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LES / East Village Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - East Village
Meets in East Village / Lower East Side Meeting place to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10003

Explore the pizza-dense East Village and Lower East Side as you hit three unique pizzerias on this 2.5 hour tour. You’ll see century-old brick ovens and classic slice joints that will fill your belly with deliciousness and your mind with pizza knowledge. New York pizza has reached mythical status in a relatively short period of time. Find out why...

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The Chocolate Tour of New York

at Best Tours - Chelsea
75 9th Ave, New York, New York 10011

Who doesn't like chocolate? Who doesn't love New York?! Come join your expert chocoholic tour guide for a delightful stroll through some of the New York's most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers on the world famous Chocolate Tour of New York!  From classic truffles to salty caramels, from dark chocolate almond bark to the most exquisite...

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Academic Vocabulary

at Baruch College - CAPS

This course is designed for those preparing for university, graduate school, and standardized exams, such as the iBT TOEFL and GMAT.  In this course, students learn new academic vocabulary related to business, economics, psychology, the US education system, science, history, and more. Practice exercises are challenging and interactive, providing...


21 sessions

Fencing for Adult Beginners

at Brooklyn Fencing Center - Gowanus
600 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Fencing is a unique sport, rich in history, that offers something for everyone! It challenges you mentally and physically in a way that few pastimes can. Tired of those boring stretches on the treadmill? Try fencing! It's a great workout that challenges your mind, too. And yes, adults can compete: there are even specific divisions for fencers 40-plus,...

Tuesday Dec 19th, 7:30pm

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Original Crosstown Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - NoLita
Near corner of Spring & Mulberry Streets Meeting area to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10013

Walk the path of New York pizza history on the streets of Little Italy and Greenwich Village where it all began. We’ll hit three pizzerias in 3 hours, walking about a mile through some great downtown neighborhoods! New York pizza has reached mythical status in a relatively short period of time. Find out why as you trace both 19th-century Italian...

The Wild Garden

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

A rebuke to the rigidly patterned bright flower beds of formal Victorian garden design, William Robinson's 1870 revolutionary manifesto, The Wild Garden, championed herbaceous borders, untidy edges, and naturalistic drifts of hardy perennial plants, permanently changing garden history.  Examine the design principles advocated by Robinson,...


2 sessions

Friday Feb 2nd, 10am

Busted! Drugs and the City

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

Join Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir as she sits down with Lucy Lang, Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan’s District Attorney’s Office to discuss countering New York City's illicit drug trade and the ever-evolving scourge of narcotics.  Reception to follow with beer courtesy of Harlem Blue.  Only in...

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

The Power of Plant Medicine

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The Power of Plant Medicine: Strengthening the Immune System and Boosting Vitality Plant medicine predates written human history as an approach to healing using herbs and foods to prevent and assist in the healing of various health conditions. In this class, we will look at medicinal properties of common herbs, foods, and medicinal mushrooms used...


3 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 8pm

Survey of Western Dress

at Pratt Institute - West Village
144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Examine the history of apparel and accessories design, business of fashion, fashion and technology, and fashion designers. Explore the relationship between the evolution of design and technological advancements (including mass media), the accomplishments of notable designers, and the changing structure of the business of fashion. Course content surveys...


12 sessions

Friday Jan 19th, 12pm

Botanical Art From the Renaissance Forward

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Delve into botanical art history with NYBG's Stephen Sinon, Head of Special Collections, Research and Archives, as your expert guide. Explore the evolution of the art form, from Renaissance-era woodcuts through works by contemporary artists.  We'll examine gloriously illuminated 16th-century manuscripts and botanical paintings from the Age of...


2 sessions

Friday Feb 9th, 10am

Museum Studies: Intro

at The New School - Manhattan

This course offers a critical exploration of the history and role of museums and focuses attention on the different elements that shape museums. What you will learn Students learn the history of museums. Students learn the different components that form a museum (this includes collecting, display, education, accessibility and funding) Students...


16 sessions

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 6pm

How To Talk Like A Montessori Teacher

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Ever wonder why a child listens to their teacher and not you? Montessori educators are trained to prepare an environment and use positive and intentional phrasing to have effective communication with children that encourages discipline without having to be authoritarian.  In this class, you will gain tools that will have children eager to...

Saturday Jan 27th, 10am

4 Week Basic Makeup Course

at Chic Studios - School of Makeup - Financial District
139 Fulton St Ste #600, New York, New York 10038

Basic Makeup 101 Workshop is designed as an introduction for those who have desire to learn about makeup but are not ready to commit to a professional training program. This workshop starts with the basics, and quickly moves into techniques that are required for the fashion, cosmetics, runway, television and music videos industries. Over this 4 week...


4 sessions

Sunday Jan 28th, 10:30am

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Essential Oils + Pregnancy: For Doulas and New Moms

at NY Institute of Aromatherapy - East Village
530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

A day long intensive exploring what essential oils are best for pregnancy and new motherhood. We will study and discuss safe practices, powerful and effective applications as well as recommendations best for newborns and infants. Get confident is knowing what essential oils to use and how to use them! Learn some simple recipes to incorporate into...

Sunday Jan 14th, 10am

An Introduction to Family Constellations

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

An Introduction to Family Constellations: Breaking the Chains of Family Patterns to Reclaim Life Force and Love We can be held back in life by deep patterns we absorb from our family upbringing and ancestral history, and the roots of those problems can go back generations. Such is the belief of Family Constellations, a therapeutic approach founded...

Sunday Feb 4th, 10am