NYC Living - Places - Venues - New York, New York, USA

Places for performances, concerts, athletics, conventions, tradeshows, gatherings
  • Apollo Theater: The Apollo; Harlem theater that launched many African American artists
  • Beacon Theatre: Live music/entertainment; also known as the Beacon Theater and Hotel; built 1929
  • Best Buy Theatre: Times Square; 2,100 capacity multi-use theater that can accommodate concerts, live television and web broadcasts, live recordings, award shows, and cocktail receptions; formerly Nokia Theatre
  • Bowery Ballroom: Music venue; 1929 original construction
  • Carnegie Hall: Famous concert hall; presents a range of performing arts and educational events
  • Citi Field: 42,000-seat baseball stadium; constructed 2009 replacing the Shea Stadium; home of the New York Mets; Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens
  • Cotton Club: Famous nightclub; at 42nd Street and Lenox Avenue
  • Film Forum: Movie house; shows independent premieres and repertory programming
  • Garden, The: Madison Square Garden; entertainment stadium above Penn Station hosting a wide variety of sports and entertainment events
  • Javits Center: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center; exhibit space over 6 hecatres; named after four-term US Senator Jacob Koppel Javits (1904-1986); I. M. Pei designed
  • Kupferberg Ctr: auditorium and concert hall; located on the campus of Queens College in Flushing; 2127-seat Colden Auditorium, the region's largest indoor performance space; 489-seat LeFrak Concert Hall; formerly Colden Center for the Performing Arts
  • Lincoln Ctr: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; world's largest cultural complex; home to a dozen independent resident performing arts companies; hundreds of live performances yearly including music, opera, theater, dance, puppetry, circus, and cultural expression from around the globe; special festival and concert series; Facilities include: Avery Fisher Hall, Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theatre, Guggenheim Bandshell, Alice Tully Hall, Walter Reade Theater, the Rose Building, Beaumont Newhouse Theaters; Resident companies include: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and School of American Ballet; Mostly Mozart Festival
  • MCU Park: Minor league baseball stadium; home of New York Mets-affiliated Brooklyn Cyclones; Coney Island; formerly KeySpan Park
  • Meadowlands/IZOD Ctr: IZOD Center; Meadowlands Sports Complex; multi-use, multi-venue sports complex in New Jersey; includes Izod Center (formerly Brendan Byrne Arena; formerly Continental Airlines Arena), Giants Stadium, Meadowlands Racetrack; operated by New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
  • Public Theater: Performance space; Joe's Pub; Shakespeare in the Park; on Lafayette Street; formerly the Astor Library
  • Radio City: Radio City Music Hall; famous theater for a range of entertainment events, Christmas Spectacular; opened in 1932
  • Richmond Co: The Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St George; Home of minor league Staten Island Yankees; concerts and special events
  • Roseland: Roseland Ballroom; events such as concerts or boxing
  • Town Hall: Theater; concerts, lectures, drama, radio shows; National Historic Landmark
  • Yankee Stad: Baseball park approx 58,000 seats; home of the Major League Baseball New York Yankees; opened 1923; The Bronx; new stadium under development across street
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