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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment has partnered with Hospital for Special Surgery and LeFrak Center at Lakeside to launch Sticks & Skates, a community program designed to provide free public ice skating and hockey programming ( BS&E ). ...

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