IZOD Center in NJ to close

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  1. Omen

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    http://www.northjersey.com/news/izo...events-after-march-31-being-cleared-1.1192590

    The Christie administration wants to close the Izod Center, which has been a key component of the Meadowlands Sports Complex for 34 years, perhaps as soon as the end of this month.

    The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority board, which holds its monthly meeting on Thursday, is expected to approve a plan that would shutter the 18,000-seat arena by the end of March. Acts booked there for February and March would potentially be moved to the Prudential Center in Newark.

    The facility, since 2007 known as the Izod Center, lost its sports tenants – the Devils of the NHL, Seton Hall basketball, and the Nets NBA franchise – between 2007 and 2010. Only a handful of concerts have been held at the arena in the past two years, although three dozen schools held graduation ceremonies there last spring and the arena still attracts family-oriented holiday shows.
     
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    Damn. I saw many, many events there, dating back to when it was the Brendan Byrne Arena. Countless Devils games, Cosmos games, Harlem Globetrotters, you name it. Not to mention the dozens and dozens of concerts.
     
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    more NJ decay, more NJ pain
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Where will all the spics and guidos go see all those shitty acts they love now?
     
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    The family shows like Ringling Brothers and Disney on Ice will go with second tier arenas for the low cost.

    I am surprised they kept it open this long. I figured it would be shuttered as soon as the Nets left.
     
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    I saw some Devils games and a few Monday Night RAWs there.
     
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    Burn down the new albatross next door while they are at it.....
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    To the Prudential Center in Newark, duh. It aint like the Nassau Colosseum, where a past its prime building is going unreplaced. It already was replaced.
     
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    WTF is that?
     
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    I got an assignment to shoot a show there (I won't say who) before showtime while the house lights were up you could count the white wemens on two hands. I shot the first three songs and fucking ran for my life.
     
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    It's a indoor ski facility slash mall slash entertainment center slash major fucking traffic nightmare anytime a game or concert occurs.. First owner ran out of money second guy I guess still hasn't got his shit together, but either way it's been sitting there for a few years now
     
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    This!


    (Other than a skyway leading to no where.)
     
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    Oh shit, that's a lot bigger than a sky walkway.. Now I see, it's so hard to judge.
     
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    Yeah but Chris is busy blowing thru his lap band in Dallas
     
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    It's a monster
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    And poising himself to run for president. NJ is totally gonna get shafted because every thing he does now will be to appeal to primary voters in other states.
     
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    Christie had nothing to do with it shutting down. The Prudential Center was built in Newark and the Nets left for Brooklyn. Why keep open an aging arena w/ outdated infrastructure? For a couple high school graduations?
     
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    NJ will get shafted when another shit heel Democrat gets elected Gov. Corzine, McGreevey, Florio. That is a heck of a Dem track record. 2 were so bad they were beaten embarrassingly when attempting re-election, the other didn't finish out his term because he was nailed giving jobs to boy toys.

    Edit: Codey wasn't a bad Dem Gov, when he filled in for McG, but he was only gov for a couple months, and didn't have the usual restrictions a Gov does (owing favors/worrying about re-election).