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Brooklyn Distilled Explore history & whiskey on a unique Brooklyn outing

Reservations & Pre-Bookings Required. Walk is limited to 35 participants. This outing explores the deep impact of distilling and brewing on the history of Brooklyn,. . .

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

Our tour explores the historic and architectural evolution of the area originally named for the London borough. Chelsea features a dynamic and rich history as. . .

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Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with food sampling from local shops & markets!

Reservations & Pre-Bookings Required New York’s first food & history tour – dating back to 1993! This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower. . .

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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

Unlike Philadelphia or Boston, New York’s Revolutionary Era is hidden behind modern buildings and obscure signs. We’ll uncover layers of history to reveal the Patriot/Loyalist. . .

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America’s Museum: Art and History of the Metropolitan Explore the Metropolitan Museum with a Big Onion art historian!

Originally founded in 1870 with 174 paintings, the Metropolitan Museum has grown to more than 2 million square feet – the same size as the. . .

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Art, Sex and Rock & Roll: New York on the Cultural Edge New York City has been instrumental in shaping the American Cultural Landscape.

New York City has been instrumental in shaping the American cultural landscape. Join us as we explore New York’s cultural edge beyond Greenwich Village, from. . .

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

First we cross the Brooklyn Bridge and recount the dramatic story of how it was built. Then we stroll the tree-lined streets of the Heights. . .

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

Explore New York City’s first Landmark District on a special tour co-sponsored with Brooklyn Historical Society. We will discuss the neighborhood’s agricultural roots, its emergence. . .

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

Since the 1860s Central Park has acted as the “lungs” of the city, providing a refuge from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan life for. . .

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

Come explore DUMBO and Vinegar Hill, once the center of Brooklyn’s industrial era and later a thriving artistic community. Our walk combines the history, architecture,. . .

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

Explore the area made famous by radicals and immigrants alike, the East Village is the lesser-known side of Broadway between Houston & 14th Streets. Our. . .

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Financial District Come explore the history behind Wall Street.

From the Dutch colonists trading with the island’s native inhabitants to the robber barons of the 19th century to the world financial center of the. . .

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

A walking tour exploring one of Brooklyn’s most diverse neighborhoods, and area remarkably historic and cutting-edge contemporary all at the same time.   Fort Greene boasts. . .

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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".

A tour that goes beyond Martin Scorsese’s landmark film “Gangs of New York”! Come explore the legends and lore of Five Points and Herbert Asbury’s. . .

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Gay and Lesbian History: Before Stonewall Discover the many facets of lesbian and gay history as we trace the development of Greenwich Village.

Discover the many facets of lesbian and gay history as we trace the development of Greenwich Village. Stops could include: The Stonewall Inn, The Duplex,. . .

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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!

Framed by two of New York’s greatest parks, this walk begins with Union Square – vibrant, bustling historic home of fashionable theater, legendary shopping and. . .

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

Stroll through one of New York’s most picturesque neighborhoods as we explore the unique and legendary home to artists, writers and radicals.   Our walk. . .

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

Harlem is the center of African-American history and culture not only in New York City but in the entire United States. Our tour explores the. . .

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

The Original Big Onion Walking Tour! Immigrant New York explores the experiences of the different immigrant and ethnic populations residing in the Lower East Side. . .

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

Explore the former “Little Ireland” district of the Lower East Side, between City Hall and Houston Street. This 19th-century neighborhood had more Irish residents than. . .

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

Walk the Lower East Side as we explore Jewish immigration & history! Stroll through more than 150 years of Jewish history on the East Side.. . .

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Labor History Tour – We Built New York Walk with us as we talk about the workers and labor movement that built New York.

Join us as weaving though the Central & East Village and the Lower East Side, this tour features the role that immigrants and the labor. . .

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Lower East Side: The “Creative Destruction” of an Ethnic Neighborhood Explore a century of change on the Lower East Side.

