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Saturday, May 22, 2004

Nader to rail against arena

Atlantic Yards: Consumer advocate and potential presidential spoiler Ralph Nader is coming to town this week to speak out against the proposed Brooklyn arena and Westside Manhattan stadium projects. Comment.

Arena costs us 100s of millions        

Atlantic Yards: Just how much will a Brooklyn basketball arena cost New York City taxpayers? Comment.

Protesters need to adjust focus

Weintrob: It’s not just the Nets, and it’s not just eminent domain. Whether Bruce Ratner has his way with us, in transforming Brooklyn from its status as a perpetually evolving multi-textured urban quilt into a sterile Manhattanized version of cul-de-sac suburbia, will depend more on our collective vision than on our individual pocketbooks. Comment.

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