Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden

4 Penn Plz (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY 10121
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    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon–Fri
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes

The World's Most Famous Arena

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  • "THE NEW YORK RANGERS ARE THE BEST" (14 tips)
  • "Rangers suck, but it's a great place to watch a..." (60 tips)
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  • HISTORY

    Opened in 1968, it is the longest active major sporting facility in the Metropolitan area & is the 4th incarnation of the arena in the city. The Garden hosts approximately 320 events a year.

    HISTORY · April 22, 2010
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  • The Wall Street Journal

    This 42-year-old arena is preparing to undergo a wholesale overhaul for $775-$850 million. It'll include floor-level luxury suites and two pedestrian bridges suspended over the playing surface. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · June 17, 2010
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  • People

    You've made it to the Garden! The world's most famous arena is perfect for our fave sport: celeb spotting. If you see star fans like Hugh Jackman and Beyoncé, send a virtual high-five their way.

    People · November 9, 2010
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  • NHL

    Fanatic Fact: After winning the 1994 Stanley Cup, Brian Leetch became the first American player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.

    NHL · October 7, 2010
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  • MTV

    Jay-Z knows this venue well.

    MTV · July 29, 2011
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  • Sports Authority

    There have actually been four MSGs. “The World’s Most Famous Arena” derives its name from the park where the first two gardens were located (Madison Square) on Madison Avenue at 23rd Street.

    Sports Authority · November 11, 2010
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  • Syracuse University

    Syracuse defeated Connecticut 127-117 in the 2009 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. The game lasted six-overtimes, the second-longest game in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball history! Read more

    Syracuse University · August 19, 2010
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  • ESPN

    See that prodigious gentleman styling and profiling courtside in an effervescent suit? That’s Walt “Clyde” Frazier. Regardless of what foursquare says, he’s the mayor here.

    ESPN · November 20, 2012
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  • The New York Daily News

    Hockey season is back! View classic Rangers photos at the Daily News photo archive! Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 13, 2010
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  • The New Yorker

    In 1967, before it opened, one man muttered to no one in particular that it resembled an oil-storage tank, and a woman told a companion that it reminded her of a hatbox. Read more

    The New Yorker · February 15, 2011
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  • Dave

    Donate to help victims of Hurricane Sandy ~ Here's how you can help ...GO to http://www.121212concert.org ...Donate ...simple, do it NOW ...Concert held at MSG 7:30pm ET 12/12/12 #121212concert

    Dave · December 13, 2012
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  • National Post

    Will Marian Gaborik avoid the injury bug this season with the Rangers? Check into Posted Sport's full NHL coverage at the link: Read more

    National Post · October 8, 2010
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  • 4sq Addict

    Don't just go to the game ... prove you were there with Foursquare!

    4sq Addict · November 11, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Check out this beautiful pic of Willis Reed laying up on the Bucks from 1970, and go to nydailynewspix.com for more classic Knicks photos! Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 26, 2010
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  • Syracuse University

    Second best place in the world to watch the Orange!

    Syracuse University · November 24, 2011
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  • TugaJumper

    How to unlock "MSG Concerts" Badge (#4sq #badge #unlock) - http://tugajumper.info/msg-concerts/

    TugaJumper · November 10, 2012
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  • Steven E.

    Don't miss a NY Ranger game at the World's Most Famous Arena. Energy like you would not believe. Let's Go Rangers!

    Steven E. · December 27, 2009
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  • Alicia Keys

    Nothing compares to performing for a crowd in my hometown!! I Promise!!! ;-) Can’t wait to be back on April 11th. Maybe you can get a drink and some pizza at Café 31 before the show!

    Alicia Keys · February 19, 2013
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  • Charles E.

    Phish on New Years and then rush out to see the apple drop!

    Charles E. · January 7, 2012
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Ewing, Frazier, Reed and more...view classic New York Knicks photos from the Daily News archive at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · January 6, 2011
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  • 4sq Addict

    Check-in at Madison Square Garden (http://pndek.tk/57v) in NYC during an event and get MSG Concerts Badge,

    4sq Addict · October 23, 2011
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  • Visit Philly

    Look up! About once a year, Philadelphia puts a "love letter" on MSG inviting New Yorkers to come visit. We miss yous!

    Visit Philly · November 24, 2010
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  • Crunch Gym

    Whether you’re here for a bball game or a concert, Crunch wants you to get the star treatment. Start on your celebrity body now by walking all the way around the stadium – twice! Read more

    Crunch Gym · August 19, 2010
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  • New York Habitat

    Home to the NY Knicks and Rangers sports teams, MSG also serves as a venue for concerts & political rallies. You can enter the arena from Penn Station underground without even taking a step outside!

