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American Museum of Natural History: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Upper West Side Central Park W , New York, New York 10024

Dinosaurs! Science! Adventure! Break out your pith helmet as we embark upon a brazen expedition through the halls of New York City's world-famous American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Join your maverick tour guide as we deftly navigate this massive 27-building, 1.6 million square foot landmark cultural institution. Learn the science...

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2022 Fall Symposium

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

In New York City, there are 8 million ideas of what makes a house a home – but only a select few have the vision to create some of the most unique and inspiring home designs in the world. MCNY’s second annual Fall Symposium will feature a morning reception of bubbles & brunch followed by a look inside some of New York’s greatest...

Tuesday Oct 11th, 11am - 1pm Eastern Time

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Garden Design History Walk

at New York Botanical Garden - Bronx 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information. Many important designers have shaped NYBG grounds throughout the years, including Calvert Vaux, Beatrix Farrand, Piet Oudolf, and Lynden B. Miller. Stroll the grounds with...

Friday Oct 14th, 9:30am - 11:30am Eastern Time

Downtown Brooklyn Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - Boerum Hill Boerum Hill / Meeting place to be provided thru email, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Trace the history of pizza by visiting a mix of wood-fired Neapolitan, coal-fired, and classic New York slice joints on this 2.5 hour walking tour. You'll hit a spread of neighborhoods including Boerum Hill. Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights, and the Columbia Waterfront district.  What's Included All tours include pizza tastings, kitchen tours,...

Saturday Oct 1st, 11:45am - 2:15pm Eastern Time

Astoria, Queens: Flavors of the World

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - Astoria In front of Grand Wine & Liquor Store, Queens, New York 11102

Learn the history, eat the food, take a walk and have a great day! About this event One of the most diverse neighborhoods in all of NYC, guests enjoy the most delightful restaurants, cafes, and food shops while tasting treats like honey-laden baklava, soft Colombian sweet bread, flaky Greek spanakopita, and much more! Guests learn the history of...

Thursday Oct 6th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time


The Immigrant Experience Tour of the Lower East Side

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - Lower East Side Essex St & East Broadway Strauss Square (exact loc upon reg), New York, New York 10002

Learn about the neighborhood's rich immigrant history and taste the food that makes it famous! Experience the excitement of this quintessentially New York neighborhood while imagining the streets full of the pushcarts that once dominated everyday life. Explore the international food and learn some interesting American history with native New Yorker...

Sunday Oct 23rd, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

East Village Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - East Village Meets in East Village / Lower East Side Meeting place to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10003

Learn how a century of culinary evolution resulted in a broad spectrum of pizza styles as you taste your way through pizza history, science, culture, and flavor. See century-old brick ovens and classic slice joints that will fill both belly and mind. You will visit 3 amazing NYC pizzerias, each of which exhibits its own unique take on the world's...

Sunday Sep 25th, 4:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

The Evolution of a Neighborhood Tour of the East

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - East Village St Marks Pl & 2nd Ave 39 St Mark Inc., New York, New York 10003

NYC neighborhoods are always evolving - it's part of what makes the city so fascinating. Manhattan's East Village is a perfect example of this evolution; from German, Irish immigrant communities, to wealthy landowners, to trend-setting hipsters. Experience the diversity in history, culture, and of course cuisine!  From Peter Stuveysant’s “bouwerie”...

Sunday Oct 9th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

North Brooklyn Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - Williamsburg Meeting area to be provided thru email., Brooklyn, New York 11211

Learn the history, science, culture, and taste of some of the best pizzerias NYC has to offer on this 2.5 hour walking tour through the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Your guide will tailor the tour to stop at pizzerias that answer YOUR deepest pizza questions! What's Included: All tours include pizza tastings, kitchen tours, in-depth pizza...

Sunday Sep 25th, 12pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time

Reiki Level 1 Training and Certification

at Vibra Wellness - Chelsea 141 W 28th St #301, New York, New York 10001

This Reiki Level One training is a combination of the traditional Japanese Usui style, the Western-style as introduced by Mrs. Takata, and Holy Fire® Reiki, introduced by the International Center for Reiki Training. At the completion of this training, you will achieve an excellent foundation and be able to give Reiki treatments to yourself and your...

Saturday Dec 3rd, 10am - 6pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Lecture: History Happy Hour

at Christine Axen -

History Happy Hour!  Raise your glass to the past, and come discover the odd and fascinating things people thought and did in the Middle Ages and beyond.  Professor of History will offer a short presentation, and then open the floor to animated conversation over drinks!  No previous knowledge required.  Each week something...

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Virtual History of the World through Booze

at Aaron Robin -

With its earliest history seated in the ancient practice of Alchemy, the art of Distillation was created by those same early chemists trying to turn lead into gold. Though they did not succeed in creating that precious metal, they did succeed in transforming grain into spirit, and those after them turned that spirit into something magical.  ...

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Natural History of Insects - Blended

at New York Botanical Garden -

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics. Delve into the fascinating world of the creatures that make up 84% of the Animal Kingdom—what renowned biologist E.O. Wilson once called "the little things that run the world." We'll...

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New York's Historical Foodways

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

What happens when communities are created through immigration? What foods do they recreate, and how do they transform when native ingredients are no longer available? Join us for a look back at New York's historical foodways, particularly during periods of mass migration.  Award-winning cookbook author and culinary historian Grace...

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How We Used to Eat

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

What happens when communities are created through immigration? What foods do they recreate, and how do they transform when native ingredients are no longer available? How We Used to Eat is a look back at the historical foodways of NYC, specifically during periods of movements and mass migration. Award-winning cookbook author and culinary historian...

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