Tag: american dream

‘American Dream’ will fail, just like Revel and all crony capitalist schemes | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ We’ve had four (!) more governors since Jim McGreevey’s administration dreamed up what was then ominously dubbed ‘Xanadu,’ a 91-acre mall-meets-theme park in the middle of the Meadowlands which resembles a spaceship too large (and ugly) Read More

Christie celebrates relaunch of ‘American Dream’ mega mall eyesore

Financing the long-stalled project has been a downright nightmare, Save Jerseyans, but after plenty of finance sector gymnastics and intense negotiations, Chris Christie visited the Meadowlands on Monday to celebrate the mega mall’s new lease on life: American Dream is Read More

Putting a Price Tag on the American Dream

This is the fourth installment of Mall Madness, a five-part series on the American Dream retail and entertainment complex under construction in the Meadowlands. The series was produced through a reporting collaboration between WNYC, NJ Spotlight, and Bloomberg Businessweek. The Read More