2143 Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
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Built in 1909 as a sports arena, the Armory Track & Field Center was an active venue, until it was used as a shelter for the homeless around the year 1987. After the economic Depression, renovations have let the center regain its lost glory. Track and field events, championship matches, sports workshops for children are held regularly at this center. The center features an indoor track which was an addition to the arena after the renovations.
Built as the Loew's Wonder Theater in 1929, the United Palace theater was acquired by the Christ Community Palace Church in 1969. After being undertaken by the church, the theater was refurbished to give it a divine and religious feel with Buddha and elephant carvings adorning the walls, while still retaining the overwhelming feel of the theater. Today, the vaudeville theater is known for hosting a number of concerts and events. It is also used by the church for its cultural and religious activities and a number of film and television shoots are also held here.
GTT has been a collaborative performance center for the last four years and is continuing to grow. With a lot of emphasis on contemporary American issues and a flair for politics, this young group continues to reach out to the public. The experience here is always something one can relate to. Check the website or call the box office for show times and programs. Tickets can also be ordered online through Paypal.
The skating court at the Riverbank State Park turns into an ice skating rink every winter, welcoming visitors from all over the city looking for some winter recreation. The rink is situated by the Hudson River, with beautiful views at the other side of the river as well. Admission prices are minimal, and one can also rent skates or enroll for ice skating lessons. If you wish to hold a special event here, you can rent the entire rink too.
Students at the City College of New York have access to a great sport facility in the form of the Nat Holman Gymnasium. With a seating capacity of 20,000 people, this gymnasium located in the basement of the Marshak Science Building is the site of sporting events like basketball & volleyball games. It has also played host to fencing competitions & other intramural events.
Located on the campus of City College of New York, Aaron Davis Hall holds a 750-seat proscenium theater, a 175-seat experimental theater, and a 75-seat rehearsal studio-workshop. It hosts both student and professional performances including the Dance Theater of Harlem, the New York City Opera National Company, and is affiliated with Harlem Stage. Renowned and celebrated artists have hosted their performances here. It introduces the students to the world beyond the classroom.
The 1923 Yankee Stadium was a historic landmark in the world of Major League Baseball. Some of the sport's greatest players spent their careers there, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio. Though they'll never be able to replace that historic monument, the franchise debuted their new stadium in 2009, directly across the street from the old park. The "new" Yankee Stadium has many new features, such as expanded walkways, more concessionaires, and a renovated Monument Park. Lifetime fans will notice familiar touches, though, the biggest among them being the outfield frieze back in its original location around the upper deck. Suite and party facilities are available for those looking for something slightly more private. Check the website for pricing, schedules and other info.
Street fairs are quite common around New York and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem comes alive for the same. From parades to street parties, holiday fun or even community rallies, Amsterdam Avenue gives heart to Harlem. Events on this street are local and small scale but to know more you can always call the New York tourist line +1 800 225 5687 (toll free).
This 1,385-seat venue is the largest exponent of performing arts in Northern New Jersey. Annually, over 300,000 people enjoy the musicals and entertainment programs at this center. Boys II Men, The Beach Boys and the Prague Symphony Orchestra are some of the famous groups that have performed here. The center also has an education program for school children that helps them learn and appreciate fine arts.
Located in New York, this music school is a well-known institution for budding musicians. With a knowledgeable faculty, this school has all the features for honing and refining musical talents. It offers a range of degrees and diplomas in music. The institute has a huge campus and the John C. Borden Auditorium provides a venue for musicals and performances. Manhattan School of Music's libraries give students a wealth of resources with books ,LP's, CD's at their disposal. All in all, this is a great venue and an even better institute for those who have a ear and talent for music. Harry Connick Jr., Billy Joel, John Lewis and Phil Woods have been some of the schools esteemed students.
Housed in the Riverside Church, the Riverside Theater is the cultural and social platform of the church. It regularly presents a variety of theatrical works, musicals and events that helps bring forth the creative ability in the youth. A great place to come by and spend a time with something that will not only engage you but inspire you as well. Do check out their official website for details on schedules and tickets.
This Moroccan style club offers two floors of dance and lounge space for your next event. Modern sound and light systems, a game room and bar area will make sure the party will continue all night long.