Activities

Tribeca Film Festival

(April 24-May 5, 2019)

Celebrities and movie lovers alike catch world premieres of foreign, documentary and independent films (as well as an immersive virtual arcade, video games and online work) presented at this esteemed festival, celebrating its 17th year and held at various venues throughout New York City.

Times, venues and prices vary

Two Percent Gallery Tours

Small, 90-minute private tours, in groups of three or fewer, introduce visitors and locals alike to the NYC art gallery scene in West Chelsea, visiting five exhibitions. Tours depart Tues-Sat at 10 a.m. For prices and reservations, visit www.thetwopercent.com.

Two’s a Crowd

(Previews begin July 13, 2019, opens July 21, 2019, closes Aug. 25, 2019)

(1 hr 25 mins, no intermission)

Tom and Wendy meet through a computer error, but these opposites—he’s freewheeling, she’s uptight—are hardly a match made in heaven. Will they be able to put aside their differences and take a gamble on love? Comedian Rita Rudner stars and co-wrote the musical comedy set in Las Vegas.

Schedule: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa 2 & 7 pm, Su 2 pm (additional performance July 14 at 7 pm)

Tickets: $25-$70

Uncle Sam's New York Tours

Cultural walking and private luxury tours, including pub crawls, nightlife excursions, shopping and Broadway tours are lead by expert guides, offering historical information and fun ways to get to know New York City. Times/prices/departure points vary. 212.888.8769.

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

The free 90-minute walking tour explores the colorful history of New York’s “village green.” Every Sat 2 p.m. Reservations required for groups. Tours meet at the Abraham Lincoln Statue,

United Nations

One-hour tours of the UN's international headquarters' building and grounds, including the renovated General Assembly Hall and the Security Council Chamber (meetings permitting), are conducted in one of 12 languages. The newly renovated Visitors Centre features a bookstore, a gift shop, a café and a post office, where postcards can be mailed with UN stamps. Schedules and prices subject to change. Children under 5 not admitted.

Urban Oysters NYC Walking Tours

Visitors can explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard or sample Williamsburg’s finest beer and food on the Brewed in Brooklyn walking tour, while learning about the importance of historical preservation and sustainability. For more information, call 347.618.8687.

Vanderbilt Tennis Club

The indoor facility includes a regulation-size hard court, junior court, two practice lanes and a fitness room. Instruction available. 

Village Alliance Free Walking Tour

Guides provide an insider’s look at E. 8th St., St. Marks Pl. and the surrounding neighborhood. Sat at 11:30 a.m. thru Sept. 29. Free.

Village Vanguard

Since 1935, this intimate Village stalwart has been one of New York’s most prestigious jazz clubs. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Highlights:

May 14-19: Ben Wendel

May 21-26: Joe Lovano

May 28-June 2: Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet

June 4-9: Renee Rosnes Quartet

June 11-16: Peter Bernstein Quartet

June 18-23: Brad Mehldau Quintet

June 25-29: Ethan Iverson

July 2-7: Linda May Han Oh

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