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.
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+).
The respected venue, devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary dance, welcomes renowned companies from the United States and abroad. Highlights in the 2018-2019 season:
Sept. 24-Oct. 13, 2018: NY Quadrille, featuring John Jasperse Projects (Sept. 24-28), A.I.M. (Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener (Oct. 2-6), Beth Gill (Oct. 4-7) and Donna Uchizono Company (Oct. 10-13)
Oct. 17-21: Sankofa Danzafro
Oct. 23-25: Pontus Lidberg Dance
(May 2-31, 2019)
Twenty-two top interior designers transform the six-level town house at 36-38 E. 74th St. on the Upper East Side into a showcase for trendsetting ideas for the home, with room after room of fine furnishings, art and technology. The 12,425-square-foot town house, with 10 fireplaces, a garden and an art studio is currently on the market for $30 million.
New York sights made famous on the quintessential 1990s sitcom, Seinfeld, are seen on this three-hour excursion that reveals behind-the-scenes stories. Every tour is hosted by Kenny (the real) Kramer. Sat noon. $37.50. For reservations, call 212.268.5525.
Inquisitive children and parents engage in hands-on discovery and fun with models and exhibits centered around such topics as the environment, health and invention. The facility also contains the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater and the Joseph D. Williams 3-D Science Theater.
Hours: M-F 9 am-4 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-5:30 pm
General admission: $22.75 adults, $18.75 children ages 2-12