You're as Cold as Ice: 4 Cool and Delicious NYC Activities

July 11, 2016

Summer heat got you feeling a bit cranky?

People used to see you as loving and kind, a defender of high spirits and unofficial cheerleader of Happy. But lately you've been subject to phrases such as "cold hearted witch" and "ice queen." When did this happen? When did the sweaty summer heat drain your soul and turn you into a mere shell of human angst and emotion?

Hope is on the way. You can fight this battle against the attitude-altering monstrosity we call the sun. Become the good kind of ice queen -- think Frozen, that child-friendly film that warmed hearts across the world. All it takes is a few cool treats.

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    Cake Walk

    Holy cannoli, this tour looks sweet. Set your mind soaring with a sugary study of Greenwich Village. Get things humming with a cup of coffee or tea at Brigadeiro Bakery. Then, skip alongside a local guide, and maybe run around in caffeine induced tiny, frantic circles. Visit some of the top cafes and bakeries in the neighborhood and sample tasty treats such as cannoli, cupcakes, donuts, and baklava. For those in the dark on Greenwich Village's dessert scene, this a great way to get the latest buzz!
    Cake Walk

    64 Macdougal St, New York

    • Explore Greenwich Village during a satisfying, sweet-filled tour
    • Learn about the Village's history and culture from a local guide
    • Visit various cafes and bakeries for delicious dessert samples
    • Stretch your legs and indulge your curiosity and sweettooth
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    Greenwich Village Food Tour

    No wonder there's a "wich" at the end of "Greenwich". This neighborhood is a fantastic place to grab a sandwich...and much more! During this walking tour, you'll treat your taste buds to a splurge of local delights, stopping at some of the neighborhood's tastiest restaurants and artisanal shops. You'll also follow your friendly local NYC guide to some key local landmarks. While you take in funny and fascinating stories told by your guide, you'll also be taking in the culture and atmosphere of these special streets just like an NYC native. A feast for the mind and the tummy! What scrumptious culture!
    Greenwich Village Food Tour

    228 Bleecker St, New York

    • Walk Greenwich Village with a local during a food-focused tour
    • Fill up on yummy samples from at least six of the neighborhood's top eateries
    • Learn fascinating tidbits about the culture of the area, including little-known historical facts
    • See and taste this vibrant neighborhood in a way that's sure to make you want to come back for more
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    Chelsea Market / Meatpacking Food Tour

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    Ever feel like you're missing out on some of New York's most delicious secrets? Even if you're a local foodie, there's always another hideaway to be discovered. During this food tour, you'll explore the historic 112 year old landmark building that houses the Chelsea Market and taste samples from seven of the best vendors. Before it's all said and done, you'll take in the great views of the High Line, and enjoy a final food tasting at a trendy restaurant in the Meatpacking District. Discover the hidden world of food in Meatpacking!
    Chelsea Market / Meatpacking Food Tour

    75 9th Ave, New York

    • Tour the Chelsea Market and learn about it's remarkable past
    • Sample food from seven amazing vendors
    • Enjoy a tasting at an acclaimed restaurant in the Meatpacking District
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    21 positive reviews
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    Hudson's Dinner Cruise (3 Course Meal)

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    Board your cruise at Pier 81 on Manhattan’s west side at W 41st St and 12th Ave. Opt to arrive before your selected dinner time to soak up the views at one of the two bars on board, either on the spacious top deck, or in the lounge area below the dining area. After taking off into the water, explore the vessel's three levels, from the top deck to interior dining rooms, where you can admire passing sights of New York attractions like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and more. While you cruise, listen to music and enjoy your 3-course dinner amid Hudson’s atmosphere, which combines an upscale cocktail bar scene with the relaxed, convivial feel of a Mediterranean fare restaurant. The menu emphasizes locally sourced fresh ingredients, and dishes are prepared on board and served by an attentive staff. When booking, you can upgrade to include an open bar of wine, beer, and soft drinks, or select the wine pairing option. Curated by an in-house sommelier, the wine discovery program provides the opportunity to taste a rotating selection of boutique wines, which will be suggested alongside food pairings. After dinner, spend the rest of your evening dancing or admiring the dazzling sight of Manhattan after dark. The low-key, cozy atmosphere of the boat makes it perfect for intimate conversations or a special celebration. After returning to Pier 81, feel free to stay on board as long as you like to enjoy the drinks and the views.
    Hudson's Dinner Cruise (3 Course Meal)

    Pier 81, New York

    • Enjoy a New York dinner cruise on Hudson’s brought to you by the team behind World Yacht at Pier 81
    • As you glide around Manhattan and past Lady Liberty, take in 360-degree views from any of the vessel's three levels.
    • Enjoy a Mediterranean-inspired 3-course dinner
    • Come to the bar before dinner for a drink and continue your evening on board after the boat docks
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    17 positive reviews
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    Central Park Date: Horse and Carriage Ride with Dinner

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    Is there such a thing as too much romance? Neigh! Ride like royalty through Central Park during this intimate carriage tour. Treat your special someone to the lulling clatter of hoofs, whinnies, and your own super-smooth sweet nothings. Mock lowly pedestrians together, and make memories to last a lifetime in the process. Better yet, this whimsical ride is just the starter for a two-course dinner and cocktail at the popular Tavern on the Green! So build up your appetite beforehand but not too much. You don't want to be so hungry that you could eat a horse. That would end badly for your amorous liaison.
    Central Park Date: Horse and Carriage Ride with Dinner

