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May 8, 2012

Teases of a Streisand Return to Brooklyn

City Room
by Andy Newman

Is she or isn't she?

On Monday morning, the blogger Norman Oder of Atlantic Yards Report posted a screen grab showing the seat map listing.

But by Monday afternoon, Ms. Streisand’s name had been scrubbed from Ticketmaster’s Barclays listings.

And an eerie and oddly constrained silence was upon the lips of those who could speak to the facts.

“We are not confirming this,” said a Barclays spokesman, Barry Baum, when asked if Ms. Streisand was coming.

“I cannot confirm anything, on the record, off the record, between the record,” said Ms. Streisand’s longtime spokesman, Ken Sunshine.

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NoLandGrab: Might Ms. Streisand have learned of the unseemly means by which the Barclays Center is coming into existence? From a March 1, 2012 post on BarbraStreisand.com about opposition to the KeystoneXL pipeline:

...the fact that this foreign-owned corporation would use the autocratic power of eminent domain to take land from unwilling sellers along the 2,000 mile route....

Posted by eric at May 8, 2012 12:38 PM