A day after the New York Times endorsed Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, with its Nets arena and 16 skyscrapers, New York Magazine delivers a cover story that can only be described as a harsh rejection of the plan. Complete with graphic illustrations of how the project would change Brooklyn, New York lays out pluses and minuses but comes down against it. Meanwhile, the Sporting News notes that while most NBA owners are guaranteed hefty profits when they sell, Ratner could be the exception.
- Ratzilla Attacks Brooklyn: Mr. Ratner's Neighborhood - Chris Smith - New York Magazine
- Get rich quick: Buy an NBA franchise - Sean Deveney - The Sporting News
- New Views of Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards - Jason Lee - New York Magazine