Tag Archives: walking tour

22nd Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Poison Cauldron of the Newtown Creek
Explore the hellish waste transfer and petroleum districts of North Brooklyn on this daring walk towards the doomed Kosciuszko Bridge.
by Angie Koo
27th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardens and Sustainability Tour
Gardens & Sustainability walking tour. The tour takes you through Manhattan’s Lower East Side, an area that has the highest concentration of community gardens and squats of any neighborhood in the country. You’ll learn about the history of these community spaces and the sustainable ideas that came from them. So come explore these cutting-edge, sustainable […]
by Luke McGinty
22nd Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Landmark Bushwick Breuckelen Beer
Join beer aficionado Chris Heuberger in a guided walking tour of Brewers Row dating from when Bushwick, Brooklyn was the brewing center of America. Critical to Bushwick's success was its ready access to quality water from the Ridgewood Reservoir and hops grown in upstate New York. Learn stories of the breweries, beer, and people that made Bushwick into such a thriving brewing powerhouse. Come walk that history and see the 19th century historic brewery buildings built when Bushwick was a lively hub for the beer culture of German-speaking immigrants. And of course, we'll end at Bushwick's landmark bar, The Well, to enjoy a pint served up in the old Otto Huber brewery building. Teetotalers fully welcome.
by Angie Koo
2nd Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Black Gotham Walking Tour
Journey to New York City’s early history—the colonial mandate by British governors—as Black Gotham founder Kamau Ware guides participants on an evening tour of how the historic actions of policymakers controlled the lives of the first black New Yorkers. Discover the laws, conspiracies, and rebellions that influenced the expanding colony along lines of slavery, class, […]
by Marlyn Marrero
30th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Midtown Mandate: Trump & The New York City Skyline Walking Tour
Before he was a presidential candidate, Donald Trump transformed the skyline of New York City as he navigated zoning laws and mayoral administrations. Join architectural historian, Emmy-nominated humorist, and author of TRUMPitecture: The Architecture of Donald TRUMP Barry Goldsmith on a non-dogmatic tour of Trump’s impact on Midtown Manhattan, and how real estate investment informs the experience of the city with or without policymakers and voters.
by Angie Koo
29th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Remember Sandy: A Waterfront Walking Tour of the Lower East Side
When Superstorm Sandy blew into New York City on October 29 2012, it fractured much of the region’s critical urban infrastructure and revealed significant social, economic and political fault lines across the city. Storm surge poured into power plants and disabled New York City’s water and transit systems, and in the wake of the floods […]
by Marlyn Marrero
19th Jun 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Walking Tour: Coney Island, USA! with Dan Rhatigan
Take a break from the streets of Manhattan and head down to Brooklyn's Coney Island! Visit the Cyclone and the Wonder Wheel and the Boardwalk!
by Angie Koo
6th Jul 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Holdouts! A Manhattan Walking Tour
Join the Obscura Society for a historic walking tour of Midtown Manhattan's great real estate holdouts and the stories behind the various tenants who stood their ground, refusing to budge.
by Trude Chandler
13th Apr 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour
Join one of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's volunteer Docents for a free, guided walking tour of Pier 1.
by Trude Chandler
1st Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Historic New York Walking Tour: The World’s Fair
NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.  On this walking tour learn discover Flushing Meadows Corona Park, site of two twentieth century World’s Fairs attended by millions of people and the largest park in Queens.
by Trude Chandler
Dec 7, 2012
Seeing like a tourist: Grand Central Terminal walking tour
Looking to entertain out of town friends or relatives this holiday season? Take advantage of the opportunity to act like a tourist in your own town and sign up for a walking tour with the Municipal Arts Society. This free weekly Grand Central Terminal walking tour offers unique and entertaining insights into one of the city's historical sights.
by Megan McRobert