Barclays Center Opens Tonight, Battle For Brooklyn Screens Half A Block Away

Barclays Center (09/28/12)
Barclays Center
Camera Photo: D. Caplan

True to their word, the much maligned Barclays Center opens tonight for the first of 8 sold out shows by part Nets owner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. For a list more events playing at the Barclays Center, you can look here or here.

In other related news, there will also be a free outdoor screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, The Battle for Brooklyn, at the Dean Street Playground, at 8PM tonight. In the event of rain, the screening will be indoors, catty corner to the northeast end of the arena, at 669 Atlantic Avenue, corner of S. Portland Avenue.