Barclays Center events: An essential guide to Brooklyn's new arena
Check out the best Barclays Center events—from Brooklyn Nets games to major concerts—and your guide to the best restaurants, bars and things to do nearby.
Tue Sep 25 2012
Photograph: Filip Wolak
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The splashy new 19,000-seat Barclays Center has arrived, and it's bringing us the Brooklyn Nets, the borough's first major pro sports team since the Dodgers left in 1957. (Jay-Z is a part owner; he christens the stadium with a run of way-sold-out dates.) Besides b-ball, the venue plans to host around 220 events in its first year, most of them appropriately massive, including concerts by Rihanna and Lady Gaga. Check out our essential guide to Barclays Center events, plus great restaurants, bars and things to do nearby.
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