The market was heaving on a wet Labor day but I made a return visit, which also look in the Hudson Yards, later in the week on a hot day. Chelsea Market was on the list for last year's family trip, but we never made...More
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Explore two of New York’s most charming neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, history, and architecture tour. A local guide provides an insider’s perspective on the city and takes you to spots you may not have found on your own. The tasting menu constitutes a full lunch and includes treats such as artisanal grilled cheese, a classic New York sub, and fresh croissants.
Discover the cultural delights and delectable bites of Brooklyn on a culinary walking tour of the Williamsburg neighborhood. With a knowledgeable guide, delve into the rich culinary history of the area as you visit iconic institutions to sample tasty treats like home made ice cream and Best Pizza in Brooklyn. Pleasure your palate with tastings interspersed with vibrant street art and panoramic vistas of New York’s globally renowned skyline. Vegetarian options are also available on this taste bud tantalizing tour.
The High Line is one of New York’s most characterful—and busiest—parks. Beat the crowds on this small-group walking tour, and see highlights of Chelsea and the Meatpacking District as well. Meet your guide in the morning, and set off. You’ll learn all about the industrial history of the Meatpacking District (which is today one of the city’s hippest hoods), will stroll the High Line, and visit lively Chelsea Market. You’ll also enjoy numerous snacks and nibbles, from cupcakes and empanadas to sandwiches and doughnuts.
Renowned for its dynamic atmosphere and its lively food scene, Williamsburg is an essential neighborhood to visit during your next trip to New York City. Explore its highlights, and do plenty of tasting, on a small-group walking tour. Stroll down Bedford Avenue, browse a local flea market, and enjoy a beer at Brooklyn Brewery. You’ll also dine on barbecue, attend a fiery hot sauce tasting, and much more. As you go, admire the neighborhood’s vibrant street art and its stellar views of the New York skyline.
This tour offers behind the scenes access not available to the public. Each tour includes visits to 3-4 makers. Industry City is a stunning design, tech, media, food and beverage hub. It is a 16 building, 6 million commercial square foot redevelopment, with 5 acres of open space and it is the largest privately funded adaptive reuse project in the country. With amazing restaurants, shops, artist studios, co-working spaces and more, locals and visitors alike can explore for hours on end. Originally built in 1906 as a intermodal shipping facility to support manufacturing and distribution of products, it served as an important industrial site, but over the years manufacturing evolved and left the city, the site fell into disrepair. In 2015, the buildings that comprise Industry City were purchased by the same developers as Chelsea Market.
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