New York

New York State

STATE OF NEW YORK

Nickname: The Empire State
Population: 19,795,791 (2015)
Capital: Albany

FEATURED EPISODES

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Yonkers Raceway
810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers, NEW YORK
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The Pony Remark
Helen mentions she heard the son of a relative owns a few horses, trotters “like at Yonkers.”

Temple Of Music (NOW CLOSED)
34 Fordham Dr., Buffalo, NEW YORK
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The Bet
In the abandoned script, Elaine holds a gun to her stomach and asks Jerry “Where do you want it, the Kennedy? The McKinley?” This is in reference to the assassination of U.S. President William McKinley, by a bullet to the stomach, in Buffalo on September 14, 1901.

Greater Rochester International Airport
1200 Brooks Ave., Rochester, NEW YORK
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The Bet
In the abandoned script, George, acting as a reporter to question the stewardess Kramer supposedly slept with, introduces Elaine and Jerry as his wife Amanda and her cousin, who are “going to Rochester on the 1:15, and they’re a little early so they’d just like to listen.”

Lake George, NEW YORK (map)
The Revenge
Levitan is bragging to his friend about what he and his lover did “in” Lake George, which he videotaped.

Rochester, NEW YORK (map)
The Deal
Elaine mentions she believes her last “time” was in Rochester, when her hair was a lot shorter.

Buffalo, NEW YORK (map)
The Baby Shower
Jerry lets Elaine use his apartment while he is performing at a show in Buffalo.

White Plains, NEW YORK (map)
The Stranded
George picks Jerry’s medicine over his because it is made in White Plains instead of New Jersey.

Albany, NEW YORK (map)
The Good Samaritan
Elaine claims that Kramer is getting seizures due to Mary Hart’s voice, just like a woman in Albany.

Westchester, NEW YORK (map)
The Parking Space
Jerry loans George and Elaine his car so they can go to a flea market in Westchester.

Lighthouse Westchester County
170 Hamilton Ave., White Plains, NEW YORK
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The Pitch/Ticket
Newman claims he was driving back from doing charity work (playing parcheesi with the blind) in Westchester when he was caught for speeding.

Westchester Country Club
99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
Kramer announces to Jerry and George he’s spending the weekend playing here, but the weekend is cancelled due to a tournament, and he goes to the Ross’ cabin instead.

Sanger House (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
Jerry mentions the word “Falls” is in the name (likely Wappingers Falls, only a few miles from Hopewell Junction). Susan mentions the house is on the way to her father’s cabin.

Taconic State Parkway
NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
The gang is taking the Parkway to the Bubble Boy’s house, as Jerry and Elaine to keep up with a racing George and Susan.

I-90/Thruway toll booth
East Chatham, NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
George gives Susan money for the tolls, which are only at the end of the Taconic, which turns into the NY State Thruway eastbound in East Chatham.

Hopewell Junction, NEW YORK (map)
The Bubble Boy
Jerry and Elaine get off the Taconic at the Beekman Rd./Hopewell JCT/Sylvan Lake exit into Hopewell Junction, which turns out to be right near the Sanger’s house.

café (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
Intended to be down the road from the Sanger’s house, where Jerry signs a cheesy line for the waitress (“nothing’s finer than being in your diner”). This was filmed on the same set used for Reggie’s, the “Bizarro” coffee shop.

Ross’ “47 Cabin” (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
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The Bubble Boy
Kramer acccidentally burns down the Ross’ family cabin with one of Mr. Ross’ cigars.

Westchester Country Club
99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, NEW YORK
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The Cheever Letters
Kramer mentions he is no longer allowed here, as he can’t give the pro any more Cuban cigars, since they perished in the cabin fire. Kramer later heads up with his new Cuban friends Luis, Jorge and Umberto, as he now has an unlimited supply of Cubans coming his way.

Ross’ “47 Cabin” (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
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The Cheever Letters
Mr. Ross mentions to George and Susan both of his parents died in that cabin, and that it holds tremendous sentimental value…and then discovers its burned down.

New York State Comptroller’s Office
110 State St., Albany, NEW YORK
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The Junior Mint
George mentions he received a check from the Comptroller’s Office due to his donations as a student, which he decides to use to buy a painting from Roy.

Sanger House (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
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The Pilot
The Sanger family from “The Bubble Boy” are shown watching the pilot at home.

Catskill Mountains, NEW YORK (map)
The Glasses
Jerry mentions George lost his glasses on their way back from the Catskills, and squinted his way from Wurtsboro to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

Wurtsboro, NEW YORK (map)
The Glasses
Jerry mentions George lost his glasses on their way back from the Catskills, and squinted his way from Wurtsboro to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

Tappan Zee Bridge
Tarrytown, NEW YORK
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The Glasses
Jerry mentions George lost his glasses on their way back from the Catskills, and squinted his way from Wurtsboro to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

rock climbing
NEW YORK
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The Stall
Kramer and George make Tony take…a bit of a “tumble” while rock climbing.

Reggie’s (actually Munson Diner, now Stu’s Lake Street Diner)
12 Lake St., Liberty, NEW YORK
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The Soup
Kramer confirms he’s dating Hildy, a “full figured gal” who is a waitress here, a rival to Monk’s Café. George, Elaine and Jerry go, but cannot order an egg white omelette (they make a note of specifically saying no), a big salad or a decaf coffee. George is later seen eating here by himself, after getting scorned by Larry the manager for calling Monk’s too often, trying to get Kelly in trouble. The original Hell’s Kitchen location was moved, via flatbed, outside the city to Liberty in 2005.

