It turns out that at least for now, the fallout from Barclays Center on its immediate surroundings is not as bad as feared, or as good as hoped for — depending on your point of view. Thousands of people descend on the area at game or concert time, but when it’s over they leave. Promptly. Click here.
Afterthought. Wait a minute! If folks just come, watch the game and scurry home without hanging around and spending their money, than whatever happened to the neighborhood revitalization that the project was supposed to bring?