10 Jan Nassau Coliseum seeks to recapture its former glory with $130M renovation
By Jennifer Gould Keil
In its heyday, the Nassau Coliseum was the height of Long Island cool, a must-stop for major artists on tour.
But over time, the Coliseum became as crumbled and out of favor as its ancient namesake, the Colosseum in Rome.
Its seats were frayed, the food was lame, and the bathrooms were scarce and barely functional. Patrons abandoned their once-favorite concert hall en masse.
Now all of that is about to change.