Knollridge Nursing Home (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
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The Kiss Hello
Nana was put in this home to “silence” her by Uncle Leo, but she met Buddy (her old neighbor), who backed up Nana and Helen’s story of Leo owing Helen money from their childhood.

Ithaca, NEW YORK (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Jerry does a 3:00 show in Ithaca, and is scheduled to arrive back at night to see Bridget at the Diplomat’s Club…but the plans go awry. Katie and Jerry drive a rental car into a backyard pool outside Ithaca on the way home, prompting Mr. Pitt to recognize him (and subsequently have Elaine fired).

Ithaca Civic Auditorium (NOT REAL)
Ithaca, NEW YORK
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The Diplomat’s Club
Where Jerry bombs on a show because Katie tells him the pilot is in the audience…and Jerry “freaks out” (incorrectly spelled as “ITHICA” in the episode).

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
72 Brown Rd., Ithaca, NEW YORK
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The Diplomat’s Club
Jerry gets kicked off a United Airlines flight because he had some sort of “problem” with him, forcing him and Katie to rent a car and drive back to New York. Earl bets on Ithaca for his double-or-nothing bet with Kramer, but the bet is voided when its discovered that Jerry single-handedly delayed the flight.

Greater Rochester International Airport
1200 Brooks Ave., Rochester, NEW YORK
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The Diplomat’s Club
Rochester is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Syracuse Hancock International Airport
1000 Col. Eileen Collins Blvd., Syracuse, NEW YORK
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The Diplomat’s Club
Syracuse is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Monticello, NEW YORK (map)
The Engagement
Newman tells Kramer and Elaine they’re okay to dump the dog, as they’re nearly in Monticello.

Reggie’s (actually Munson Diner, now Stu’s Lake Street Diner)
12 Lake St., Liberty, NEW YORK
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The Pool Guy
George eats here once his “worlds collide,” and there’s no room left at Monk’s Café now that Susan is getting friendly with the rest of the gang. The original Hell’s Kitchen location was moved, via flatbed, outside the city to Liberty in 2005.

Ross’ “47 Cabin” (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
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The Caddy
George mentions the Rosses rebuilt the “47 cabin,” and George and Susan go for a getaway, where he realizes he needs Jerry to clear the flyers from his car, still stuck at Yankee Stadium.

NEW YORK (map)
The Bottle Deposit
Kramer mentions the 5 cent bottle refund is offered in various states, including New York.

Ithaca, NEW YORK (map)
The Wait Out
Mickey auditions for a part (with Kramer) by doing a scene from the fictional play “Flesh Wounds In Ithaca.”

Westchester, NEW YORK (map)
The Invitations
Jerry is depressed about George’s wedding, as he figures Susan will later get pregnant, and they’ll both move to Westchester and away from him forever.

Reggie’s (actually Munson Diner, now Stu’s Lake Street Diner)
12 Lake St., Liberty, NEW YORK
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The Bizarro Jerry
Elaine dumps Kevin, and becomes platonic friends with him as the “Bizarro Jerry.” She later goes out for coffee with Gene (“Bizarro George”) and Feldman (“Bizarro Kramer”) to Reggie’s, the “Bizarro” coffee shop. The original Hell’s Kitchen location was moved, via flatbed, outside the city to Liberty in 2005.

women’s prison
NEW YORK
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The Little Jerry
George meets Celia while on a tour of the prison for a Susan Ross Foundation visit, who later breaks out to visit George.

men’s prison
NEW YORK
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The Little Jerry
Kurt tells Elaine he will be in prison for 14 months (10 with good behavior) for punching a cop, prompting Elaine to return his engagement ring.

Scarsdale, NEW YORK (map)
The Summer Of George
Kramer wins a Tony Award for “Scarsdale Surprise,” about the murder of Scarsdale Diet creator, Dr. Herman Tarnower, and is forced to fire Raquel Welch as “payment” for keeping his Tony.

Chappaqua, NEW YORK (map)
The Strike
Home of the original Festivus celebrations, started in 1966 by Danny O’Keefe Sr., father of “Seinfeld” writer Dan O’Keefe. The O’Keefe’s would finish the evening by listening to “Stardust” by Willie Nelson, “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Christoph Willibald Gluck, and “Billy Joel’s Greatest Hits.”

Interstate 95 Exit 15 (New Rochelle, The Pelhams)
Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1, New Rochelle, NEW YORK
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The Dealership
Kramer and Rick decide at the last minute to truly test the Saab’s tank, peeling off of Exit 15 at the last minute to continue down I-95, screaming in glee as they do it.

Hartsdale Pet Cemetery
100 North Washington Ave., Hartsdale, NEW YORK
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The Strongbox
Jerry and Kramer head to the pet cemetery to dig up Fredo the parrot, in the hopes of finding the strongbox key. The nearest pet cemetery to Manhattan is the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery.

NEW YORK (map)
Curb Your Enthusiasm
George’s ex-wife Amanda gleefully tells George that according to the laws of the State of New York, her half of her Madoff money is still hers and hers alone.

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