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Pizza History 101 (Virtual)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Scott's Pizza Tours - Online 00000

Follow pizza’s journey from its humble beginnings in Southern Italy to its introduction to NYC in the late 19th century as your guide explains our favorite food’s incredible evolution through historic photos and archival documents.  When you sign up, we’ll email you a video conference link so you can access the class. This 40...

Wednesday Jun 3rd, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

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...

Wednesday Jul 1st, 11:15am - 1:45pm Eastern Time

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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...

Sunday Jul 5th, 4:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture Tour

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Step aboard the teak decks of our elegant 1920s style yachts, the Manhattan and Manhattan II, and enjoy NYC's historic buildings and landmarks from the water. Key points about this tour: 2.75 Hours Long Offered aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II (1920s inspired yachts) As comprehensive as the standard AIANY Around Manhattan...

Friday Jul 17th, 10am - 12:45pm Eastern Time

Escape From The City

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Think Olio - Online Online Class, New York, New York 00000

The city has always inspired, generated, and compromised creativity. While we are all in this moment of social-distancing and quarantine, it is a good opportunity to consider the ways in which previous generations of artists have responded to a retreat from the city in their art. This talk focuses on the work and biographies of Agnes Martin (1912-2004)...

Wednesday Jun 10th, 8pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

AIANY Around Manhattan Historic Architecture (Students)

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea 12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

This is for students only. A Comprehensive Architecture Tour with a special focus on Historic Buildings and Landmarks over 30. Key points about this tour: 2.75 Hours Long Offered aboard Manhattan or Manhattan II (1920s inspired yachts) As comprehensive as the standard AIANY Around Manhattan Architecture tour, but with added...

Friday Jul 17th, 10am - 12:45pm Eastern Time

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Grief & Healing Rituals in African American Culture

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Grief, Survival & Healing Rituals in African American Culture This interactive workshop offers an inside look at historic and modern-day healing rituals for death and non-death loss for Black families. Participants will be guided in creating healing spaces and places for Black families. We will explore: The multi-faceted process of grief and...

Sunday Jun 28th, 10am - 5:30pm Eastern Time

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Science Fiction and Fantasy may transport readers to a planet light-years away or deep inside the caves of a far-distant past. Whether extrapolating science into futuristic technology or conjuring new forms of mabe, opening the door to any possibility. To write great science fiction or fantasy, you must splice together the skills of a fiction writer...

Thursday Jul 9th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Psychedelics 101 & 102: A Training for Clinicians

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Open Center - Online 00000

Complete course name: Psychedelics 101 & 102: A Training for Clinicians & Health Practitioners This 2-day training is designed for clinicians and healthcare providers who want to learn more about current psychedelic research and clinical practice, including how to work with patients who have a history of psychedelic use or have expressed...

Saturday Jun 20th, 10am - 5:30pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$450

2 sessions

Beginner Fencing

at Martinez Academy of Arms - East Village 55 Avenue C, New York, New York 10009

Students begin learning footwork, the proper manner of gripping the weapon and positions of the hand. Along with this foundation they will also learn the centuries old etiquette that exists in a traditional school of fencing. Students receive instruction in classical and historical fencing from dedicated professionals of a traditional fencing lineage....

Monday Jun 1st, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Nature's Pharmacy

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for first aid, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, sinusitis, bronchitis, colds and flu, and much more.  Join us—you'll be a much smarter shopper...

Saturday Sep 12th, 11am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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Vestiges of the Great Age of Jewish Harlem

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Before Harlem became the epicenter of the African American experience it was a Jewish immigrant neighborhood. The Gershwin Brothers, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Milton Berle, Lane Bryant, Sophie Tucker, and many many more got their starts in Jewish Harlem at the dawn of the 20th century. The neighborhood is filled with synagogues, theaters, nickelodeons,...

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$35

Downtown Terra Cotta Tour

at Archive on Parade - Manhattan 145 Nassau Street, New York, New York 10038

Before New York’s tallest towers were sheathed in glass, they were clad in clay. Terra-Cotta, or “fired earth,” is an ancient building material made of baked clay, that helped make New York a Modern city. At the turn of the 20th century, terra-cotta became a sought-after fire-proof skin for the steel skeletons of the city’s tallest buildings. ...

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$35

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Sympathetic Spies

at Archive on Parade - Financial District 1 Bowling Green, New York, New York 10004

​Sympathetic Spies: George Washington's Eyes and Ears in Lower Manhattan The British Revolutionary War Spymaster Major George Beckwith claimed that, "Washington didn't really outfight the British, he simply out-spied us." The General's master-spies operated out of Lower Manhattan. As we make our way between The Battery and Wall Street, we'll retrace...

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$35

Satchmo in East Berlin

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

In 1956, the United States State Department began sending "Jazz Ambassadors" overseas as part of its Cultural Exchange program. In the midst of the escalating tensions of the Cold War with the Soviet Union, Louis Armstrong, then known as “Ambassador Satch,” made a historic stop in 1965 to East Berlin, marking the first and only...

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$20
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