We offer tours year-round with new dates added 3-4 months in advance.
Explore the Metropolitan Museum with a Big Onion art historian!
A tour of the Jewish Lower East Side on Christmas. A Big Onion Tradition!
Explore how New York City has shaped the American Cultural Landscape.
A walking tour across the Brooklyn Bridge and into the city's first landmark district.
A virtual exploration of New York City's greatest landmark!
Explore history & whiskey on a unique Brooklyn outing
America's first suburb and New York's first landmark district all in one!
New York City's first landmark district!
A walking tour of Manhattan's 843 acre "backyard!"
Explore the history & architecture of Chelsea with a walk along the High Line.
Amazing history and architecture with a virtual visit to the High Line.
A Christmas tour combining the history of Christmas in New York and the legendary Greenwich Village.
A walking tour of the dynamic DUMBO & Vinegar Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn.
A walk exploring the world of hippies, hipsters & immigrants.
Explore the history of Ellis Island
A Big Onion tradition! What better way to celebrate Dad - history and food?
Come explore the history behind Wall Street.
One of Brooklyn's most ethnically diverse neighborhoods surround a park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
This history of the legendary Five Points. A guided walking tour created in partnership with the film "Gangs of New York".
A walk through one of the most dynamic and diverse areas in Manhattan, the bustling Union Square and the serene neighboring Gramercy Park!
Stroll through one of New York’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods.
Explore the most visited and least understood neighborhood in Manhattan!
Emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, this guided walking tour looks at the history, architecture & people of this remarkable neighborhood.
Emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, explore the history, architecture & people of this remarkable neighborhood.
A walking tour emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, exploring the history of Harlem to celebrate Black History Month.
Explore a historic Hudson River Valley town
150 miles north of Manhattan we explore one of the most historic cities in America!
Exploring the evolution from Colonial City to contemporary Wall Street.
Explore the neighborhood where New York began on the last day of the year!
Walk the streets of Chinatown, Little Italy & the former Five Points.
Explores the different immigrant and ethnic populations of the Lower East Side from 1800 through today.
Walk the 19th century Irish immigrant neighborhood of the Lower East Side.
Stroll through historic and religious sites, politics and people of what was once the largest Jewish community in the world.
A virtual "tour" of the historic Jewish Lower East Side
Join us as we talk about the workers and labor movement that built New York.
Explore a century of ethnic and architectural change on the Lower East Side.
Walk in the footsteps of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton & others on this broad-reaching tour of today's Financial District.
A walking tour of Historic Harlem to celebrate the many African Americans who have fought for equal rights.
A special Mother's Day walk exploring the history and foods of the multi-ethnic Lower East Side.
We hope you can join us on another date!
This tour combines the history of the diverse Lower East Side with food sampling from local shops & markets!
A special Big Onion tradition!
A tour of Brooklyn's emerald jewel and possibly Olmsted & Vaux's greatest achievement.
Explore the shiny and grimy history of Times Square
Join us as we explore the role New York City played in the American Revolution and founding of America
Explores topics surrounding immigration, LGBTQ rights, women’s rights, urban development, slavery, and Free Blacks
Explore 200+ years of Social Justice History in the Village
Trace the historic & artistic evolution of the area “South of Houston”.
Between the Brooklyn Bridge & Financial District lies one of New York's oldest and most interesting neighborhoods!
A special Central Park tour on the longest day of the year.
Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day - the patron saint of New York City - in the 19th century Irish neighborhood.
Artistry, Invention, and Exploration
Engaging NYC History Talks on Different Topics - click red title for details!
Walk "The Triangle Below Canal" as we explore the history and architecture of one of Manhattan's oldest neighborhoods.
The history behind the architectual gems of The Upper 400.
A walking tour exploring the splendor and history of the East 60s & 70s.
A walking tour exploring the history & architecture of the West 60s & 70s.
A celebration in the multi-ethnic Lower East Side...with food!
A special Central Park tour on the shortest day of the year.
A walking tour focused on the history of Prohibition in the Central & West Villages.