The Lower East Side has been undergoing a significant transformation over the past decade. Join us as we walk the neighborhood roughly bounded by Roosevelt. . .

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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.

Come tread in the footsteps of American legends like Alexander Hamilton and George Washington! Winding our way through the twisted streets and remaining colonial past,. . .

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

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Brooklyn’s emerald jewel. When Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux designed Central Park, they were relative unknowns who had to. . .

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SoHo and NoLiTa: 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”.

Explore the historic, architectural, and artistic area “South of Houston” and the neighborhood “North of Little Italy”. As we walk through these historic districts we. . .

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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!

Roam the cobbled streets of the oldest intact Manhattan neighborhood on this walking tour exploring the Seaport Historic District. Discover the neighborhood’s rise and fall. . .

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Times Square: Inventing the Great White Way Walk the theatrical, musical & commercial heart of New York City!

Before it was known as “The Crossroads of the World,” Times Square was Longacre Square – the center of New York City’s horse and carriage. . .

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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.

The neighborhood of TriBeCa captures Manhattan Island’s constant reinvention within a single square mile. Our tour takes us through 350+ years of New York history. . .

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Upper East Side: A Clash of Titans A walking tour exploring the splendor and history of the East 60s & 70s.

Explore one of the most luxurious neighborhoods in the world as we delve into the personalities, scandals, and institutions that have made it so legendary.. . .

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

In recent years, New York City has undergone an era of redevelopment unseen since the days of Robert Moses over a half century ago.  Our. . .

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“Satan’s Seat”: 
New York During Prohibition A walking tour focused on the history of Prohibition in the Central & West Villages.

Created in conjunction with WNET New York Public Media, a walking tour based on the 2011 Ken Burn’s documentary “Prohibition”. On our walk we will. . .

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•Annual Fathers Day Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour A celebration of Dad in the multi-ethnic Lower East Side...with food!

Reservations Required What better way to celebrate Dad than with food? This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with a series of. . .

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•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.

Reservations & Pre-Bookings Required What better way to celebrate Mom than with food! This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with. . .

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

Stroll through New York’s unique and legendary home to artists and writers on a tour with a special emphasis on the history and architecture of. . .

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

Harlem is the center of African-American history and culture not only in New York City but in the entire United States. Our tour explores the. . .

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•Historic Lower Manhattan – New York in a New Year Explore the neighborhood where New York began on the last day of the year!

Meeting on the steps of the US Custom House, the former site of the Dutch Fort Amsterdam, this tour will span 400 years of New. . .

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•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.

Harlem is the center of African-American history and culture not only in New York City but in the entire United States. Our tour explores the. . .

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•New Year’s Jewish Lower East Side Tour A celebration of the New Year's holiday in the Lower East Side.

Join us an a walk through more than 150 years of Jewish history on the East Side as the neighborhood prepares for the Jewish New. . .

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•No tours today

All tours running today as scheduled. We will be closed Thursday November 24, 2016 for Thanksgiving Day.

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•Post-Thanksgiving Original Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour

Reservations & Pre-Bookings Required This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with a series of small food sampling, or “noshing” stops. . .

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•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.

A special tour for St. Patrick’s Weekend. Explore the former “Little Ireland” district of the Lower East Side, between City Hall and Houston Street as. . .

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•Summer Solstice Central Park Tour A special Central Park tour on the longest day of the year.

Strolling Central Park on the longest day of the year! Since the 1860s Central Park as acted as the “lungs” of the city, providing a. . .

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•The Annual Easter Sunday Jewish Lower East Side Tour A tour of the Jewish Lower East Side on Easter...one of the few open neighborhoods on Easter!

Come join us on a very special walk exploring the history and architecture of the Jewish East Side – one of the few Manhattan neighborhoods. . .

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•Winter Solstice Central Park Tour A special Central Park tour on the shortest day of the year.

Strolling Central Park on the shortest day of the year! Since the 1860s Central Park as acted as the “lungs” of the city, providing a. . .

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