Here’s another example of the odd array of critics brought together in opposition to the impending Atlantic Yards project:
The anti-big-development critics who made hay over the naming rights of the planned Barclays Center because of that bank’s historical ties to slavery are now joined by the state Libertarian Party, which is urging Read More
At the prompting of one outspoken reader, here’s a little more about the latest debate going on with the Atlantic Yards Project.
Years ago, Barclays Bank in England was involved in the slave trade and did business with South Africa during apartheid. Today, they’ve got the naming rights for the stadium that’s part Read More
Richard Lipsky, whom we have noted is a paid consultant to Forest City Ratner, pumps up the warm and fuzzy part of the Nets arena naming deal : a $2.5 million “Nets-Barclays Sports Alliance.” Compared to the nearly $400 million that the Nets are getting for the arena naming rights, this is the stuff Read More
Blogger Norman Oder figures that the sale of the naming rights for the Nets’ new home in Brooklyn will cover about half of the bond payments for the arena.
Or, rather, the “nearly $400 million” from Barclays Bank would cover that much of the construction cost if the developer, Forest City Ratner, Read More
Jennifer Thurston and Carl Neuhaus
Met: August 2003
Engaged: March 3, 2006
Projected Wedding Date: Nov. 25, 2006
It’s a capital idea! Carl Neuhaus, 28, a manager at Barclays Capital, is marrying Jennifer Thurston, 30, an account supervisor at Zenithdirect, an advertising firm, at Capitale, the cavernous boîte in a former bank on the Bowery. Read More
An S.U.V. rolled up to an Upper East Side townhouse, two groggy teens squinting as they emerged. Jane and Jennifer, both 14, both students at the Horace Mann School, hadn’t gotten much sleep the night before, but managed to catch a few winks on the way back from Fire Island. Jane pushed the bell for Read More