Sip your way through the oldest coffee shops of NYC, see one of Brooklyn’s spookiest Halloween houses, uncover secrets of the Brooklyn subway system, and find more ways to explore NYC this weekend! Don’t forget, Untapped New York Insiders get $5 off any Untapped New York public walking tours, plus access to member-exclusive in-person and virtual events.

Secrets of the Brooklyn Subway Tour

Tour guide points to a plaque in the Brooklyn Subway

Saturday, October 14th – Greenwich Village Coffee Tour & Tasting

Staff inside Porto Rico

Get your caffeine fix inside the oldest cafes and coffee shops in New York City! As you learn about the origin and evolution of the city’s coffee industry, you’ll uncover surprising hidden gems like Manhattan’s first espresso machine, a landmark cafe that launched the off-off-Broadway theater movement, and more. You’ll also get to enjoy multiple hot beverages and coffee-centric snacks!

Saturday, October 14th – Explore the Early Days of the NYC Subway System

Tour guide with group in the NYC subway

Use a subway car as your own personal time machine as you travel through abandoned stations and trace the evolution of the transit system from its earliest days to the present. Along the way, uncover hidden art installations. forgotten passageways, and quirky historical anecdotes. This tour runs every day, Monday through Saturday!

Saturday, October 14th – Uncover Remants of the Original Penn Station

Penn Station interior historic photo

See what pieces remain from the original McKim, Mead, and White-designed Pennsylvania Station on a tour with our resident Penn expert and Chief Experience Officer Justin Rivers! You’ll see over a dozen indoor and outdoor old-station remnants hidden in plain sight, never-before-seen old station photos, and go home with a framable, reproduction ticket of the first commuter ride into Pennsylvania Station from 1910. All aboard!

Saturday, October 14th – Tour a Photo Exhibit Inside the New Tin Building

Barbara Mensch photo exhibit
Photo by Barbara Mensch

Join photographer Barbara Mensch to tour her new permanent photo exhibit inside the Tin Building in Lower Manhattan. This exhibit features images of the Fulton Fish Market captured by Mensch throughout the 1980s and 1990s. This event is free for Untapped New York Insiders! Not an Insider yet? Become a member today to gain access to exclusive members-only in-person and virtual experiences, plus our archive of 200+ on-demand webinars!

Sunday, October 15th – Admire the Gorgeous Victorian Mansions of Flatbush

100 Rugby Road Swiss Chalet

As you walk the picturesque tree-lined streets of this Brooklyn neighborhood, you’ll stop to admire some of its most distinguished homes, from the famous Japanese House to the grand Greek Revivals! During October, you’ll also get to see one of Brooklyn’s best Halloween houses on this tour.

Sunday, October 15th – Explore the Underground Brooklyn Subway

Nevins street platform

Peek into abandoned stations from the subway system’s early days, walk beneath a floating art installation hidden in plain sight within an original 1908 control house, and learn fascinating facts about the Brooklyn subway system!

Sunday, October 15th – Explore the Hidden Gems of Grand Central Terminal

A group of tourgoers at an Untapped New York Event at Grand Central Terminal

Peer into hidden tennis courts, find out what’s hiding beneath the iconic clock at the center of the main concourse, locate remnants of a lost movie theater, visit an office-turned-speakeasy, and uncover more secrets of this historic train terminal! This tour is offered every day of the week!

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