Charles Wang

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Holy Crap, the Islanders Are Moving to Brooklyn! (liveblog)

    As the Twitterverse is already aware, the New York Islanders are holding a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center at 1 pm, with the word being that they're set to announce a move to the land of Marty Markowitz once their Nassau Coliseum lease expires in 2015. There are all sorts of questions ... 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

    August 2, 2011

    Are the Islanders Moving to Brooklyn Now or What?

    ​So Nassau County held its vote on the $400 million New York Islanders arena plan yesterday, and for team owner Charles Wang things went about as well as ... it's tempting to say "as well as a typical Islanders game," but that'd be cruel. In any case, the final vote was 57-43% against funding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Perky 'Islanders' Have Own Sport, Arena Controversy

    An Islanders arena campaign ad tries to warn of the consequences of a "no" vote, by using actual footage of the team's defense dissolving.​Today's Daily News features an editorial on next Monday's New York Islanders arena vote, which is notable for a couple of reasons: One, it's a rare acknowl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    If Islanders Flee, Where Will They Go?

    ​The hockey season is underway, which is bad news for Islanders fans in two ways. First off, they have to watch the Islanders for another year. Second, Saturday's season opener marked owner Charles Wang's self-proclaimed deadline for final approval of his gazillion-dollar Lighthouse developmen ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    The Man Who Would Be Kings

    Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies

  • News

    September 17, 2002

    SUNY, Inc.

    The Decline of Higher Ed Under Pataki

  • News

    February 26, 2002

    Pataki Patronage

    The Guv's Attempt to Name a Prosecutor Lays Bare His Own Scandal

  • News

    March 6, 2001


    How Is It That Mike Milbury Hasn’t Been Voted Off the Island Yet?