Activities

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

Marvelous Manhattan Tours

Tour guides take visitors to top NYC sights in Midtown, Downtown and Uptown, exploring museums, parks, restaurants, bridges and more. Dates/times/prices vary. 718.846.9308.

Mean Girls

(Previews began March 12, 2018, opened April 8, 2018, tickets on sale thru July 7, 2019)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

Tina Fey has written the book for the musical, adapted from her screenplay for the 2004 movie of the same name about popularity among teenagers in an Illinois high school. Newbie Cady Heron is taken up by the school’s most elite clique, The Plastics, but is this the pink pack she really wants to hang with? Fey’s husband, Jeff Richmond, has written the music.

Schedule thru Sept. 23, 2018: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Merrily Kerr New York Art Tours

The city’s vibrant art scene is revealed on personalized tours led by a professional art critic through Chelsea, SoHo, local museums and more.

Merrily We Roll Along

(Previews begin Jan. 12, 2019, opens Feb. 19, 2019, tickets on sale thru April 7, 2019)

Fiasco Theater’s reimagining of the 1981 Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical follows three friends as they mature from showbiz wannabes to acclaimed theater artists, whose compromises on the road to success have seriously undermined their once trusting and optimistic relationships. Based on the George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart play about fame, fortune and old friends, the show is told in reverse order, beginning in the present and traveling backward in time.

Metro NYC Tours

This tour company, founded by Robin London, a third generation native New Yorker and professionally licensed New York City tour guide,  offers a wide variety of tours around the city, including all-day private tours, half-day vehicle tours, a Gangster and Crime Tour, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side and Chinatown Food Tours and others. 

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