SusanSez NYC Walkabouts: Tour Gives the Inside Scoop
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The last date listed for SusanSez NYC Walkabouts was Saturday December 14, 2013 / 11:30am (Arthur Avenue Walkabout).
SusanSez Arthur Ave. Walkabout: Explore New York’s “real” Little Italy, the Belmont section of the Bronx along Arthur Avenue where many Italian immigrants settled after building the Bronx Zoo. Proud Bronx resident Susan Birnbaum takes you to some of her most cherished spots to taste some of the best, authentic Italian treats available anywhere on this 2.5 hour walking tour. Watch a cheese-making demonstration and cigars being rolled by hand. Munch on cheese, fresh pasta, sweet cannoli and much more!
SusanSez Knitting Crawl Walkabout: Visit the most unique knitting shops, bead and trimming shops and galleries throughout Manhattan. Tours will include a wide variety of shops that offer lush, handpainted, luxury and specialty yarns as well as the tried and true basics. Each tour is tailored to your group’s interests and will provide discounts at select shops.
SusanSez Around the World in 80 Minutes Astoria Walkabout: Travel around the world in 80 minutes (more or less) as we taste our way along some of the most diverse streets of NYC. Named for one of the richest men in NY’s history Astoria it is a living monument to its immigrant past and present. Today it remains home to pianos, films and TV. This tour is a real international feast.
SusanSez Pushcarts to Funky Swank LES (Lower East Side) Walkabout: From Pushcarts to Funky Swank the SusanSez LES Walkabout strolls through the streets that were the farms, the neighborhoods crowded with pushcarts and generations of newcomers and are now the home to the trendiest boutiques, clubs and eating establishments. Our exploration includes sampling the food, checking out the shops and learning the history of this fascinating neighborhood- the gateway to America for generation of immigrants- their first glimpse of life in the USA. As it constantly reinvents itself the shops and businesses reflect its most recent rebirth- the place for designer boutiques, cozy restaurants, lounges and music venues and unique hotels. Stops will include but are not limited to historic synagogues,
a Buddhist Temple, the Essex Street Market, the best deli in NYC and other food shops that made LES famous as well as the newest additions to the neighborhood. Tastings will include doughnuts, pickles, salami, penny candy, farmstead cheese, and dumplings and more.
Walking tours are about 1.5-2 miles long with tastings along the way. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.