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The Most Exciting Classes to Take in Battery Park

The Most Exciting Classes to Take in Battery Park

The pristine, Southern shoreline of Manhattan. Originally, the celebrating point of the British Troop’s last departing ship after the American Revolution, skyscrapers currently occupy much of the area. There isn’t much to say about the neighborhood because beauty best encapsulates the majestic scenery. From sparkling skyscrapers to fresh shrubbery, Battery Park captures stereotypical NYC and often leaves visitors breathless for a moment. Wait, did your heart just skip a beat, too?

Celebrate Battery Park like they did after the Revolution, maybe with less gunfire. Here’s how:

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    Soccer Basics for Beginners
    Soccer Basics for Beginners

    Soccer Beyond

    New York’s the world’s melting pot, and soccer’s the world’s game. Kick yourself into shape through a quick crash-course in Football, Futbol, Fussball...soccer.

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    Brick Oven Pizza Making
    Brick Oven Pizza Making

    AOA Bar and Grill

    When was the last time you made pizza? Made pizza, not bought DiGiorno or a Lunchable or put ketchup and cheese on a saltine. If you’re a pizza aficionado (wait, aren’t we all?), you need to transform into a pizza maestro. Tossing dough through the air, sprinkling bits of mozzarella, and delicately placing it into a brick oven, this is something you need--or is it knead? Creative combos are encouraged in this exam. If you ace it, you’re gonna eat a damn tasty ‘za.

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    Wine 101: Discovering Your Palate
    Wine 101: Discovering Your Palate

    New York Vintners

    How would you describe your taste in wine? Box vs. bottle? Red vs. White? Or is it all indistinguishable? Discover your palate and develop an understanding--nay, an appreciation--of sparkling, white, and red wines. Hey, you may even taste the subtle oak barrel. With a quick class right in Battery Park, you’ll never feel lost looking at the wine menu again. In fact, you’ll probably know it better than the server.

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    Intro to Watercolor
    Intro to Watercolor

    Michiyo Art Studio

    Painting isn't only for kids and recluse artists. In fact, painting not only expresses one’s creativity but also relieves stress. Makes you think twice about Van Gogh, doesn’t it? Whether you’re new to watercolor or you’re expanding your painting knowledge beyond finger-paints, this workshop will teach you the fundamentals to release your inner Monet...or stick figures. Who knows? It’s for you to uncover.

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    Battery Park Sunset Photography Class
    Battery Park Sunset Photography Class

    Discover Outdoors

    Did you think you could get out of Battery Park without taking pictures? C’mon, now, of course not!

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