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Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007

Blood money: Nets arena to be named after bank founded on slave money

Atlantic Yards: The future home for the Brooklyn Nets will be emblazoned with the corporate logo of a British bank that was founded on the slave trade, collaborated with the Nazis and did business with South Africa’s apartheid government. Comment

‘Barclays’ has a bad ring

Editorial: Bruce Ratner has stabbed his black supporters in the back. Comment

Payday: Pataki’s man gets a (tax) break

Bridge ‘Park’: A politically connected developer of luxury condos within the state’s “Brooklyn Bridge Park” waterfront project will get a steep tax break, according to a lease agreement released last week. Comment

Tetherball: the city game is back!

Brooklyn Angle: New designs for Brooklyn Bridge Park show new tetherball — tetherball! — courts. Our columnist is excited. Comments (3)

Developer feeds hungry artists

DUMBO: Three artists will soon be elevated from “starving” to “working,” thanks to a developer with a soft spot for creative types. Comment

The dirt on IKEA’s dirt

Red Hook: The mystery of the missing rubble at the IKEA construction site in Red Hook grows. Comment

Letters: Marty was right: The Paper is biased!

Letters: A writer concurs with Borough President Markowitz in slamming The Paper’s Atlantic Yards coverage. Comment