The Nassau Coliseum Was Not A Dump: What The Isles Are Leaving Behind

In October 2012, a month into the NHL lockout, with the schedule already beginning to crumble, the New York Islanders made a big announcement: Upon expiration of their lease in 2015, the Isles would be leaving the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, their publicly owned home of 40 years, for Brooklyn's Barclays Center.… » 5/10/13 3:35pm 5/10/13 3:35pm

The Islanders And Nassau County Are Getting Divorced, So It's Time To…

This we knew, but now things are getting ugly. Even setting aside the actual product on the ice for a moment, the recent history of the Islanders in Nassau County has been miserable. A terrible lease for a terrible arena has kept them shackled in a county that can't afford to pay for anything even if it was… » 3/03/13 9:35am 3/03/13 9:35am

A Man Was Arrested For Landing A Private Helicopter At The Nassau…

What a weird, weird scene this must have been. Saturday night the Nassau Coliseum, just days after learning it would soon lose the Islanders, played host to some kind of electronic music concert called "Haunted Coliseum" and people—"teens"—went crazy. Depending on which report you read, anywhere from 50 to 100 people… » 10/28/12 3:30pm 10/28/12 3:30pm