Bruce Ratner was honored Wednesday by the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty. On hand, three Democratic candidates for Mayor in 2009, all of whom praised Ratner. Rep. Anthony Weiner said of the Nets owner: "Bruce Ratner is someone who reminds us all the time that...we need to be a city that continues to grow," said Weiner. Ratner needs continued city help to build the Nets' arena.
- Developer Bruce Ratner Is Honored at Gala - Abraham Reisman - New York Sun