Monday, September 24, 2012

Barclays Center opening soon.

                                                               PHOTO CREDIT: DNAinfo/Leslie Albrecht
The home of the Brooklyn Nets, Barclays Center, will be opening it's doors on September 28th for a sold out Jay-Z concert.  It's been the subject of many heated debates and protests but like it or's happening.  One good thing we read about the arena was in the New York Times last week about the local food that's being offered.

Instead of peanut M&Ms, think Tumbador’s PB&J chocolate bar, handmade in Sunset Park. Instead of Häagen-Dazs, think Blue Marble ice cream. Instead of Tostitos, think Baked in Brooklyn Flatbread Crisps. This is the new Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets with food about as local as stadium fare gets.

That's a definite upside.  Now bring on the affordable housing that was promised.  To read more check out this article in DNAinfo.

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