The 65 year old will surpass the number of performances by old friend Elton John.
Madison Square Garden veteran Billy Joel
The show will see the 'New York State Of Mind' singer break the record set by fellow piano aficionado Elton John. The record breaking performance will be part of Joel's 19 date residency at the famous New York venue.
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So how exactly does one move Madison Square Garden?
Madison Square Garden – the iconic home of the Rangers, the Knicks, the Ice Capades, not to mention countless historic sporting and musical events – is moving. Not immediately, of course, the infamous New York venue has been given a ten-year eviction notice, according to the New York times. This is obviously a much shorter timeframe than the perpetual operating permit that the Garden’s owners had requested. The deadline is even more pressing than the 15-year extension, recommended by the Bloomberg administration.
The Garden has hosted the biggest events in NY for generations now.
The eviction comes in light of plans to renovate Penn Station, another symbol of New York. This is the first step in finding a new home for Madison Square Garden and building a new Penn Station that is as great as New York and suitable for the 21st century,” said Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker. “This is an opportunity to reimagine and redevelop Penn Station as a world-class transportation destination.”
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The Best in Show competition kicks off today (February 12th 2013) at the Westminster Dog Show in New York City's Madison Square Garden and it looks like all the doggy hopefuls are doing their best to make sure they land this year's title with a pamper session at the Green Room Dog Spa inside The Hotel Pennsylvania. One owner knows it's all in the details as their pristine looking long-haired Golden Retriever waits patiently while being given a pre-show pedicure.