These walking, tasting and cultural tours offer a look at NYC’s various neighborhoods, restaurants and markets. Tours include Original Greenwich Village (historic mom-and-pop specialty food shops), Chelsea Market and the High Line (NYC’s famous indoor food market, the Meatpacking District and the High Line), Gourmet Chinatown (sit-down dining featuring upscale Asian eats) and The Best of Brooklyn (a history and gastronomy lesson complete with Brooklyn Bridge views). Times/prices vary.
Frames is a modern, state-of-the-art 35,000-square-foot entertainment center offering 28 bowling lanes, a billiards lounge, two full-service sports bars, live music and dancing.
Happy hour: Daily 3-7 pm
Karaoke Room available for walk-ins and private events
Bowling: M-Th noon-11 pm, F noon-2 am, Sa 11 am-2 am, Su 11 am-11 pm
The Fraunces Tavern Museum in Lower Manhattan offers a numbr of group tours. One-hour guided museum tours are free with admission to the museum on select dates. Also available: A Revolutionary Spies Tour, Women of the Revolutionary War Tour and a Valuables Tour. $25. Dates/times vary.
(Previews begin Sept. 13, 2019, opens Oct. 2, 2019, tickets on sale through Jan. 5, 2020)
(1 hr 25 mins, no intermission)
Hip-hop, improvisational theater, music and vocal stylings make up the fast-paced evening. The cast takes suggestions from the audience and spins them into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers. In addition to the five-man core company, unannounced guests pop in at select performances and can include one of the show’s producers, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
(Previews began Feb. 22, 2018, opened March 22, 2018)
(2 hrs 20 mins)
Disney’s 2013 Oscar-winning feature, the most successful animated movie of all time, is now a full-length stage work, featuring the original songs (including “Let It Go”), plus new songs and story material.
Schedule: Tu 7 pm, W 1 & 7 pm, Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 3 pm
Beginning Aug. 27, 2019: Tu-Th 7 pm, F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 1 & 6:30 pm
A two-and-a-half-hour tour of what was once New York’s most infamous and brutal neighborhood, Five Points. Dates/times vary. $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 full-time students. Tours start at the southeast corner of Broadway & Chambers St., at the edge of City Hall Park.
This family-friendly van or minibus bus tour takes visitors to see such sights as the mansions of Fifth Ave., Central Park and High Line Park. The five-hour experience includes a guided subway ride and a lunch stop at a Chelsea Market. Sat & Sun 10 a.m. $70 adults, $60 seniors/children under 12. Bus meets at
Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew guide guests through their native New York and such popular locales as Central Park and South Street Seaport on a ghost hunt using authentic gadgets that detect deceased spirits and the supernatural, including infrared temperature detectors and dowsing rods. For more information, call 347.502.7352.