When people think of New York, they think of famous neighborhoods and landmarks such as Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and Central Park. Did you know there is another, equally impressive, side that helped shape the city's image throughout the years? Discover the real New York on this alternative walking tour as you stroll through the streets of the Bowery and East Village. You'll visit the homes of influential poets, writers, musicians and artists who contributed to the cutting edge culture of New York City. Along the way, see street art from well-known graffiti artists, hear about tragic events that have left New Yorkers weeping, and witness inspirational community activism that keeps New Yorkers moving forward every day. You won't be able to read about these experiences in any brochure or pamphlet, but you can listen to stories from those who've experienced them firsthand on this one-of-a-kind walking tour experience.
Alternative New York Tour
2nd Ave & E Houston St,
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- Explore the neighborhoods of East Village and the Bowery in Manhattan
- Learn about the poets, musicians, writers, and artists that helped shape the culture in New York as it is today
- See sticker and street art from well-known graffiti artists
- Visit sites such as St. Marks Place, Tompkins Square Park, and The Mosaic Trail