After a successful run of two sold out dates at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in October 2012 - along with 90 Sensation events for millions of visitors in more than 20 countries since 2000 - Netherlands based ID&T, in conjunction with Goldenvoice, is pleased to announce the inaugural Sensation U.S. tour. Sensation will take place September 14 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California; October 4 & 5 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada; October 11 & 12 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida and October 25 & 26 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Sensation will present to U.S. audiences "The Ocean Of White," which premiered in Amsterdam, toured all over the world and performed last weekend in front of 30,000 people at the sold out Rogers Centre in Toronto marking the first Sensation Canada... It all comes full circle in Brooklyn, the place where it all began for Sensation in the U.S. and ID&T's home away from home.
...Regular and Deluxe (VIP) tickets go on sale June 14, 10AM local time via Sensation.com, Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone (800.745.3000) and selected Ticketmaster outlets.
Pacific Park Brooklyn is seriously delayed, Forest City Realty Trust said yesterday in a news release, which further acknowledged that the project has caused a $300 million impairment, or write-down of the asset, as the expected revenues no longer exceed the carrying cost.
The Cleveland-based developer, parent of Brooklyn-based Forest City Ratner, which is a 30% investor in Pacific Park along with 70% partner/overseer Greenland USA, blamed the "significant impairment" on an oversupply of market-rate apartments, the uncertain fate of the 421-a tax break, and a continued increase in construction costs.
While the delay essentially confirms the obvious, given that two major buildings have not launched despite plans to do so, it raises significant questions about the future of the project, including:
if market-rate construction is delayed, will the affordable h…