PHOTOS: Take a look inside the Barclays Center

Metro got a peek into the Barclays Center this morning.

City officials celebrated the grand opening of the arena today with an official ribbon cutting.

The new center’s schedule launchesnext Friday with a sold-out concert by Jay-Z, who owns part of the Nets and was a major force in creating the arena.

In October, events include the Harlem Globetrotters, a concert by Brooklyn native Barbra Streisand and the Brooklyn Nets facing off against the Washington Wizards in a preseason game.

Take a look through the photos to see where the Nets will play and where fans will hang out.

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