Activities

Blue Note Jazz Club

The best and brightest jazz luminaries perform here.

Broadway Up Close

Hour-and-a-half tours led by professional working actors explore “behind-the-scenes” Broadway. Dates/times vary. $30. Tours depart from outside the Nederlander Theatre, W. 41st St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 917.841.0187

BroadwayHD

The online, on-demand streaming service brings live theater—more than 200 recent as well as classic musicals, plays and comedies—and exclusive live-stream content to at-home or on-the-go audiences located in the United States (at this time). BroadwayHD is currently available on Amazon Channels, all compatible Amazon Video devices, and Android and iOS mobile devices. Access is via a monthly package, yearly subscription or on a per-show basis.

Bronx Brewery

A list of year-round brews, a seasonal pale ale, "B-tracks," barrel-aged and limited beers rotates on tap in the tasting room, and a backyard with live music and pop-up food vendors is open on weekends, weather permitting. The popular brewing company's spacious, versatile space has been used for yoga sessions, salsa dancing and painting classes, and offers tours exhibiting its brew tanks. M-F 3 pm-8 pm, Sa & Su 12 pm-7 pm.

Brooklyn Boulders

See how high you can climb at Brooklyn Boulders, a rock climbing facility in Gowanus. Beginners and advanced climbers can use the 22,000 square feet of climbing surface and take fitness classes like yoga, acroyoga and capoeira. New climbers have the option of enrolling in introductory courses. Day passes are $28 and do not include equipment rental. 

Brooklyn Bread Lab

This baking laboratory mills its own flour, focuses on ancient grains and teaches novices, intermediates and expert bakers how to master the art of the oven. Classesinclude laminated/puff pastry dough, bread for beginners and intermediate techniques in whole grain baking.

Brooklyn Brewery

Located within walking distance of the heart of Brooklyn's Williamsburg area, Brooklyn Brewery produces craft beers like its famed Brooklyn Brown, and is open most days into the early evening (for real nightlife, head to one of Williamsburg's many bars). Sign up for a "small batch tour" ($15) to get the insider's view of the brewery's operations (and a chance to taste four beers). The tours aren't massive groups, so sign up early before the spots are gone.

Brooklyn Nets

The professional basketball team has the home-court advantage at Barclays Center. 

2018-19 preseason highlight:

Oct. 3: New York Knicks

2018-19 regular season highlights:

Oct. 19: New York Knicks

Oct. 28: Golden State Warriors

Oct. 31: Detroit Pistons

Nov. 2: Houston Rockets

Nov. 4: Philadelphia 76ers

Nov. 14: Miami Heat

Nov. 17: Los Angeles Clippers

Carnegie Hall Tours

Guided tours of the world-famous performance venue, where everyone from Billie Holiday to Duke Ellington to The Beatles to Ike and Tina Turner have performed. Tours are given throughout the week. Tours subject to the hall’s performance and rehearsal schedule. Tickets are sold at the box office. $17 adults, $12 seniors/students and children 12 and under.

Central Park Bike Tours & Rentals

Two- and three-hour escorted tours through Central Park and other NYC neighborhoods. Tour times and prices vary and include the cost of bicycle rental and escort. Private tours and individual bicycle rentals (by hour or day) available. Rentals: adults and children $15 (one hour), $20 (two hours), $25 (three hours) and $40 (daily). Reservations required.

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