Arts and Entertainment are plentiful in New York City. You can choose anything from professional sports, stand-up comedy shows, a Broadway theater performance, the grand opera and everything in-between. The following are some of NYC’s best arts and entertainment.
| Amateur Night at the Apollo |
The Apollo theater is one of New York City’s landmark attractions. This club has been the starting stage for many well-known artists such as James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin. Shows at the Apollo are often quite pricey but the famous Amateur Night at the Apollo is a lot cheaper. Amateur Night a the Apollo is big, loud party where brave contestants come to be cheered or booed.
| Broadway Theatres |
Broadway Theatres, commonly known as Broadway are an essential part of the artistic life of New York City. Located mostly in the Theater District, Broadway Theatres contain 40 professional theaters. Much Like London's West End, Broadway has its own unique charm. Broadway theatres are a popular tourist attraction in New York City.
| Madison Square Garden |
Madison Square Garden is New York City’s most famous indoor arena. It goes by many names, some of which include the abbreviation MSG, The Garden or The World’s Most Famous Arena. It is located in Manhattan on 8th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets, right on top of Penn Station. It is New York City’s oldest active sporting facility. It is also one of the busiest music arenas in the world.
| New York Giants |
The New York Giants are New York City's professional football team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants play their home games at the Metlife Stadium, which they share with the New York Jets. The team colors are royal blue, red, gray, and white. So far, the New York Giants have won seven league championships, with four NFL championships (1927, 1934, 1938, 1956) and three Super Bowls (1986, 1990 and 2007).
| New York Islanders |
New York Islanders
| New York Jets |
The New York Jets are New York City’s professional football team based in Florham Park, New Jersey. The Jets play their home games at the Metlife Stadium, which they share with the New York Giants. Their team colors are green and white. Although the Jets have appeared in various playoff games, the Jets have never won the SuperBowl while in the NFL.
| New York Knicks |
New York Knicks
| New York Liberty |
The New York Liberty...
| New York Mets |
The New York Mets are New York City's professional baseball team based in Queens. The Mets belong to Major League Baseball's (MLB) National League (NL) division and are one of two teams representing New York City, with the other being the New York Yankees. The New York Mets is short for Metropolitans.
| New York Rangers |
The New York Rangers are New York City’s ice hockey team that play their home games at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers are a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the NHL, having joined in 1926 as an expansion franchise.
| New York Red Bulls |
New York Red Bulls
| New York Yankees |
The New York Yankees are New York City's professional baseball team based in the Bronx. The Yankees belongs to Major League Baseball's (MLB) American League (AL) division and are one of two teams representing New York City, with the other being the New York Mets.
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| Tickets for Television Show Tapings in New York City |
Several of America’s top television programs are filmed in New York City. Many of these shows provide free tickets to live tapings of the show. But because these tickets are free, they are often quite difficult to come by. Some of the most popular shows can have waiting lists that are over a year long. The following is a list of some of NYC’s most popular television shows that offer free tickets along with the procedures on how to get free tickets to the show.
| TKTS Booths |
TKTS booths allow you to purchase same-day Broadway tickets at up to 50% discount price. With TKTS, you can generally save between 20% to 50% off the full ticket price of a Broadway show. The downside to this is that you have to stand in a long line to make your purchase, even in the winter time.