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.
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:
Feb. 19-24: Dayna Stephens Quartet
Feb. 26-March 3: Terell Stafford Quintet
March 5-10: Ambrose Akinmusire
March 12-17: Miguel Zenón
March 19-24: The Bad Plus
March 26-31: Broken Shadows
April 2-7: Sullivan Fortner Trio
The Upper West Side’s newest chocolate atelier invites guests to hands-on chocolatiering classes in a friendly, welcoming space, complete with master chocolatiers and innovative workstations designed specifically for the tutorials. Classes can be reserved online and walk-ins are welcome. The shop also offers ready-made chocolates, gourmet hot cocoa and giftable treats.
Native New Yorker Bob Gelber leads customized walking tours— including a Green Tour of Battery Park City, a historic stroll through the Lower East Side and a two-hour exploration of Central Park—for first-time visitors and seasoned travelers. For private, group or customized tours, call 212.349.7916.
These scavenger hunts—private and public, adults-only and family-friendly—are staged in some of the city’s top attractions, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grand Central Terminal, the American Museum of Natural History, and Central Park, and neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, SoHo and Midtown.