Navy Yard to host Clinton-Sanders presidential debate - Brooklyn


Apr. 6, 2016 12:56 pm

Navy Yard to host Clinton-Sanders presidential debate

A big win for the rapidly expanding business hub.

The Duggal Greenhouse at the Navy Yard.

(Courtesy photo)

The two Brooklyn-connected candidates of the Democratic party will talk about the last show they saw and their favorite bars on Bedford Avenue next Thursday night in a debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Just kidding! They’ll talk about policy and rights and war and so forth, probably.

Flatbush’s Bernie Sanders, a self-described turnstile-jumper, will take on Downtown Brooklyn’s Hillary Clinton on April 14, just five days before New York’s primary, CNN reported this week.

Clinton, who represented the state of New York in the U. S. Senate for eight years before being chosen by President Obama to be Secretary of State, is leading Sanders in polls by 11 points.

The debate, which will be moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and will take place at the Duggal Greenhouse, represents a win for the Navy Yard, which is undergoing a huge expansion and modernization.

The Duggal Greenhouse is an events space on the water at the Navy Yard. It is, according to itself, “Perfectly situated, expertly managed, and ready to host your most important event. Guests may arrive by ground transportation or yacht and dock steps from the Duggal Greenhouse and its private waterfront patio. The Greenhouse is a laboratory in new technology, utilizing solar energy, organic air purification and eco friendly building practices.”


Companies: Brooklyn Navy Yard
Already a member? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the community
New call-to-action


3 reasons why Ethereal NY is more than a blockchain conference

Algorave heads to Eyebeam *expanding galaxy brain*

3 ways blockchain technology could revolutionize the law



You can win up to $360,000 at the WeWork Creator Awards

Philadelphia, PA


Senior Interaction Designer

Apply Now

Brooklyn, NET/WORK 2018 is coming up and it’s got jobs

Watch musicians live-code music at Algorave

Chart your course to CARTO’s first Spatial Data Science Conference



Explore how diverse teams build dynamic products with Dev Bootcamp

Sign-up for daily news updates from Brooklyn

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!