    New York Habitat · November 1, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: George Harrison on guitar and Ringo Starr on drums belt out some of the songs made famous by the Beatles at a benefit concert for East Pakistan refugees in 1971, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · December 1, 2010
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  • Hard Rock

    Ringo Starr, Ravi Shankar, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Badfinger, and Leon Russell joined George Harrison at The Concert For Bangladesh, the first large benefit concert, at MSG in 1971.

    Hard Rock · May 18, 2011
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  • Hide K.

    Please make yourself at home and don't forget to drop in to say hi to Oyabun :p I'm just a custodian here :p

    Hide K. · October 29, 2012
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  • Madonna

    July 13, 1987 - The Who's That Girl World Tour stops at the Madison Square Garden. Performed songs include: Open Your Heart, Lucky Star, Papa Don't Preach, Into the Groove, La Isla Bonita and more...

    Madonna · February 2, 2012
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  • ESPN

    When the Blue Shirts put the puck in the net & the red lights come on, be prepared to scream, “Whoa-oh-oh, LET’S GO RANGERS!”

    ESPN · January 19, 2012
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  • The Doors

    The Doors performed an epic show at MSG in January of 1969.

    The Doors · March 10, 2011
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  • Roman G.

    suggest you risk eating at street vendors outside because inside you'll be robbed

    Roman G. · October 10, 2009
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  • H&M

    Need a ride around Fashion's Night Out 2012? Head over to our store on 1328 Broadway & (s)hop on or (s)hop off around town! Enjoy 30% off your favorite item from 6pm - 11pm & other great surprises!

    H&M · September 6, 2012
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  • TIME

    Madison Square Garden is home to the New York Knicks, and more recently, the Linsanity surrounding breakout NBA star Jeremy Lin.

    TIME · February 29, 2012
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  • Kirk M.

    The Big East Championship (Men's Basketball) is the best 4/5 days of college basketball!

    Kirk M. · March 10, 2010
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  • @MarquetteU

    Gooooooo! Gooooooo! GO! MARQUETTE! GO! GO! GO! GO! Read more

    @MarquetteU · March 10, 2011
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  • Katie F.

    The World's Most Famous Arena. 'nuff said. Read more

    Katie F. · April 13, 2010
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  • HBO

    A new day began when Roy Jones, Jr. set the year right after his career and body went wrong. Jones defeated Felix "Tito" Trinidad with a unanimous 12-round decision.

    HBO · September 3, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: In 2006 Olivia Harrison was presented with a plaque honoring her husband, Beatle George Harrison, and commemorating the 35th anniversary of his Concert for Bangladesh. Pic at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · December 1, 2010
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  • Movie Mayor

    In 1971 Frazier & Ali squared off at MSG in the Fight of the Century, featured in 2007's "American Gangster." Its here that Russell Crowe first takes an interest in Denzel Washington's crime career Read more

    Movie Mayor · October 31, 2010
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    On 4/22/11, I attended Game 4 of the Eastern Conference playoffs between the Knicks and the Celtics with New York Red Bulls MLS star Thierry Henry.

    Mike Bloomberg · December 5, 2011
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  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    Go Rangers!

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · February 28
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  • Arthur♡♡♡

    What an awesome place to visit and have fun. There is so much to do in Madison Square Garden

    Arthur♡♡♡ · January 20, 2013
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  • ESPN

    The Big East Tournament has been played here since 1983. That year, a young sharpshooter by the name of Chris Mullin won the ‘ship and MVP for St. John’s.

    ESPN · March 5, 2012
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  • ESPN

    Tired? Please. On 3/12/09, Syracuse beat UCONN in six overtimes here. It lasted three hours, 46 minutes and ended at 1:22am, the latest a basketball game at any level has ever ended in MSG history.

    ESPN · March 5, 2012
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  • Trisha T.

    Gaga bitches(:!

    Trisha T. · July 8, 2010
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  • 'Rosli R.

    World most famous arena. Lots of wonderful events are held here do visit if you are in NY

    'Rosli R. · November 26, 2013
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  • Peter

    Go Rangers!!!!!!!!!!

    Peter · April 17, 2011
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  • FATONY™

    How to unlock : MSG concerts Badge Check in to an event at Madison Square GardenLocal : New York, NYVenue : Madison Square Garden

    FATONY™ · November 13, 2012
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  • Anna F.

    the greatest sport in the world.

    Anna F. · August 8, 2011
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  • JC✔

    Aqui juegan los Knicks, y puedes ver un monton de espectaculos

    JC✔ · April 7, 2012
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