Locals and visitors alike are led through historic New York neighborhoods on the Multi-Ethnic Eating, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, Gangs of New York and Immigrant New York tours. Outings last approximately two hours. Dates/times/locations vary. $25 adults, $20 seniors (65+)/students/military, $15 students.
Guided tours and bike rentals let visitors cycle their way around the city, traveling to such sights as the Brooklyn Bridge, Hudson River and Central Park. Guided tours leave from Pier 84 and Central Park (Tavern on the Green and Columbus Circle), Apr. 14-Oct. 21, and tour prices include bottled water and a helmet. New tours include New York at Night, National September 11 Memorial, Inside Central Park and Brooklyn Neighborhoods. Times and prices for tours vary. Rentals available Mar.-May 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Jun.-Aug. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sept.-Nov. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
“The jazz corner of the world” is how Charlie Parker described this club. Highlights:
Feb. 19-23: Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman and Greg Osby
Feb. 26-March 2: Cyrille Aimee: A Sondheim Adventure
March 5-9: Karrin Allyson
March 12-16: Vincent Herring: History of Jazz
March 19-23: Patricia Barber
March 26-30: New York Voices
April 2-6: Benny Green
April 9-13: James Carter Organ Trio
The new, 100-seat performance space below Birdland Jazz Club offers a varied entertainment program, including cabaret, jazz, dance, burlesque, comedy and performances by Broadway stars and limited-run Off-Broadway productions.
Feb. 20-23: Jessica Molaskey with the John Pizzarelli Trio
March 1-2: KT Sullivan
March 5-9: Nellie McKay
March 13-16: Pete Malinverni Trio: On the Town (The Music of Leonard Bernstein)
(1 hr 45 mins, no intermission)
Now in its 25th year (opening night was Nov. 17, 1991), the show features a trio of bald blue life-forms utilizing high-energy music, props, splatters of paint, comedy and pantomime as it stretches the limits of performance art.
Schedule: M-Tu 7 pm, W-F 8 pm, Sa-Su 2, 5 & 8 pm (schedule can vary)
Tickets: $59.55-$109.55 (prices subject to change)
The best and brightest jazz luminaries perform here. Highlights:
Feb. 19-24: David Sanborn
March 5-10: Spyro Gyra
March 14-17: Charles Tolliver 50th Anniversary Paper Man
March 21-24: Sadao Watanabe Quartet
March 28-31: Bobby McFerrin & Gimme5
April 2-7: Joshua Redman Quartet
April 11-14: Arturo Sandoval
April 18-21: Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective