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November 4, 2008

The Times takes a skeptical look at stadium construction figures (but not AY)

Atlantic Yards Report

If the Atlantic Yards arena moves closer toward construction, maybe the New York Times will take a skeptical look at the numbers behind it. Meanwhile, in today's article about baseball stadiums, headlined As Stadiums’ Costs Swell, Benefits in Question, there's a lot of skepticism.


NoLandGrab: While The Times's Charles Bagli didn't address the planned new arena for the Nets, anyone who still thinks that publicly funded sports venues are a swell idea should read the article.

Posted by eric at November 4, 2008 12:16 PM