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Of course Bruce Ratner will help the Coliseum site

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Because this is Nassau Coliseum of course the man who helped lure the New York Islanders away will help the arena they left behind.

How will you say goodbye to the Coliseum?

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Even for New York Islanders fans who embrace Brooklyn as a new beginning, this week's news raise the question of how we'll say goodbye to a beloved old venue.

Link stew from the lazy blogger

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Apologies for the long quiet weekend on my end -- but if you are RSS-ing or mobile-accessing the site, you may have missed some fun FanPosts and on-going conversation such as WebBard's bit (and...

Lighthouse ancestor: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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With the big day for the Islanders Lighthouse Project, some thoughts turn to what will be missed about the old Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The Islanders' no-move lease

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Amazing how this saga with NVMC has gone on for well over a decade, and continues still: Amid the rumors of relocation, Newsday once again goes into the strict terms of the Islanders' lease, which implies that any attempt to move before 2015 would put the club's owner "in contempt and face the possibility of jail time, high fines and the payment of any damages ." "It's a more extreme lease than you typically see," a commercial law professor tells Newsday. "If I'm the New York Islanders, I'm not sure I would want to sign this lease. From their perspective, it's a bad lease. But just because it's bad, it doesn't mean you can get out of it." Reason #1 things have moved so slowly?

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