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March 16, 2006

Nassau Chooses Developer to Revive Coliseum Area

Apparently Atlantic Yards Report's persistent attempts to extract a couple of corrections from The NY Times is having some impact. It seems like a "style sheet covering some of the factual pitfalls in covering this controversy," as described to Norman Oder by Deputy Metropolitan Editor Patrick LaForge, has been distributed in the newsroom.

In today's article about Charles Wang's bid to redevelop "the area surrounding the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale," in a section about mixed-use development around sports venues, reporter Paul Vitello wrote:

In Brooklyn, the developer Bruce C. Ratner plans to build a residential and commercial complex over and near railyards with a new Nets basketball arena as its centerpiece. [Emphasis added.]

Posted by lumi at March 16, 2006 7:18 AM