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- Sun, Jan 17Online PresentationMartin Luther King In New York City: A Special Birthday PresentationDr. King visited and gave speeches in NYC on many occasions between 1957-1968. Join us for the free online grand tour of some of these locations and events. King was in awe of the city and was warmly accepted here!
- Sat, Dec 05Online EventVirtual Tour: Harlem's Magnificent Hamilton Heights and Sugar HillWhat’s the connection between Duke Ellington, Alexander Hamilton, Barnum and Bailey Circus and the first Macy’s Parade? All are part of the rich, multicultural history of two extraordinary Harlem neighborhoods: Hamilton Heights and Sugar Hill, among the distinct communities that surround the Broadwa
- Wed, Apr 22Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75Celebrating Earth Day! Favorite Places in NYC to Enjoy NatureLearn about great places in the city for experiencing wildlife, taking beautiful walks, hiking and exploring. We'll all be ready to spend more time outdoors once restrictions are lifted.
- Sat, Mar 28Time Warner CenterPOSTPONED: The Architectural Treasures of Midtown ManhattanWILL BE RESCHEDULED WHEN SAFE TO BE OUTSIDE WITH GROUPS.The area between Rockefeller Center and Central Park South is filled with iconic buildings and fascinating history. You'll never see midtown the same way after this experience!
- Sat, Mar 21Eleanor Roosevelt MemorialPOSTPONED: RIVER-TO-RIVER TOURWILL BE RESCHEDULED WHEN SAFE TO BE OUTSIDE WITH GROUPS. This special tour in honor of World Water Day traces NYC's amazing history of providing fresh water to sustain its growing population, and reminding us that is a precious resource.
- Sat, Mar 14Rye HouseCelebrating Women's History Month with a Walking Tour!This journey, honoring the 100th Anniversary of Women's suffrage will bring to the Manhattan homes and locations where women made their mark in a variety of arenas: health care, activism, working conditions, along with voting rights.
- Sat, Mar 07Dunkin' DonutsExploring the Unique Neighborhood of Sunset Park, BrooklynJoin us on journey taking in the three distinct parts of this large neighborhood: Brooklyn's Chinatown, the vibrant Latin American community and the industrial waterfront area that features Industry City, a place of innovation where artisanal food and unique retail meets entrepreneurship.
- Fri, Nov 29City Hall ParkCelebrating Evacuation Day with a Walking Tour and Events at Federal HallA former popular NYC holiday: On November 25, 1783 the British military officially withdrew from New York City ending its occupation by British forces and marking the end of the American Revolution and a beginning for this fledgling country.
- Sat, Aug 03Sycamore Bar + Flower ShopA Trio of Brooklyn NeighborhoodsVictorian Flatbush/Ditmas Park, Prospect Lefferts Gardens and a bit of Crown Heights are featured on this guided walk through beautiful neighborhoods ending at the Brooklyn Museum for optional pleasures of art, live music, movies and food.
- Sun, Jul 28Grand Central Oyster Bar & RestaurantExploring Manhattan's Turtle Bay NeighborhoodA grand and interesting mix of the old and the new, from the Art Deco Chrysler Building and the medieval Tudor City, to the United Nations complex and Turtle Bay Gardens, where Katherine Hepburn called home for neary 50 years.
- Wed, Jul 24The Forum at Columbia UniversityStrange & Quirky Manhattanville + Live Jazz at Grants TombThis off-the grid neighborhood has a fascinating history as an industrial area and a center of dairy processing, now home to the new Columbia University campus along with new art galleries and restaurants.
- Wed, Jul 17Van Cortlandt Park - 242 StThe Fieldston Historic District and Sunset Wednesday Concert at Wave HillA lovely evening awaits you as we visit Wave Hill with its beautiful gardens and scenic river views. En route stroll one of NYC's unique historic districts filled with lovely and distinctive homes.
- Sun, Jul 14Columbus CircleExploring Lincoln Square Neighborhood + Riverside Park ConcertThe area between Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an intriguing mix of the old and new and of course rich in cultural attractions. Join us on an exploration of the area's fascinating history and an immersion of what's happening today.
- Sat, May 18Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature CenterThe Brooklyn Ocean Walk: From Marine Park to Coney IslandConey Island began attracting vacationers over 170 years ago and has been a place of amusement since 1880. Some say it is the birthplace of popular culture! This tour will traverse five ocean communities while taking in the interesting history and the multi-ethnic textures of these neighborhoods.