Activities

Get Acquainted Tour

This family-friendly van or minibus bus tour takes visitors to see such sights as the mansions of Fifth Ave., Central Park and High Line Park. The five-hour experience includes a guided subway ride and a lunch stop at a Chelsea Market. Sat & Sun 10 a.m. $70 adults, $60 seniors/children under 12. Bus meets at

Ghost Doctors Tour

Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew guide guests through their native New York and such popular locales as Central Park and South Street Seaport on a ghost hunt using authentic gadgets that detect deceased spirits and the supernatural, including infrared temperature detectors and dowsing rods. For more information, call 347.502.7352.

Ghosts of New York Walking Tour

Guides take visitors in search of the city’s ghostly spirits, seeking all things spooky on tours such as “Edgar Allan Poe Spook” and “Phantom Pub Crawl Starring Harry Houdini.” Dates/times/prices vary. 

Ghosts of the City

Dr. Phil Schoenberg takes tourists through Downtown Manhattan, visiting sites such as Trinity Churchyard and City Hall Park and telling ghostly tales of the spirits of Algonquin Indians, Abraham Lincoln, Edgar Allan Poe and Marie Roget. Dates/times vary.

Gleason's Gym

Box at the oldest boxing gym in the United States. Take a swing in one of the rings, spar with a punching bag, pin someone to the mat or use cardio equipment and free weights. The gym has special day rates for both exercisers and those who just want to take a look around and watch. 

Gloria: A Life

(Previews began Oct. 2, 2018, opened Oct. 18, 2018, tickets on sale thru March 31, 2019)

(2 hrs, no intermission)

Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Christine Lahti stars in Emily Mann’s new play about feminist Gloria Steinem. Act One focuses on Steinem’s personal life and activism; Act Two is a “Talking Circle” in which audience members join the conversation based on the themes explored in the play.

Christine Lahti’s final performance as Gloria Steinem was Jan. 27, 2019. Beginning Jan. 29, 2019, Patricia Kalember assumed the title role.

Go Select

Visitors can save up to 20 percent on admission prices when they choose two, four or more attractions from a selection of 50, including Top of the Rock, American Museum of Natural History, an NBC Studio Tour and the Museum of Modern Art. www.smartdestinations.com. 800.887.9103.

Gotham Comedy Club

Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer are among the big-name stand-ups who have performed in the 10,000-square-foot space, known for its comfortable Art Deco ambience. Food and drink served. 

In addition to headliners, New Talent Showcases are a staple of the club’s calendar. Food and drink menus available. Highlights:

Feb. 22-23: Michael Yo

March 1-2: Ian Bagg

March 8-9: Lynne Koplitz

March 15-16: Robert Kelly

March 21-23: Carlos Mencia

Gourmet Dinner Cruise

Guests savor a four-course gourmet dinner on board a luxurious cruise ship. See some of New York’s most famous landscapes, including the State of Liberty, up close. $120 per person. Call for times and departure locations.

Governor's Island Walking Tour

(Open June thru Aug. 31) Turned over to the public after 200 years of restricted military use, Governor’s Island features a mile-long waterfront esplanade, two 19th-century forts and 64 landmarked buildings. The National Park Service offers free tours Weds & Thurs with ferries to the island departing at 10 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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