Just how sweet is Bruce Ratner's alleged sweetheart agreement to build a Nets stadium in Brooklyn? The Observer digs in, documenting the deal in glorious detail:
The city will even throw in a couple of lots that it owns, along with portions of streets and sidewalks, for $1?the mere price of a watery cup of coffee at a corner deli.Point of order: after the stadium is built, that same watery coffee will go for $2. Meantime, Ratner protest site NoLandGrab.org has been aggregating its own dirty laundry list about the Ratner deal, if you're in the mood for some fresh morning vitriol.
· Jets vs. Nets: Brooklyn Arena Deal Template for Stadium [NYObserver]
· Dirty Laundry List [NoLandGrab.org]