Post Tagged with: "Barclays Center"

China's women's basketball team played against the New York Liberty on May 9 at the Barclays Center. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Basketball Game Reflects Intricate China-US Relationship

Brooklyn, East Asian, Sports May 10, 2019 at 3:44 pm

Before a WNBA preseason game between the New York Liberty and China’s national team, Liberty owner Joseph Tsai spoke about how sports can improve relations between the two countries, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Le Pain Quotidien's new home in the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID area. (Photo by Lore Croghan, via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

‘Barclays Effect’ Spikes Fifth Avenue Retail Rents

Brooklyn, Business, Real Estate February 19, 2014 at 11:17 am

Store rents on Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue are rising thanks to increased foot traffic drawn by events at the nearby Barclays Center, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Photo by Sierra Leone Starks

Young Boxer Finds Second Chance in Ring

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Sports September 30, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Claude Staten Jr. takes his fight from the East Flatbush streets to the Barclays Center ring.

In 13 years as Brooklyn borough president, Marty Markowitz has been a tireless, media-savvy cheerleader for the borough, including the controversial Atlantic Yards development. (Photo by Azi Paybarah, Flickr Creative Commons License)

In Marty Markowitz Tenure, a Cautionary Tale

As Marty Markowitz’s third term as Brooklyn Borough President comes to an end this year, voters having to decide who will succeed him are left with many open questions about his legacy, and even the function of the job.

(Via Manhattan Times)

Voices in Focus: Continued Strife Over Nets Arena

Culture, Education August 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm

In today’s roundup: continued dissent over the new Nets Arena in Brooklyn; an organization that promotes traditional Dominican music; a Mexican musician who fashions instruments from scrap wood; bilingual Department of Motor Vehicles documents; and the first high school in the state to offer Portuguese classes.