This family-friendly van or minibus bus tour takes visitors to see such sights as the mansions of Fifth Ave., Central Park and High Line Park. The five-hour experience includes a guided subway ride and a lunch stop at a Chelsea Market. Sat & Sun 10 a.m. $70 adults, $60 seniors/children under 12. Bus meets at
Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew guide guests through their native New York and such popular locales as Central Park and South Street Seaport on a ghost hunt using authentic gadgets that detect deceased spirits and the supernatural, including infrared temperature detectors and dowsing rods. For more information, call 347.502.7352.
Box at the oldest boxing gym in the United States. Take a swing in one of the rings, spar with a punching bag, pin someone to the mat or use cardio equipment and free weights. The gym has special day rates for both exercisers and those who just want to take a look around and watch.
Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer are among the big-name stand-ups who have performed in the 10,000-square-foot space, known for its comfortable Art Deco ambience. Food and drink served.
In addition to headliners, New Talent Showcases are a staple of the club’s calendar. Food and drink menus available. Performances nightly
(Open June thru Aug. 31) Turned over to the public after 200 years of restricted military use, Governor’s Island features a mile-long waterfront esplanade, two 19th-century forts and 64 landmarked buildings. The National Park Service offers free tours Weds & Thurs with ferries to the island departing at 10 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.