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Beyond the Hype of Jay-Z's Brooklyn Nets Announcement

Norman Oder | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York
Norman Oder

The media turned out in droves Monday for a heavily-managed press conference with Jay-Z in Brooklyn across from the under-construction Barclays Center arena. There wasn't much news.

Battle for Brooklyn Recasts the Atlantic Yards Narrative

Norman Oder | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York
Norman Oder

The compelling new documentary does not just recount seven-plus years of community conflict over the Atlantic Yards megaproject. It shows how the media shape the public's understanding of it.

Atlantic Yards Likely Future: 'An Arena And A Large Parking Lot'

Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

In a 2004 press release, Forest City Enterprises pitched the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards project as a development that would "become an integral part of t...

Atlantic Yards Stopped?

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

Longstanding opponents Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn and Brooklyn Speaks got a favorable response last month and will have a hearing tomorrow, Dec. 2...

I Never Promised to Be an Ineffectual Martyr

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

For nearly seven years, at considerable personal risk, I used my home to fight the abuse of eminent domain and Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project. But I never promised to be an ineffectual martyr.

Barclays Center Design Plans Released (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Renderings for the Atlantic Yards Barclays Center were revealed yesterday. After many years of controversy and lawsuits, a groundbreaking ceremony for...

Atlantic Yards Designs: A Look Back At The Six-Year Saga

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Wednesday, developer Bruce Ratner unveiled new designs for his planned Nets basketball arena in Brooklyn, an Ellerbe Becket and SHoP-designed compl...

Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards Deal Sweetened By MTA

New York Daily News | Erin Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Under a new agreement unveiled Monday, Ratner will pay just $20 million upfront - with the other $80 million spaced out over 21 years. Read more: htt...