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Distillery Tours

at Kings County Distillery - Navy Yard
299 Sands St, Bldg 121, Brooklyn, New York 11205

In these tours, you'll learn about the history of American distilling, as well as how whiskey is made.  Enjoy tastings of our three whiskies at the end! A tour lasts approximately 45 minutes to an hour.  Notes: Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before. Meeting location: 299 Sands Street, Brooklyn NY 11205. Please come to the Gatehouses...

$14.84

Essential Oil Perfume Workshop

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils in this hands-on workshop! Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and keep perfume notes. Formulate three unique signature scents using wax, carrier oils, and...

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Zoning Analysis and Land Use in NYC

at Baruch College - CAPS

This course reviews the history of zoning regulations, and how they impact NYC today.  Issues of particular concern to the various communities will be discussed, including land use regulations, building requirements, and preservation. Green building technology and taxes will also be examined. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted...

$245

4 sessions

Monday Mar 5th, 6pm

Kokedama: Hanging Garden Workshop

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Get your hands dirty in this workshop as you learn the art of Kokedama, the cultivation of a plant encased in a hanging ball of moss. After a brief discussion on the history of kokedama and a hands-on demo by the instructor, you will pick a houseplant to repot in a moss ball and spend the rest of the workshop perfecting your craft.  Everyone...

Sunday Mar 4th, 2pm

Distillery Tour & Tasting

at The Noble Experiment - Williamsburg
23 Meadow St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Sample delicious small-batch rums and more on an all-access tour of a grain-to-glass Brooklyn distillery. Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour to see how the distillery operates and makes such strong spirits. What You Will Do Go behind the scenes of a small-batch rum distillery for an inside look into the day-to-day operations Explore the...

The International Food Tour of Astoria, Queens

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - Astoria
31st St Queens Exact Location Upon Registration, New York, New York 11102

Enjoy the most delightful restaurants, cafes and food shops as Susan shows you her very favorites. Tastings include honey-laden baklava, soft Colombian sweet bread, flaky Greek spanakopita and much more! Learn the history of Greeks, Italians, Germans, Middle Easterners, South Americans and Southeast Asians that have made Astoria one of "the most diverse...

$56.97

Botanical Latin

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating or boring. Review the rules of taxonomy, Latin grammar and pronunciation, and learn the history of the binomial system in use today.  Required Texts: Stearn's Dictionary of...

$279

5 sessions

Monday Mar 12th, 6:15pm

New York’s Golden Ice Age

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

Join us for an exploration and celebration of New York City's legendary history of figure skating and ice hockey, inspired by our exhibition, New York on Ice: Skating in the City. The program kicks off with a conversation with "Hockey Maven" Stan Fischler who has been covering the game since 1954. Fischler currently serves as the resident hockey...

Friday Feb 23rd, 7pm

Get a Clue! Crossword Construction (Ages 55+)

at Sundays at JASA - Hell's Kitchen
524 W 59th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10019

NOTE: The price for this class is for the entire 10-week semester, and applies to all the classes. In other words, once you sign up for any one of the courses, you can attend all the other classes, all day, if you wish. Learn principles of crossword puzzle construction – basic history, finding a theme, making a usable grid, and creating the fill....

$225

10 sessions

Sunday Mar 4th, 2pm

Scratch Paper: A Caveat Open Mic

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

In the spirit of exploring “intelligent nightlife,” we’re hosting an open mic like no other. Researchers, teachers, and comedians will share the stage to hone their sets in a room that GETS IT.   Are you a researcher or science writer who wants to work jokes into your upcoming piece? Are you a stand up comedian who wants to use history,...

Free

Sunday Feb 25th, 3:30pm

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...

Immigrants & the Sanctuary City: Then and Now

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

On the day after the deadline for the expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, join historians, activists, and experts including Mae Ngai, Professor of Asian American Studies and History at Columbia University; activist leader Ana Maria Archila of the Center for Popular Democracy; and Bitta...

City Tour: Alto y Bajo Manhattan

at LovelyUSA - Chelsea
401 7th Ave, New York, New York 10001

Manhattan is only 1 of the 5 districts of New York, but it houses many treasures that are worth knowing. During the High and Low (Alto y Bajo) Manhattan tour we will travel the Big Apple for 4 hours, first to the Uptown and later to the Downtown. We walk through downtown avenues by an expert guide that reveals all the secrets and history of the city....

Monday Feb 26th, 8am

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Dedicate It

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Dedicate It is a live show and podcast that zeroes in on the dedication page. Come hear host Emily Ludolph find the stories about the people and experiences that motivate our favorite writers, musicians, and scientists. Dedicate It examines the greatest dedications in history, holds intimate conversations with the people we admire most...

$16.98

Tuesday Mar 20th, 7pm

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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