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Atlantic Yards down the memory hole: no, the arena's Meditation Room is not "intended as a place for hysterical fans to pause and gather themselves"

This is a kind of "Atlantic Yards down the memory hole" moment. The New Yorker 4/27/20 published a "Postcard from Before," A Pre-Pandemic Night Out with Stephen Malkmus, which follows the "Pavement front man and longtime sports fan [as he] hits up a Nets game and a Brooklyn dive bar—remember those?"

Sure, Sharlene's, which opened in 2009, qualifies as a dive bar, in Punch's description "a relatively new place with the effortless feel of an old-school staple," though old-timers surely remember the the venerable Mooney's.

But this passage in the New Yorker took me aback:
Barclays Center contains a windowless cinder-block room with the words “love” and “joy” posted on the wall. It is known as the Meditation Room. Though the door is often locked, it is intended as a place for hysterical fans to pause and gather themselves.
Well, here's the Meditation Room, according to the Barclays Center guide:
Located on the Main Concourse near the IdentoGO Atlantic Entrance, the Meditation Room at Barclays Center is an oasis of quiet reflection in the heart of Brooklyn.
Conceived in partnership with the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA), the room is available to ticketed event guests from Doors until End Time.
Actually, it's a secular chapel included as a concession to the Rev. Herbert Daughtry, founder of the DBNA, and a key community validator for the arena and the larger Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project.

As the New York Times put it in a whimsical, skeptical front-page (!) article in March 2014, most fans seemed bewildered by the Meditation Room, that Daughtry's critics noted financial support for his organization (and, by extension, his family) by developer Forest City Ratner, and Daughtry's defense that he had to participate, rather than simply be critical.

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