Tour Schedule

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We offer tours year-round with new dates added 3-4 months in advance.

Public Tours

America’s Museum: Art and History of the Metropolitan

Explore the Metropolitan Museum with a Big Onion art historian!

The Villages
Art, Sex and Rock & Roll: New York on the Cultural Edge

Explore how New York City has shaped the American Cultural Landscape.

Brooklyn Downtown
Brooklyn Bridge and Heights

A tour across the Brooklyn Bridge and into the city's first landmark district.

Brooklyn Distilled

Explore history & whiskey on a unique Brooklyn outing

Brooklyn Heights History

America's first suburb and New York's first landmark district all in one!

Central Park

A walking tour of Manhattan's 843 acre "backyard!"

Midtown The Villages
Chelsea and the High Line

Explore the history & architecture of Chelsea with a walk along the High Line.

DUMBO and Vinegar Hill

A walking tour of the dynamic DUMBO & Vinegar Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

The Villages
East Village

A walk exploring the world of hippies, hipsters & immigrants.

Financial District

Come explore the history behind Wall Street.

Fort Greene History

One of Brooklyn's most ethnically diverse neighborhoods surround a park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

Gangs of New York Tour – The “Official” Tour

This history of the legendary Five Points. A tour created in partnership with the film "Gangs of New York".

The Villages
Gay and Lesbian History: Before Stonewall

Discover the many facets of lesbian and gay history as we trace the development of Greenwich Village.

Midtown The Villages
Gramercy Park and Union Square

A walk through one of the most dynamic and diverse areas in Manhattan, the bustling Union Square and the serene neighboring Gramercy Park!

The Villages
Greenwich Village

Stroll through one of New York’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods.

Historic Harlem

Emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, this tour looks at the history, architecture & people of this remarkable neighborhood.

Immigrant New York

Walk the streets of Chinatown, Little Italy & the former Five Points.

Irish New York

Walk the 19th century Irish immigrant neighborhood of the Lower East Side.

Jewish Lower East Side

Stroll through historic and religious sites, politics and people of what was once the largest Jewish community in the world.

Downtown The Villages
Labor History Tour – We Built New York

Walk with us as we talk about the workers and labor movement that built New York.

Lower East Side: The “Creative Destruction” of an Ethnic Neighborhood

Explore a century of change on the Lower East Side.

Lower Manhattan: Forging the Historic Metropolis

Walk in the footsteps of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton & others on this broad-reaching tour of today's Financial District.

Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with food sampling from local shops & markets!

Prospect Park

A tour of Brooklyn's emerald jewel and possibly Olmsted & Vaux's greatest achievement.

Revolutionary New York – Celebrating American History

Join us as we explore the role New York City played in the American Revolution and founding of America

SoHo: The Culture of Industry and the Industry of Culture

Trace the historic & artistic evolution of the area “South of Houston” and the district “North of Little Italy”.

South Street Seaport: Navigating the Port that Made New York

Between the Brooklyn Bridge & Financial District lies one of New York's oldest and most interesting neighborhoods!

Times Square: Inventing the Great White Way

Walk the theatrical, musical & commercial heart of New York City!

TriBeCa: The History of Manhattan’s Western Frontier

Walk "The Triangle Below Canal" as we explore the history and architecture of one of Manhattan's oldest neighborhoods.

Upper East Side: A Clash of Titans

A walking tour exploring the splendor and history of the East 60s & 70s.

Upper West Side

A walking tour exploring the history & architecture of the West 60s & 70s.

The Villages
“Satan’s Seat”: 
New York During Prohibition

A walking tour focused on the history of Prohibition in the Central & West Villages.

•Annual Fathers Day Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

A celebration of Dad in the multi-ethnic Lower East Side...with food!

•Annual Mothers Day Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

A special Mother's Day walk exploring the history and foods of the multi-ethnic Lower East Side.

The Villages
•Christmas Stroll in Greenwich Village

A Christmas Eve Day tour combining the history of Christmas in New York and the legendary Greenwich Village.

•Historic Harlem: Celebrating Black History Month

A walking tour emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, exploring the history of Harlem to celebrate Black History Month.

•Historic Lower Manhattan – New York in a New Year

Explore the neighborhood where New York began on the last day of the year!

•Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Historic Harlem

A walking tour of Historic Harlem to celebrate the many African Americans who have fought for equal rights.

•New Year’s Jewish Lower East Side Tour

A celebration of the New Year's holiday in the Lower East Side.

•St. Patrick’s Weekend Irish New York

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day - the patron saint of New York City - in the 19th century Irish neighborhood.

•Summer Solstice Central Park Tour

A special Central Park tour on the longest day of the year.

•The Annual Easter Sunday Jewish Lower East Side Tour

A tour of the Jewish Lower East Side on of the few open neighborhoods on Easter!

•Winter Solstice Central Park Tour

A special Central Park tour on the shortest day of the year.

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