Home to the legendary dance company The Rockettes, Radio City Music Hall is one of the most spectacular and famous performance venues in the United States. Its locale in the heart of the Big Apple has made it a cultural center, particularly during the Christmas season. Originally opened in 1932 and nicknamed "The Palace for the People," Radio City was renovated in 1980. Anybody who is anybody has performed here - New York legends Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Sammy Davis, Jr. are just a few that spring to mind, and to this day, the stage remains a showcase for entertainment royalty.
Part of the vast Chelsea Piers athletic complex, Chelsea Piers Golf Club at Chelsea Piers provides year-round, all-weather golfing. There are 52 heated and climate controlled stalls in an area comprising 1000 square feet (92.90 square meters). The club also organizes courses for various age groups, wherein first-timers can receive valuable tricks and tips from seasoned professionals. Prices vary for lessons. Call or visit the Chelsea Piers website for more information on times and rates. Parking and child-care are available within the complex.
Set in an expansive 23,000 square feet (2137 square meters) space, Brooklyn Bowl is a melting pot of everything anyone could ask for. A 16-lane bowling alley with massive projection screens has warmed the hearts of locals who stop by to enjoy Happy Hour, when bowling is free. It is possible to rent the space for private events where they provide for live bands, DJs, lighting, photography, flowers, decor, parking and more. Often one can find film or photography shoots happening here. Brooklyn Bowl is also a popular concert venue, hosting many big name acts throughout the year.
Home to the New York Islanders, National Hockey League and the NY Dragons. The Nassau Coliseum hosts a variety of entertainment and sports competitions, from state-of-the-art rock concerts, touring family shows, professional wrestling, boxing, track & field, lacrosse and soccer. Sitting on sixty-three acres (25 hectares) of Mitchel Field, this arena packs in a whole bunch of spectators.
Built in 1903, The New Amsterdam Theatre is one of the oldest theaters in New York City. Home to the original Ziegfeld Follies, unfortunately it had fallen into disrepair for a number of years and almost closed forever. During the renovation of Times Square in the early 1990s, it was purchased by Walt Disney Company and fully restored. It reopened in 1997 to house the Tony Award winning show, The Lion King. Tickets are expensive and hard to get, but don't let that discourage you.
Designed by Philip Johnson to resemble a box of jewels, David H. Koch Theater is home to the New York City Ballet. Situated within the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side, it is one of the most popular addresses for arts in the city. Chandeliers and glass adorn the walls and ceilings in this glinting, glitzy theater and its striking architecture is as much an arresting vision as the shows inside it, if not more. The likes of John Raitt and Ethel Merman have graced this stage in the past. The beautiful performances of the ballerinas and the musicians weave a mesmerizing story out of their performances and is a must visit for the culturally inclined.
PHD Terrace at Dream Midtown is the perfect example of classic decor meeting metropolitan. This rooftop bar is what most city folks would love to head to in the evening to unwind with friends. Treat your taste buds with creative cocktails like Wet Dream, Blackberry Smash, Sparkling Dream Girl or local brew or one can even make a selection of wine from their collection of red and white. Complement your drinks with bar food such as kale artichoke dip, shrimp cocktail or mini pretzel bites. Add elegance to your celebration by hosting your guests at this venue as they offer rental services.
Nestled in the very center of New York City's artsy Theater District, the Shetler Studios & Theatres Inc is a state-of-the-art facility that wholeheartedly encourages local artists from the fields of acting, dance, and music by providing them with the infrastructure that they need to truly express themselves. Dedicated studios for acting, music/dance and live performances are located within the same building.
If you are a fan of jazz music, then Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola is the place to be at. Hosting jazz concerts five nights every week, this club has witnessed performances by numerous well-known artists and has been called the best jazz venue by music legend, Tony Bennett. Along with tasteful music and decor, the club also offers a range of soul food items and a panoramic view of the stunning Manhattan skyline and Central Park.