Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Arts & Entertainment

Results 31 - 40 of 194


Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Sista's Place Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Coffeehouse and performance space that supports activism
Sixth Avenue Jazz Loft Midtown South Manhattan After hours hangout for jazz musicians from 1954 to 1964
Skate Key Roller Rink (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular venue for skating, break dancing competitions and "battles"
Skylight Gallery Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Gallery featuring work by artists from Africa and the Diaspora
Slave Theater (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn First opened as the Regent Theater, then as Slave One, identified with African American activism
Smalls Jazz Club Greenwich Village Manhattan Tiny jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Smalls' Paradise (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A long-running Harlem jazz club, closed in 1986
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden Livingston Staten Island Cultural center located in former seamen's retirement complex
Socrates Sculpture Park Long Island City Queens Public park and site of sculpture installations
South Street Seaport Financial District Manhattan Once port and fish market, now historic district, museum, and tourism center
Southpaw (former) Park Slope Brooklyn Beloved Park Slope record store
Spirit of East Harlem Mural East Harlem Manhattan Four-story mural painted by and about El Barrio residents
St. Agnes Apartments Harlem Manhattan Home to African American man of the theater and unionist, Frederick O'Neal
St. Mark's Comics East Village Manhattan A major source for comic books in New York City
St. Nick's Pub Harlem Manhattan Live jazz seven nights a week for more than fifty years
Staten Island Museum St. George Staten Island NYC's only general interest museum
Steinway Hall Midtown Manhattan The showroom for the Steinway & Sons Piano Company
Steinway Piano Factory Astoria Queens The factory where Steinway & Sons Pianos are made
Studio 54 (former), now Roundabout Theater Company Midtown Manhattan Nightclub renowned for hard partying
Sunny's Bar Red Hook Brooklyn A neighborhood anchor along the Red Hook waterfront
Teatro Puerto Rico (former) Mott Haven Bronx Featured Mexican movies and Puerto Rican music
Terraza 7 Elmhurst Queens Queens music venue and bar highlighting jazz and traditional Latin music
The East (site of) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cultural center that promoted Black Nationalism and pan-Africanism
The Marion Building Harlem Manhattan Former home of the Harlem Community Art Center
The Point Community Development Corporation Hunts Point Bronx A cultural center in the South Bronx
The Shore Movie Theater Coney Island Brooklyn Coney Island Theater built in the 20s
The Statue of the Triumph of Civic Virtue Kew Gardens Queens Frequently debated and relocated statue by Frederick William MacMonnies
The Town Hall Times Square Manhattan Performance space originally built as a lecture hall and meeting place for the women's suffrage movement.
The Yippie! Museum and Cafe NoHo Manhattan A mecca for counter-culturists since the 1960s
Theater for the New City East Village Manhattan Pulitzer prize-winning community cultural institution
Tree of Hope (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan A talisman for performers
Tritons Club (former) Hunts Point Bronx Social club established by the Sparks stickball team
Tropicana Club (former) Longwood Bronx The Bronx's most elegant nightclub for Latin Music
Van Alen Books Flatiron Manhattan Van Alen Books is a bookstore dedicated to the sale of architecture and design books. It is also used as a public reading room and event space.
Variety Theatre (site of) East Village Manhattan An old movie theater, once an unofficial neighborhood landmark
Venus Mural Chelsea Manhattan Public art that has graced prison facade since 1970
Village Gate (now Le Poisson Rouge) Greenwich Village Manhattan Nightclub featuring diverse styles of music, closed in 1993 and reopened in 2007
Village Vanguard West Village Manhattan Long-time jazz club
Vogue Knights Garment District Manhattan "Ballroom" club night featuring vogue and runway competitions
Volksgarten (site of) NoHo Manhattan A music hall in "Kleindeutschland" or Little Germany
Wall of Respect for Chinese Workers (site of) Chinatown Manhattan Mural created to curb local gang violence, demolished in 2006
Webster Hall East Village Manhattan A popular concert and dance hall since 1886
West 52nd Street (Swing Street) Midtown Manhattan Street where many jazz clubs were clustered
Westbeth West Village Manhattan Largest artist community in the world