Killed In Crash Near Barclays Center

The bicyclist was struck at Pacific Street by a Honda SUV, which continued to drive in the wrong direction on Fourth Avenue toward Flatbush Avenue with the man on the hood, witnesses said.

07/13/2015

Fans pose with the New York Islanders ice girls prior to a game against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders To Begin Brooklyn Era Against Blackhawks

The team announced details of its 2015-16 season opener on Wednesday. The Islanders are moving to Barclays Center after a 43-year run at Nassau Coliseum.

06/24/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the high school graduation of his son, Dante. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Speaks Of Racial Tolerance During Son Dante’s High School Graduation

Among the graduates was one Dante de Blasio, whose picture flashed on the overhead screens of the arena as he listened to the keynote speaker, his father.

06/19/2015

Barclays Center in Brooklyn (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Charges Upgraded In Attack On Jewish Leader Outside Barclays Center

A man who allegedly assaulted a Jewish leader in front of the Barclays Center last fall has been slapped with upgraded charges.

06/19/2015

An exterior shot of Barclays Center

A Roof Grows In Brooklyn: Barclays Center To Get Grassy Lid

When the project is complete by the end of September, the 3-acre curving rooftop is expected to be a hardy, verdant dome of grasses, flowers and plants.

05/14/2015

Buckets are filled with Coliseum ice upon the removal of the rink from the Nassau Coliseum on May 5, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Islanders have played their last game at the Nassau Coliseum and will begin to play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Selling Melted Ice From Nassau Coliseum

According to the team’s website, each order of ice — which has since changed its state to liquid H2O — costs $20 and will come with a certificate of authenticity.

05/14/2015

Center court at Barclays Center (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Barclays Center To Host 2015 NBA Draft

It’s a Brooklyn three-peat.

05/12/2015

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Charles Wang Writes Letter To Isles Fans, Vows To Bring Cup To Brooklyn

“This franchise is not satisfied with only qualifying for the playoffs because Islanders fans deserve a Stanley Cup,” Wang wrote. “We will not stop until this happens and Lord Stanley returns.”

05/08/2015

New York Islanders

Following Early Playoff Exit, Isles Look To Next Chapter: Brooklyn

It’s time for the New York Islanders to lower the Hall of Fame and Stanley Cup banners from the rafters, and pack up their pucks and sticks.

04/29/2015

General view of the NBA House presented by BBVA Compass in the LIU Paramount Theatre during the 2015 NBA All-Star on February 10, 2015 in Brooklyn.   (Photo by Dennis Slagle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Old Brooklyn Paramount Theater To Return As Performance Venue

The Brooklyn Paramount, at the northeast corner of Flatbush and DeKalb avenues in downtown Brooklyn, will undergo a 24-month renovation and reopen, according to a news release.

04/07/2015

Adrienne Ford won the Golden Gloves championship at the Barclays Center on Thursday, April 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Midtown Mom Takes Up Boxing, Wins Golden Gloves Championship

Adrienne Ford’s accidental discovery of boxing turned into an addiction, which led her winning in a New York Golden Gloves championship at the Barclays Center.

04/02/2015

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