Places tagged Recreation

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Ridgewood Reservoir Cypress Hills Queens Heart of the old Brooklyn water supply system, now part of Highland Park
Riverbank State Park Hamilton Heights Manhattan Popular park atop a wastewater treatment plant
Robert Fulton Park Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn A public park in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Rose Hill Gymnasium Fordham Bronx Fordham University's storied gym
Rotunda at the 79th St. Boat Basin Upper West Side Manhattan Scenic waterfront patio
Rucker Park basketball courts Central Harlem Manhattan A popular spot for pick-up games
Russian Turkish Baths East Village Manhattan Public bath house in the Russian & Turkish tradition
Sasaki Garden at Washington Square Village Greenwich Village Manhattan Cherished greenspace in the heart of Washington Square Village
Schoolyard at P.S. 15 and P.S. 27 (former) Red Hook Brooklyn Once, the site of a playground
Sesame Flyers International East Flatbush Brooklyn Multi-service non-profit orgabization, and mainstay of Brooklyn's West Indian American Day Carnival
Sheep Meadow, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Sprawling lawn in Central Park, site of important events and general recreation
Sheepshead Bay Fishing Village Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn Marina and popular fishing spot
Shore Road Bicycle Path Bay Ridge Brooklyn Waterfront bicycle trail, offering views of the Narrows and the Verrazano Bridge
Skate Key Roller Rink (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular venue for skating, break dancing competitions and "battles"
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
Sonny and Nancy's Cobble Hill Brooklyn Beer garden behind a convenience store
South Oxford Tennis Club (site of) Fort Greene Brooklyn Now a park, the club once offered clay courts and a clubhouse
South Street Seaport Financial District Manhattan Once port and fish market, now historic district, museum, and tourism center
Steam Room at the Vanderbilt YMCA Turtle Bay Manhattan Relaxation space at the Y
Studio 54 (former), now Roundabout Theater Company Midtown Manhattan Nightclub renowned for hard partying
Sugar Hill Disco and Restaurant Clinton Hill Brooklyn Popular dance club and restaurant
Thain Family Forest Bronx Park Bronx Old growth forest at the New York Botanical Garden
The Bhakti Center Lower East Side Manhattan Lower East Side devotional arts center
The Cage (West 4th St. Courts) Greenwich Village Manhattan Basketball court preferred by players and spectators
The Esplanade, Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Waterfront walkway
The Point Community Development Corporation Hunts Point Bronx A cultural center in the South Bronx
Thomas Jefferson Park and Pool East Harlem Manhattan WPA-era public pool that has seen some eras of racial strife
Tompkins Square Park East Village Manhattan East Village park since 1837
Travers Park Jackson Heights Queens Park in Jackson Heights
Tritons Club (former) Hunts Point Bronx Social club established by the Sparks stickball team
Union Square Park Union Square Manhattan A park and popular gathering space that offers a flagship Farmers Market
Untermyer Gardens Conservancy Manhattan Garden of Eden in Yonkers
Van Cortlandt Park Bronx A vast, historic park and nature preserve in the Bronx
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
Volksgarten (site of) NoHo Manhattan A music hall in "Kleindeutschland" or Little Germany
Washington Square Park Greenwich Village Manhattan A center of Greenwich Village life
Washington Square Park Chess Tables Greenwich Village Manhattan Gathering spot for chess players and spectators
Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center Riverdale Bronx Offers cultural and educational programs about humans and the environment and a large horticultural garden
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
William F. Moore Park, or Spaghetti Park Corona Queens Park featuring bocce courts
Winnie's Bar & Restaurant Chinatown Manhattan Karaoke bar in Chinatown
Yankee Stadium (site of) Concourse Village Bronx The house that Ruth built, now Heritage Field
Young Devils Stickball Field East Harlem Manhattan One spot where a popular street game was played in the 1930's
Zuccotti Park (formerly Liberty Plaza Park) Financial District Manhattan Park rebuilt after 9/11/01 terrorist attack