Activities

Style Made Simple

Customized shopping tours for men, women and brides-to-be’s are based on budget, style, occasion and neighborhood. Times/prices vary. 888.807.8105.

Style Room

Fashion expert Karen Parker O'Brien creates personalized and private shopping tours that include VIP access to designer showrooms.

Sugartooth Tours

Dessert tours of NYC restaurants, bakeries and ice cream shops in small groups of 16 or fewer, led by a pastry connoisseur who is also a history buff, giving background information on each location. Tours, times vary. $55 per person. www.sugartoothtours.com. 917.856.6761.

Swing Streets

Walking tours in all the major neighborhoods of Manhattan, including Harlem, Times Square and the East Village, as well as the outer boroughs. $25-$75. Times/departure points vary,

Switzerland

(Previews began Feb. 7, 2019, opened Feb. 14, 2019, closes March 3, 2019)

In Joanna Murray-Smith’s psychological thriller, making its New York City debut, reclusive crime writer Patricia Highsmith receives a visit from a young man sent by her New York publisher. His mission: to convince Highsmith to write the final book in her best-selling Mr. Ripley series. Set in Switzerland in 1995, the two-hander starts out innocently enough but soon devolves into a dance to the death.

Schedule: Tu-Sa 7:15 pm, Sa & Su 2:15 pm

Tickets: $25-$35

Take a Walk, New York!

Free, guided two-to-three-hour walks throughout the five boroughs explore various neighborhoods each weekend. For more information, call 212.228.3126.

Take Me Out

A nightlife tour company which visits some of the city’s hippest spots, and offers tours such as the Prohibition Tour, taking you to secret bars and hidden speakeasies, and the Mixology tour, where an in-limo guide prepares cocktails en route to trendy bars. Tours start at $100-$150 per person. Beginning at 5pm and 9pm nightly. For reservations, visit www.takemeoutnyc.com.

Take Tours

This huge tour company offers dozens of around the city, including tours of Ellis Island, Grant’s Tomb, Battery Park, the Guggenheim Museum, Chelsea Market and many more. Prices/schedules vary. For meeting places and reservations, call 888.428.7255.

Tastes of Chinatown Tour

Discover Chinese culture and taste culinary specialties, including Cantonese barbecue with roasted duck and pork and hearty Pekingese dumplings, on this three-hour food tour. Mon, Wed 2:45 p.m. $69. Tours leave from Chinatown Information Pavilion,

Tasting Tour of Little India

Chef and instructor Jennifer Clair takes tourists around Jackson Heights, Queens, to sample and taste Indian cuisine while visiting street vendors, restaurants, grocery stores and sweetshops. Sat, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $70.

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