Business up near Barclays on event nights

A general view outside the Barclays Center on

A general view outside the Barclays Center on the day the Islanders announced their relocation to Brooklyn in 2015. (Oct. 24, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Business around Brooklyn's new Barclays Center is booming on event nights, and it will only get better when the Islanders hockey team moves there from the Nassau Coliseum in 2015, according to area entrepreneurs.

"It literally looks like a parade coming down the street when events open and close," said Qiana DiBari, co-owner of Va beh', an Italian eatery that opened on Dean Street blocks from...

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