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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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

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

Jason Kidd, John Calipari Help Trumpet Revived Nassau Coliseum

A news conference morphed into a pep rally Friday, as sports luminaries including Jason Kidd and John Calipari joined elected officials and business leaders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

08/16/2013

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

NY Officials Set To Announce Choice Of Developer To Renovate Nassau Coliseum

The Madison Square Garden Co. is competing against Forest City Ratner Companies, which recently opened Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

08/13/2013

Michael Grabner (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles’ Grabner Might Be Inconsistent, But He’s Indispensable

Even the most casual hockey observer will notice him from the get-go. Grabner skates like the wind, his strides fluid and graceful. Watching him trek up and down the ice is akin to seeing poetry in motion.

06/17/2013

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Part Of Group Trying To Renovate Nassau Coliseum

The rapper and music mogul attended a meeting Thursday on Long Island, where the media was briefed on four proposals to renovate the arena and surrounding property.

05/02/2013

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

Mangano Proposing Smaller Nassau Coliseum

Mangano believes that a new smaller venue would be more competitive for concerts, minor league sports, and family shows.

03/13/2013

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Latest Proposal For Nassau Coliseum: A Biotech Campus

With the New York Islanders heading to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015, the search is on for a replacement for the decaying Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

01/11/2013

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

Some See Islanders’ Move To Brooklyn As Fresh Start For Nassau County

With the hockey team’s announcement it is packing up its sticks and pucks in 2015, the field appears to have widened greatly on the possibilities for developing one of the last large parcels of prime real estate in the heart of Long Island.

10/26/2012

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

Belmont Park - Elmont, NY (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Latest Idea For Nassau Coliseum: Relocation To Belmont Park

The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.

10/05/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Latest Nassau Coliseum Plan Nixed

There have been disagreements and there has been confusion over the mission of the task force assembled to tackle the future of the arena that is home to the New York Islanders.

09/28/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Task Force Proposes New Ideas For Nassau Coliseum

A group of developers, business leaders and community planners is proposing a privately financed redevelopment of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and its surrounding 77-acre property.

09/21/2011

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

NY Islanders Owner Charles Wang Thanks Nassau County, Says He’s ‘Not Giving Up’ On Long Island

Charles Wang said he has two goals for the Islanders: winning the NHL’s Stanley Cup and staying in their hometown.

08/03/2011

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang, left, and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano. (credit:  AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Nassau Executive Mangano Appeals For New Proposal After Coliseum Referendum Voted Down

Ed Mangano said he will seek new ideas and bids from New York Islanders owner Charles Wang and any other private developer.

08/02/2011

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