If the phrase “annus horribilis” had not already worked its way into the language — thank you, Queen Elizabeth II — some New Yorker thinking deep, year-end thoughts would surely have coined it for 2012.Of course fans were happy. But you can click through to the link, a sports column headlined Packing Brooklyn’s Arena and Packing Away Discord, and read the comments to see what gets ignored. Again.
Not that everything went wrong, of course.
Fans were happy when Brooklyn got a new sports and entertainment center, not to mention a basketball team.
Also mentioned in the article, under Development:
In Brooklyn, the first of 15 residential towers is under construction at Atlantic Yards.