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The Secrets of Governors Island Walking Tour

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Discover the island’s early history, from Henry Hudson to the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam. Governors Island was actually the first true New Amsterdam!
Find out how the Dutch used the island in the 1600’s and the complications encountered with the natives.
Learn the military history of the Island’s 3 forts, military housing and administration buildings. Governors …

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Secrets of Prospect Park Walking Tour

Prospect Park, the pastoral oasis in the heart of Brooklyn, has been called a “masterpiece.” Created by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux (designers of Central Park), it is a sprawling haven of meadows, woods, and water. On this walking tour, we’ll explore the park’s highlights, learn about its design, hear stories of intriguing happenings …

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One Place, One Face NYC Photography Workshop

One Place, One Face NYC Photo Workshop

THE PLACE: This experience will focus on the thriving creative community and street art scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Led by street art expert Justin Rivers, you will discover works of art throughout this Brooklyn neighborhood which has become the epicenter of street art. While taking this tour you will …

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One Place, One Face NYC Photography Workshop

One Place, One Face NYC Photo Workshop

THE PLACE: This experience will start with a 2 hour tour of one of the world’s largest public art galleries: the New York City subway system. Led by underground art experts Justin Rivers and Aaron Asis, you will discover works of art from Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Godard, Tom Otterness …

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Tour of NYC’s Maritime History

Tour of NYC’s Maritime History

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Explore the early Dutch era maritime history through the stories of infamous sea captains Adrian Block and William Kidd
Walk the less-charted trail along the historic east side slips including Old Slip and Coenties
Learn about New York’s old buried ships on both the Hudson and East River shores and New York’s …

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Free Tour of Domino Park in Williamsburg

New Domino Park with Domino Refinery in behind. Photo by Daniel Levin

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Visit Grand Ferry Park and learn about the ferries that once connected Brooklyn to Manhattan before the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge
Stroll along Domino Park’s elevated walkway
Learn the history of the Domino Sugar Factory building and the sugar refining process
See leftover …

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Food Tour of the Historic Essex Street Market

Photo by Christina Han Photography

Essex Street Market Food & History Tour

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Discover the site of the Lower East Side’s once-bustling pushcart market which led to the creation of Essex Street Market
Learn about the Pushcart War and Jewish gangsters (the “Kosher Nostra”) who preyed on the peddlers
Taste delicious dishes from a very culturally diverse …

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Tour the Remnants of the World’s Fairs at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Tour the Remnants of the World’s Fairs at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Discover the hidden-in-plain-sight remnants of the 1939/40 and 1964/65 World’s Fairs with playwright and Untapped Cities tour guide, Justin Rivers
Visit the monument to a 5000-year time capsule
View the original guidebooks from each of the World’s Fairs
Get a comprehensive history of the past, …

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