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June 6, 2008


NY Post
by Rich Calder

The regular Post headline writers must be on vacation.

Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner certainly knows how to throw a party. The man who wants to bring the New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn spared no expense yesterday in organizing a gala rally on the steps of Borough Hall to garner support for his $4 billion project, which includes an NBA arena, housing and office space.

More than 3,500 people turned out for the event.

Daniel Goldstein, spokesman for anti-Atlantic Yards group Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, said the rally stunk of "desperation" and was likely done to get more subsidies.


Posted by eric at June 6, 2008 10:19 AM