Barclays Center officially opens tomorrow during ceremony

The Barclays Center will officially open its doors tomorrow during a ribbon cutting ceremony. After initial opposition in the surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic avenue community in regards to building

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2012, 7:41 PM

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Barclays Center officially opens tomorrow during ceremony
The Barclays Center will officially open its doors tomorrow during a ribbon cutting ceremony.
After initial opposition in the surrounding Flatbush and Atlantic avenue community in regards to building a new arena, most Brooklyn residents said they were excited about the prospect of bringing professional sports and other events back to the borough.
"A lot of people didn't think [the center] was going be good for downtown Brooklyn, but everything down here is changing and changing for the better," said Devon Chin, of Fort Greene.
Jay-Z will be the Barclays Center's first performance next Friday.


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