Activities

Jazz Nights in Harlem Multimedia Walking Tour

A lifelong Harlem resident hosts this nearly six-hour tour, which chronicles the history of jazz music and musicians in this culturally rich neighborhood. After the tour, guests are treated to a soul food meal at one of Harlem’s most famous restaurants. $79 per person. Call for dates and times.

Jeffrey Tastes Food Tours

Jeffrey Orlick helps visitors appreciate the immigrant cuisines of today by leading three-hour tours of Queens, including Tastes of the World, the Roosevelt Ave. Midnight Street Food Crawl and the Queens Fiesta Crawl. For more information or reservations, call 516.428.4085.

Jim Dykes Rich and Famous Tours

Celebrity culture, history and real estate of NYC are discussed on these three-hour bus or two-mile walking tours. Bus: $59 adults, $49 children under 13. Walking: $35. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 212.209.3370.

Joyce Gold History Tours of New York

For over 30 years, Joyce Gold has been conducting story-filled, two-hour private and public walking tours of Grand Central Terminal, Hell’s Kitchen, Central Park, Harlem and other New York neighborhoods and sights. Dates/times vary. $25 per person, $20 seniors (62+).

Joyce Theater

The respected venue, devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary dance, welcomes renowned companies from the United States and abroad. Highlights in the 2018-2019 season:

Sept. 24-Oct. 13, 2018: NY Quadrille, featuring John Jasperse Projects (Sept. 24-28), A.I.M. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener (Oct. 2-6), Beth Gill (Oct. 4-7) and Donna Uchizono Company (Oct. 10-13)

Oct. 17-21: Sankofa Danzafro

Oct. 23-25: Pontus Lidberg Dance

King Kong

(Previews began Oct. 5, 2018, opened Nov. 8, 2018, closes Aug. 18, 2019)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

Beauty tames the beast when a maverick filmmaker, a young actress and the legendary 20-foot-tall, 2,000-pound gorilla come home to New York in the new musical, based on the 1932 novel by Merian C. Cooper.

Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $69-$175

Kips Bay Decorator Show House

(May 2-31, 2019)

Twenty-two top interior designers transform the six-level town house at 36-38 E. 74th St. on the Upper East Side into a showcase for trendsetting ideas for the home, with room after room of fine furnishings, art and technology. The 12,425-square-foot town house, with 10 fireplaces, a garden and an art studio is currently on the market for $30 million.

Kramer's Reality Tour for Seinfeld Fans

New York sights made famous on the quintessential 1990s sitcom, Seinfeld, are seen on this three-hour excursion that reveals behind-the-scenes stories. Every tour is hosted by Kenny (the real) Kramer. Sat noon. $37.50. For reservations, call 212.268.5525.

L & M Tours

Escorted bus tours venture to Hershey’s Candylane, Pennsylvania Dutch Amish country, Niagara Falls, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and other regional destinations. Dates/times/prices vary.

Liberty Helicopters

Passengers enjoy sweeping views of New York. Flights last 12 to 20 minutes, soaring past the city’s most popular sights. Times/prices vary.

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