Elaine Rivera joined the WNYC staff as the politics/economic development reporter in August. Prior to her arrival, Elaine had worked as a staff reporter at the Washington Post. From 1995 to 2001, she was a ...
Supporters and Opponents Pack Nets Arena Hearing in Brooklyn
Thursday, August 24, 2006
New York, NY –
It was a packed and loud public hearing in Brooklyn over the proposed Nets arena, residential and office complex.
Hundreds lined up to get inside and give their opinion. Supporters say developer Bruce Ratner's proposal will bring jobs and tax revenue to the borough. Opponents say traffic will clog the streets and the 16 high-rises are too large for the neighborhood.
WNYC’s Elaine Rivera was there. She joins Soterios Johnson to discuss the hearing and what’s coming up next.