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Barclays Center

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    The Brooklyn Nets: Gentrification's Team

    Many of the basketball fans who grew up in Brooklyn cast their allegiance with the Knicks long ago. So the Nets had a smaller pool of potential supporters to begin with when the franchise moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn in 2012. Earlier this week, the New York Times created a map showing the mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Here's Where to Eat Like a Baller (and Drink After the Third Quarter) at the Nets Playoff Games

    Since the Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn) opened to a Jay Z concert back in September of 2012, it's been a notable example among stadiums when it comes to food. "We've always looked for partners in the Brooklyn area," explains Marco Fabozzi, the arena's director of food and beverage ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 9, 2014

    ROCK GODS

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame comes to Brooklyn

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Will Madonna Join Pussy Riot Onstage in Brooklyn?

    We're hearing yes. Earlier this month it was announced that weirdos (Flaming Lips), jocks (Imagine Dragons), legends (Ms. Lauryn Hill), and the recently released from prison (Pussy Riot) will take the stage at Barclays Center on Feb. 5th for Amnesty International's Bringing Human Rights Home concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 1/10/14

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    December 25, 2013

    PLANET PIT

    Mr. 305 comes to the 718

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 12/13/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    December 4, 2013

    30 STRONG

    La Mega gets a little help from Ricky Martin

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Chick P's Shakshuka, Our Cheap Eat of the Day

    Shakshuka from Chick P (490 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, 718-783-1525), $9 This belly-warming bowl of stew will fortify you against the cold -- or give you a good base for a beer-fueled night at Barclays Center.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    NYC's Best Music Moments in 2013 (So Far)

    We've still got a couple of months before it's time to avoid Times Square like the plague while ringing in 2014, and yet we've already had a year's worth of memorable musical moments (and then some). Ensemble tributes, controversial hip-hop sets that came up in conversations for weeks afterwards, ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The Best Live Music Venues in New York City

    Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon, the Bowery Ballroom, the Blue Note: all these destinations for live music have earned their place on New York City's perennial favorites list year in and year out. We love them, too, but we're not going to rank them here. Our favorite venues have less to do with pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 10/14/13

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    October 9, 2013

    HEARTBREAKER

    Selena Gomez comes to Barclays

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Karen O Extras: Leftover Quotes From the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Front Woman

    Last week's print issue of The Village Voice featured an incredibly thoughtful and well researched article on the whirling dervish known as Karen O, in advance of her band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' gig at the Barclays Center tonight. In it, we talked about her love of New York, what playing a hometown sh ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 18, 2013

    TRUE BLOOD

    Vampire Weekend at Barclays

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Has Big Plans for the Group's Biggest Show

    "New Jersey is so boring," says the blonde whirlwind known as Karen O, hanging out at home in Manhattan. She's reflecting on why she moved from the Garden State, where she grew up, to New York City a little over a decade ago. "To have something so close that you can touch it, something that's sort o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 9/6/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Voice Choices

    September 4, 2013

    LIGHTERS UP

    Fall Out Boy comes 
to Barclays

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 8/30/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Voice Choices

    August 28, 2013
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    August 28, 2013

    BRUK IT DOWN

    West Indian american day brings parties galore

  • Voice Choices

    July 31, 2013

    SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT

    Justin Bieber plays Barclays

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 6/14/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Voice Choices

    June 12, 2013

    SUCH GREAT HEIGHTS

    The Postal Service is back, 
but hopefully your acne isn’t

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The National - Barclays Center - 6/5/13

    Better Than: Most of what I associate with the term "arena rock" On May 21st, the National played three New York shows of increasing size to celebrate the release of their new album Trouble Will Find Me. It started with a lunchtime set at the Ditmas Park bar Sycamore, continued with an evening sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Laura Marling - Roulette - May 28, 2013

    Better than: That last text you sent your ex. Laura Maurling ain't sweet. Laura Marling is feisty. Last night at Roulette, an intimate venue composed of beautiful, gothic architecture (and where a hanging chandelier wouldn't feel out of place) that's just blocks away from the monstrosity that is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    SNL Sound-Off: Vampire Weekend

    I really, really didn't want to like Vampire Weekend's Saturday Night Live stint on the eve of their forthcoming record, Modern Vampires of the City. I'm one of those haters whose ears bleed at the mere mention of an Oxford Comma, I think they sound like the soundtrack to a fancy Hamptons beach part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Luna Sur Latin Bistro Opens in Hell's Kitchen; Calexico Comes to the Lower East Side

    Luna Sur Latin Bistro opened last week in Hell's Kitchen. The menu features Latin flavors with a mix of Peruvian, Spanish, Mexican, and Cuban dishes like empanadas, tacos, croquettes, and arroz con pollo. The restaurant will host a DJ on the weekends during "Latin Brunch," and a back patio is open t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Our 10 Best Upper East Side Restaurants

    The Upper East Side has had some work done. A culinary facelift? It sure seems that way, judging by the neighborhood's growing tally of inventive new food spots that have emerged over the last few years. At the same time, old favorites have continued to increase their followings. Sure, those with pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Our 10 Best Hot Booze Cocktails in New York City