    59th St and 6th Ave, New York

    • Treat yourself and your significant other to a romantic horse-and-carriage ride
    • Immerse yourself in the tranquil sights and sounds of Central Park
    • Arrive at the Tavern on the Green for an included meal
    • Enjoy an enticing, innovative, and whimsical outing
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    6 positive reviews
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    Greenwich Village Food & Culture Tour

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    Strolling through the winding, tree-lined streets of the West Village, you'll uncover the gastronomic wonders and cultural stories behind the bohemian mecca, Greenwich Village. On this eclectic food and culture tour, uncover the artsy history, culture, eats, and entertainment that make Greenwich Village one of New York's infamous, and most frequented, neighborhoods. Traipsing urbania, you'll taste delicious specialties from classic mom-and-pop food shops, eateries, and restaurants. As the tour finishes, you will have an endless list of delectable restaurants and off-the-beaten-path cultural locales to keep you coming back to this unique neighborhood.
    Greenwich Village Food & Culture Tour

    254 Bleecker St, New York

    • Venture to the artsy, historical, entertaining, and eclectic eateries that grace Greenwich Village
    • Discover cute mom-and-pop shops and off-the-beaten-path restaurants such as Murray's Cheese, Joe's Pizza, and Rafele Ristorante
    • Taste your way through the tree-lined streets of the Village
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    14 positive reviews
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    Central Park Date: Horse and Carriage Ride with Lunch

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    Is there such a thing as too much romance? Neigh! Ride like royalty through Central Park during this intimate carriage tour. Treat your special someone to the lulling clatter of hoofs, whinnies, and your own super-smooth sweet nothings. Mock lowly pedestrians together, and make memories to last a lifetime in the process. Better yet, this whimsical ride is just the starter for a two-course lunch and cocktail at the popular Tavern on the Green! So build up your appetite beforehand ! But not too much. You don't want to be so hungry that you could eat a horse. That would end badly for your amorous liaison.
    Central Park Date: Horse and Carriage Ride with Lunch

    59th St and 6th Ave, New York

    • Treat yourself and your significant other to a romantic horse-and-carriage ride
    • Immerse yourself in the tranquil sights and sounds of Central Park
    • Arrive at the Tavern on the Green for an included meal
    • Enjoy an enticing, innovative, and whimsical outing
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    6 positive reviews
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    Nolita/NoHo Food & Culture Tour

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    Old-world charm meets youthful, downtown vibes on the cozy corners of Nolita. Walking through the same streets as John Gotti and Martin Scorsese, you will taste your way through this area North of Little Italy. Formerly known for flophouses, Skid Row bums, and CBGB's, the area's transformed into a hotbed for posh hotels and delectable dining. Learn the history and culture, while glimpsing at the cast-iron facades and cobblestone streets, covering restaurants unfound in any guidebook. Sampling goodies from Roman pizza to authentic Mexican food, get ready to uncover New York history!
    Nolita/NoHo Food & Culture Tour

    Mott St & Prince St, New York

    • Explore the history and culture of Nolita, former home to flophouses and now posh nightlife
    • Taste your way through the delectable, ethnic eateries, including Roman pizza and Mexican tacos
    • Discover off-the-beaten-path restaurants that aren't found in any NYC guide
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    9 positive reviews
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    Meatball Crawl

    Looking to get things rolling in Greenwich Village? Meet the meatballs of MacDougal Street! This delectable journey kicks off at the Meatball Shop with four mouthwatering meatball samples: American, Sicilian, Turkish, and Neapolitan. Stomach satiated, feed your mind with meatballs of knowledge as you stroll through the Village alongside a local guide. Savor fun facts and anecdotes served atop a helping of Greenwich Village culture. Visit the imposing Gothic Jefferson Market Library, little known former Little Africa enclave and the ever bustling Bleecker Street. After walking off your meatball high, finish things up on a sweet note: your choice of creamy tiramisu or Italian-style ricotta cheesecake! Can't you just taste that culture?
    Meatball Crawl

    64 Macdougal St, New York

    • Explore Greenwich Village during an educational tour featuring meatballs
    • Sample four varieties of meatball, and enjoy a tiramisu or cheesecake dessert
    • Learn about the history and culture of the Village while visiting local attractions
    • Indulge your curiosity and your stomach, and stretch your legs
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    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

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    The maze of narrow and chaotic streets that make up Chinatown and Little Italy are often intimidating and unknown to both visitors and locals alike. Join a walking tour led by an animated and friendly guide to learn more about these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. On this walking food tour, you'll visit six different locations, while sampling food, culture and history. Enjoy a scrumptious cannoli one minute, and be headed to devour dumplings the next. Visiting everything from NYC staples to family-owned shops, hidden gems, and historic landmarks, you'll be engulfed in a food experience to remember. Your tasting menu may include:
    • Homemade mozzarella paired with prosciutto
    • Imported Italian cheeses
    • An authentic Sicilian pastry, cannoli
    • A tasty Italian surprise
    • Sit-down Thai dining experience
    • Authentic Chinese dumplings
    • A traditional Chinese pastry
    Note: All food tastings are included. This tour is recommended for ages 10 and up. Tastings are subject to change without notice. Exact meeting location provided upon ticket purchase. Please make note of any dietary restrictions or food allergies in the "Special Requests" section when placing your booking. The tour will do its best to accommodate your food requests (this includes vegetarian substitutions if necessary).
    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

    Chinatown, New York

    • Traverse the eccentric Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods by foot
    • Visit six different tasting locations
    • Eat delicious Chinese and Italian staples, from egg rolls and dumplings to cannolis and prosciutto
    • Explore the history and culture of these NYC hot spots
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    12 positive reviews

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