Bruce Ratner

Nassau Coliseum as seen before the Islanders' home playoff game against the Washington Capitals on April 21, 2015. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

A group headed by developer Bruce Ratner will renovate the aging arena and build a movie theater, restaurants, stores, recreation and office space on the 91-acre site.

05/26/2015

Roses left by mourners lie next to one of the many plaques detailing transports of Berlin Jews to concentration camps at the Gleis 17 (Track 17) on January 27, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

New Study Finds ‘Explosion Of Hatred’ Against Jews Worldwide

As many around the world pause to mourn those lost in the Holocaust, Israeli researchers found anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise.

04/15/2015

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and developer Bruce Ratner look at a rendering of a redeveloped Nassau Coliseum on April 14, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Developer Submits Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

Developer Bruce Ratner has submitted his plan for the 91-acre site to the town of Hempstead for review.

04/14/2015

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

Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Prokhorov Willing To Sell Nets ‘For The Right Price’

Mikhail Prokhorov is reportedly open to selling a portion of the Brooklyn Nets. But one major detail is in question: Would he part with a controlling stake?

10/03/2014

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Owner To Tone Down Spending In Effort To Get $1B Valuation

According to a report, the Nets are “far from” profitable, and Prokhorov is concerned that if the team is losing money it will scare away deep-pocketed bidders looking to buy Ratner’s stake.

06/25/2014

Barclays Center exterior (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Revenue Guarantees At Barclays Stand To Benefit Islanders Big

Skepticism generally dominates the landscape when it comes to the Islanders. But, if the latest report is true, it has to be viewed as a positive by fans and a potential new owner.

03/31/2014

An exterior view of Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Will Not Move To Brooklyn A Year Early

There will be no escape from Nassau County after this season. The Islanders will reportedly play next season, the final season of their lease, in the place they have called home since 1972.

01/23/2014

Long Island Parking Garage Plan

Architects Unveil Designs That Rethink Parking Structures On Long Island

Imagine a parking garage doubling as a concert venue, a fairground, or a skating rink. Some of the best and brightest architects unveiled their designs Thursday from the parking lot of the future.

01/16/2014

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

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Union Leader: Approval Of New Nassau Coliseum Proposal Means ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’

Local officials touted Monday’s unanimous vote to approve the $229 million redevelopment of Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding property.

09/24/2013

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Vote Nears For New And Improved Nassau Coliseum

It’s taken more than 40 years, but Nassau County officials are about to vote on a deal for a new and improved its coliseum.

09/22/2013

A view of the matrix board announcement of the New York Islanders' move to Brooklyn at Barclays Center on October 24, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Will Move to Brooklyn, But Return To Long Island Is More Possible Than You Think

A lot can change over the span of an arena lease and this particular case is no exception to that. Unless Ratner and the Isles hit a grand slam here, nothing is off the table.

08/20/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Officials, Sports Luminaries Celebrate Announcement Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Project

Elected officials have joined luminaries from the sports world at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to celebrate the announcement of a $229 million renovation project for the aging arena.

08/16/2013

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