Activities

Lower East Side Walking Tour

Visitors are introduced to the merchants on Orchard, Grand and Delancey sts. on these tours that highlight the life and business of Downtown’s Lower East Side. Fri noon. $20 For details, call 347.465.7767.

Lower Manhattan Eats

This food tour takes patrons throughout Lower Manhattan to taste the eclectic culinary offerings between Battery Park City and South Street Seaport. $25 per person. For meeting points, times and reservations, call 212.835.2750.

Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge

Twenty-six lanes, 11 billiards and Ping-Pong tables, sleek furnishings, flat-screen TVs and a menu that includes sliders, tacos, wings and nachos, as well as cocktails, beer and wine, create a festive party atmosphere.

Hours: Su-W noon-midnight, Th noon-1 am, F & Sa noon-2 am

Madison Square Garden All-Access Tour

This tour of one of the world’s most famous sports and entertainment arenas takes visitors on a behind-the-scenes exploration of the totally revamped and modernized venue. Highlights include VIP areas, locker rooms and an exhibition on the greatest moments in the landmark’s 130-year history. Daily 10:30 am-3 pm. $26.95 adults, $18.95 seniors/students, $19.95 children 12 and under.

Malcolm X Walking Tour

A tour that focuses on sights associated with the life of Malcolm X, a key figure during the Civil Rights Movement. The tour is complemented by multimedia exhibits from the Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center. Wed. 5-10 p.m. $55 per person.

Manhattan Helicopter Tour

A 15-minute helicopter tour offers visitors the chance to view New York from above. $140 per person. Call for times and departure points.

Manhattan Kayak Company

Aspiring paddlers explore the city’s waters with such popular 75-minute kayaking tours as “Fun in the Sun” and “New York After Dark.” Other excursions include dining tours and visiting the Statue of Liberty or George Washington Bridge. Instruction sessions in kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding are also available.

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center

There are 18,000 square feet in the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center building filled with studios dedicated to the study and performance of dance. There are performances and events hosted regularly. 

Manhattan Walks

Specially tailored to meet the needs of each group, these two-and-a-half-hour private walking tours explore city neighborhoods, including Chinatown, Greenwich Village and Brooklyn Heights. $125 for a group of one to six people, $25 for each additional person. 917.657.7881.

Mark Twain's New York

Sights in New York City where Mark Twain lived, visited and conducted business are explored. Tours take place the first Sun of every month. $20. Meet at 1 p.m. at

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