Points of Interest: New York Sports

Citi Field

General Information
Address: 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing NY, 11368
Citi Field Box Office: 718-507-TIXX
Website: www.mets.com or @Mets
Mets Clubhouse Shops: 11 W 42nd St & Roosevelt Field Mall, Garden City, LI

Shea Stadium, the Mets longtime former home, is all but a very distant memory, except for some rousing Billy Joel concerts toward the end there that they sometimes replay on PBS late at night. And although most find Citi Fiel ... (continue... )

MCU Park

General Information
Website: www.brooklyncyclones.com or @BKCyclones
Location: 1904 Surf Ave
Phone: 718-37-BKLYN

Since 2001, MCU Park has been the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, a Class-A minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. With tickets for games as low as $10, you can take your whole family, stuff them full of hot dogs, beer, and pretzels, and still pay less than half of what you'd pay at Citi Field. The crowd at MCU (given its loca ... (continue... )

Madison Square Garden

General Information
NFT Map: 9
Address: 4 Pennsylvania Plz New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-465-6741
Website: www.thegarden.com or @TheGarden
Knicks: www.nba.com/knicks or @nyknicks
Liberty: www.nyliberty.com or @nyliberty
Rangers: rangers.nhl.com or @NYRangers
Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000

Once resembling the Doge's Palace in Venice (c.1900), the since-relocated Altoid 'tween Seventh and Eighth Aven ... (continue... )

Yankee Stadium

General Information
Address: 1 E 161st St, Bronx NY 10451
Telephone: 718-293-4300
Website: www.yankees.com or @Yankees

When a city or a team builds a new stadium they usually take the opportunity to come in with something bold and fresh. When the Yankees opened their new stadium in 2009 after 85 years in the old place, it was striking how similar it looked to the old version. And that was by design: after all, as they say, if it ain't broke, ... (continue... )

Barclays Center

General Information
Address: 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11217
Website: barclayscenter.com or @barclayscenter
Nets: www.nba.com/nets or @BrooklynNets
Islanders: www.newyorkislanders.com or @NYIslanders
Tickets: 877-77-BKTIX

Barclays Center, the home of the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders, opened in 2012 as part of the controversial $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards redevelopment project that decked over LIRR tracks and focused e ... (continue... )

Chelsea Piers

General Information
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Address: 23rd Street & Hudson River Park
Phone: 212-336-6666
Website: www.chelseapiers.com
Twitter: @ChelseaPiersNYC

Opened in 1910 as a popular port for trans-Atlantic ships, Chelsea Piers found itself neglected and deteriorating by the 1960s. In 1992, Roland W. Betts (fraternity brother of George W. Bush) began the plan to renovate and refurbish the piers as a gargantuan 28-acre sports and entert ... (continue... )

Prudential Center

General Information
Address: 25 Lafayette St Newark, NJ 07102
Website: www.prucenter.com or @PruCenter
New Jersey Devils: devils.nhl.com or @NHLDevils
Seton Hall: www.shupirates.com or @SHUAthletics
Box Office: 973-757-6600
Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com

The $380 million Prudential Center (or "The Rock" to the media and fans) opened in downtown Newark in 2007 and immediately became a prime destination for ma ... (continue... )

MetLife Stadium

General Information
Address: One MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Phone: 201-559-1500
Website: www.metlifestadium.com or @MLStadium
Giants: www.giants.com or @Giants
Jets: www.newyorkjets.com or @nyjets
Box Office: 201-559-1300
Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000

The $1.6 billion MetLife Stadium is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts 20 NFL games a season--the most of any NFL stadium--as well ... (continue... )