    You've survived another holiday season. Have you ever had better reason to settle into a dark bar with a stiff drink? I didn't think so. But, as we battle through the next few long john-wearing months, now feels like a good time to order up a strong, warm drink -- with a whole lotta booze. Here a ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 26, 2012
  • Music

    December 12, 2012
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    December 12, 2012

    DECEMBER MADNESS

    Watch college b-ball live

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Our 10 Best Restaurants Near Brookyn's Barclays Center

    The Velveeta double burger at No. 7 is perfect pre-sports fare. One of the first impressions you'll get of the Barclays Center is how stunning the exterior of the building is, and how proud you feel exiting the subway and seeking out the front doors. But once inside, you'll find a cramped interior ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Restaurants Near Barclays Center, Brooklyn

    You're about to ascend the stairs from the subway to the new Barclays Center, where you'll attend a show you've been anticipating for some time. But you've left yourself time to eat first. Where can you get a great meal, either sitting down or on the fly, within easy walking distance of the venue?

  • Music

    October 31, 2012

    Sound of the Sandy City

    The day the music tried

  • Voice Choices

    October 31, 2012

    REGGAETON LATINO

    Wisin y Yandel return to Madison Square Garden

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Photos: People Air-drumming To Rush At Barclays Last Night

    Last night Rush progged their way into Barclays Center. As we learned from Steve "This drummer is at the wrong gig" Moore yesterday, air-drumming is an essential part of the Rush live experience. We sent photographer Kaitlin Parry out to investigate. See Also: - Is every piece of his monstro drum ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2012
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    October 17, 2012

    KNOCK OUT

    Championship boxing at Barclays Center

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Barclays Center's Security Put Jay-Z Fans Through The Wringer. Streisand Fans, Not So Much. Was It Racist?

    If you went to the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last month, getting into the arena probably felt like you were getting on an airplane -- concertgoers were put through airport-style metal detectors.However, if you caught Barbara Streisand at the same venue last week, the same secu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Point: Jay-Z Sold Out Brooklyn

    Counterpoint: Jay-Z Saved Brooklyn According to Jay-Z's own mythology, at some point in the '90s he used an apartment at 560 State Street in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill neighborhood as a stash spot for his drug-peddling paraphernalia. Last week, the rapper played eight back-to-back shows two-and-a-half ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Counterpoint: Jay-Z Saved Brooklyn

    Sean Carter has always let it be known that he is a ruthless cultural capitalist, a man who's out for success for himself and his own. Now that he's achieved that success, it's worth thinking about what his single-minded pursuit of the American dream means to his native borough, where he just perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Rural Restaurant, Tejal Rao at Comodo

    Robert Sietsema goes to Rural Restaurant, a northeast Chinese eatery in Flushing. The food shows Korean, Mongolian, and Russian influences: "Speaking of deals, pescatarians will go gaga over the flounder version of the recipe--an entire fish thickly crusted with cumin, red-pepper flakes, garlic, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Jay-Z - Barclays Center - 9/29/2012 (Day 2)

    See Photos From Night One: Hello Brooklyn: Jay-Z's First Night at the Barclays Center Jay-Z Barclays Center 9/29/12 Better Than: Seeing Jay-Z on the third night at Barclays Center. Brooklyn has quickly become New York City's most popular borough, amassing a cult-like following (and real estate e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Creators of Atlantic Yards film, Battle for Brooklyn, Talk Opening of Barclays Center, Jay-z, Corruption, and More (Pt. 2)

    Yesterday we introduced you to Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley, co-directors of the film Battle for Brooklyn. The film follows Brooklyn apartment owner Daniel Goldstein and his fight to save his home from real estate developer Bruce Ratner and other powerful New York City figures and officials see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Jay-Z Adds Two Shows To Barclays Center Run; Tickets Go On Sale Friday

    Jay-Z has added two more shows to his run of gigs at the Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena that will serve as home to his imminently-of-the-borough Nets. A presale going for American Express cardmembers will last until 10 p.m. tonight; the rest of the tickets, including a bunch priced at $30, go o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    New Brooklyn Home for the Nets Will Provide Thousands of Local Jobs, Bloomberg Brags

    This morning, reporters wearing hard hats entered the massive construction site of the future home of the Nets in Brooklyn to hear Mayor Mike Bloomberg brag about the thousands of jobs the project will provide for neighborhood residents. But there seemed to be a bit of confusion in the question-an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    The Islanders Are Coming! The Islanders Are Coming!

    ​Things have been mostly quiet on the New York Islanders arena front since their public vote for a new home in the 516 crashed and burned spectacularly last summer. That all changed yesterday afternoon, however, with the announcement that the team has scheduled an exhibition game against the D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007

    Nothing Says "Brooklyn Basketball" Like... A British Banking Conglomerate

    The Future Barclays Arena According to a story in today’s Post, British financial giant Barclays will be paying an as-yet unspecified massive sum (“hundreds of millions of dollars”) for naming rights to the Nets’ new Brooklyn arena. They're calling it the most expensive stadium deal in the ... More >>

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