Climb out of the Atlantic Avenue subway station in Brooklyn and you’ll run smack dab into the Barclays Center, a multi-event arena known for hosting a range of concerts and, more notably, the Brooklyn Nets and, soon, the New York Islanders. But last Thursday, June 26, saw a different kind of sporting spectacle: the timeless process of picking teams. This was the 2014 NBA draft: when players wear suits, fans wear jerseys, and no team no team walks away certain that they won or lost.
3 Interviews, 3 Days of Music
Governors Ball is a three-day music festival in New York City that draws crowds of over 40,000 each day. The culture is defined by the musicians, which range from big name headliners to up-and-coming young talent. We spoke with three young musicians to see what festival life was like on the other side of the stage.