Kansas City Islanders: No Way Lighthouse Gets Built Like This

Sorry to make you click an extra link but Newsday’s embed code for this story isn’t liking me today.

Take a look at this video at what Charles Wang wants to build for the Islanders.

There’s no way in a billion years that’s ever getting built.  Oh maybe he gets an arena out of this, but whatever I’m looking at with a minor league baseball stadium (?) and an artificial lake or whatever that water is – good luck.

If anyone from Kansas City is reading this, you might want to show up at the exhibition game this fall.

In an interview before yesterday’s Hempstead Town board meeting, Wang was asked if scheduling the Islanders for a September exhibition game in Kansas City, Mo., had been a subtle way of getting the county to take action on the Lighthouse Project – and therefore a new Nassau Coliseum. “I don’t think it was that subtle,” he said.

Newsday’s full story is here.