Activities

HeliNY

Adventure seekers can see the city from above on one of three helicopter tours from this company that also offers airport transfers, custom and charter flights. Daily tours/times vary. Prices start at $149.

Immigrant Soles: A Neighborhood Walking Tour

Ninety-minute tours focus on the daily experiences and challenges of the Lower East Side’s early immigrant residents. Dates/times vary. $20 adults, $15 seniors/students.

Inside Out Tours

Founded by native Brooklynites, this company specializes in offering both visitors and local residents a unique glimpse into Brooklyn and Manhattan, offering public and private tours on such diverse subjects as food, shopping, gospel and faith, and African-American heritage. Times/locations vary. For public tours, call 800.838.3006. For private tours, call 800.428.2152.

Jambox Entertainment Studio Tours

Tour groups get an insider’s peek into the process of developing a hit record, and can utilize the studio’s state-of-the-art equipment and leave with a recording of their own. Dates/times/prices vary.

Jazz Nights in Harlem Multimedia Walking Tour

A lifelong Harlem resident hosts this nearly six-hour tour, which chronicles the history of jazz music and musicians in this culturally rich neighborhood. After the tour, guests are treated to a soul food meal at one of Harlem’s most famous restaurants. $79 per person. Call for dates and times.

Jeffrey Tastes Food Tours

Jeffrey Orlick helps visitors appreciate the immigrant cuisines of today by leading three-hour tours of Queens, including Tastes of the World, the Roosevelt Ave. Midnight Street Food Crawl and the Queens Fiesta Crawl. For more information or reservations, call 516.428.4085.

Jim Dykes Rich and Famous Tours

Celebrity culture, history and real estate of NYC are discussed on these three-hour bus or two-mile walking tours. Bus: $59 adults, $49 children under 13. Walking: $35. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 212.209.3370.

Joyce Gold History Tours of New York

For over 30 years, Joyce Gold has been conducting story-filled, two-hour private and public walking tours of Grand Central Terminal, Hell’s Kitchen, Central Park, Harlem and other New York neighborhoods and sights. Dates/times vary. $25 per person, $20 seniors (62+).

Joyce Theater

The respected venue, devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary dance, welcomes renowned companies from the United States and abroad.

Killing an Evening With Edgar Allan Poe

(Sept. 24-Oct. 13, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2019)

John Kevin Jones stars as the American master of horror in a solo performance of four of Poe’s most chilling works: “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Raven.”

Schedule: Tu-F 7 pm, Sa 6 & 8 pm, Su 6 pm

Week of Oct. 27, 2019: Th 7 & 9 pm, F 7 pm, Sa 6 & 8 pm, Su 6 pm

Tickets: $45-$55

Seating is limited to 40 per performance.

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