Tag: LEED

Brooklyn Bowl Takes The LEED In Sustainable Entertainment

Three thousand fifty-eight buildings of all shapes, sizes, designs, and purposes have have met the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards for environmentally sustainable construction since 1994. But the country’s first live music venue – and bowling alley! – got the nod earlier this month when Brooklyn Bowl was LEED certified by the…

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Interview: Brooklyn Bowl’s Peter Shapiro

Peter Shapiro has been a linchpin of the East Coast live-music scene since 1996, when he purchased Manhattan’s Wetlands Preserve from Larry Bloch. He began producing the Jammy Awards in 2000 and in May led a group of investors in relaunching Relix magazine. During the past few years he produced the films U2 3D, Wetlands…