YES! YOU'RE IN THE BRONX
DISCOVER THE GRAND CONCOURSE
Take a stroll up the famous Grand Boulevard & Concourse. Tour include interior stops at specific buildings & feature in-depth discussions focusing on Art Deco architecture and life on the Grand Concourse during the 20th century.
SUSAN SEZ WALKABOUTS
SusanSez NYC Walkabouts offer food tours of the "real" Little Italy – Arthur Avenue, as well as an "International Bronx Feast" that takes you through various neighborhoods to sample unique cuisines. Other itineraries are available throughout the borough and include City Island, a New England-style fishing village and home to boat yards and great sea food; the Hall of Fame of Great Americans; Wave Hill; Little Ireland; Woodlawn Cemetery, the final resting place of many luminaries; the New York Botanical Gardens, The Bronx Museum, The Bronx Zoo, and Yankee Stadium.
Custom Itineraries and group tour rates are available. Find out more at www.susansez.com
NOSH THE BRONX with NOSHWALKS
Noshwalks, a food tour company, offers six different walking tours of New York City's only "mainland" borough, combining fascinating eats with local culture and history! From Italian Arthur Avenue to Irish Woodlawn, Bangladeshi Parkchester to Panamerican 149th Street, Albanian food to Yemeni food, Ghanaian lunch to Guinean ginger beer, Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches, Dominican empanadas, Mexican chili-flavored ices and much, much more...The Bronx has it all!
THE BRONX RENAISSANCE TOUR
A cultural and historical walking tour of the Lower Concourse area. The Bronx Renaissance tour explores the story of the birth of The Bronx as a diverse urban center, the challenges The Bronx faced in the Post WWII era, and the remarkable rebirth of The Bronx through culture and grass roots community action in recent decades. Come and experience the beauty of The Bronx with Inside Out Tours!
For more information log onto www.insideouttours.com
MORRISANIA'S MUSICAL LEGACY
The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) is located in the Morrisania neighborhood and brings classes, concerts, film screenings, and artist residencies that reflect the area's deep cultural roots. This neighborhood was the home to many jazz musicians and was also one of the cradles of hip hop in The Bronx. This walking tour will explore the jazz, Latin music, and hip hop history of the neighborhood; as well as some of the social history that has changed the face of the neighborhood, from the fires that raged here in the 1970s and 1980s that led to visits by Presidents Reagan and Carter, to the social activism that have built it back up. The Bronx Music Heritage Center is located in the Morrisania neighborhood and brings classes, concerts, film screenings, and artist residencies that reflect the area's deep cultural roots.
Meeting Place: Bronx Music Heritage Center, located at 1303 Louis Nine Blvd, Bronx
Ending Place: Casa Amadeo, 786 Prospect Avenue
THE SOUTH BRONX LATIN MUSIC TOUR
The neighborhoods of Hunts Point and Longwood have been the home to many musicians involved in NYC's rich Latin music scene. Legendary musicians such as Ray Barretto and Eddie Palmieri grew up and went to school here. These neighborhoods were also the center of a lot of social and community activism that led to the resurgence of The Bronx after the devastation in the 1970s and 1980s. This tour shows how both were, and continue to be, integrally connected as well as a force in the revitalization of the community.
Meeting Place: #6 train Hunts Point stop Ending Place: Casa Amadeo
FIRST WEDNESDAYS: ARTS & CULTURE TOUR
Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse! Board the trolley at Bronx Council for the Arts’ Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse. 5:00pm Meet-and-Greet Reception. The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm to other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride and admission to participating venues along its route are FREE.
NOTE: This tour does not take place in September or January
FIRST FRIDAYS: SEASIDE TOUR
Visitors from all over are heading up to The Bronx on the first Friday night of every month. The City Island Seaside Tour offers FREE trips starting at the end of the #6 train line (Pelham Bay Park Station).
Tour a mansion, a beautiful, early 19th-century botanical illustrations from the Royal Horticultural Society, music for flute and harp, and light refreshments. Stroll through the gardens before hopping back on the Trolley to enjoy a meal at one of City Island's many restaurants, visit shops, art openings and entertainment.
For additional information on first Friday programs on City Island please call The City Island Chamber at (718) 885-9100 or visit www.cityislandchamber.org
BRONX FOOD & FARMS TOURS
Explore the borough's urban farms and community gardens where gardeners grow food, cook healthy, and sell produce. Learn about creating your own garden.
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MANSIONS & COTTAGES: HISTORIC HOMES AND GARDENS OF THE BRONX
Visit the homes where Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain once lived. See the place where General George Washington hid from the enemy. Explore a 19th-century Greek revival mansion and its carriage house and stroll the early 20th-century formal sunken garden. Learn about the rich history of the 62nd county of New York: The Bronx. TICKETS ARE $50
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SAVOR THE BRONX: BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES TOUR
From Pale Ales to Puerto Rican Moonshine - tour and taste Craft Beverages of The Bronx! Visit award-winning breweries and distilleries while learning about the history of brewing in the borough from a historian.This guided tour includes transportation on the famous Bronx Trolley, a light lunch and free tasting.
Get your Savor The Bronx Passport stamped by all five Beverage Producers and redeem the completed passport at four different bars for your first pint free! Passport expires December 31st, so you have a lot of time to pace your visit. TICKETS ARE $50
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THE BIRTHPLACE OF HIP HOP TOUR
The Birthplace of Hip Hop Tour is at the heart of our New York tour experience. Ride through Harlem and travel through the “Boogie Down” Bronx, where you will see some of the most important sites in hip hop. For more information log onto www.hushtours.com
BRONX LITTLE ITALY GROUP BUS TOUR
One of the best ways to explore The Bronx, sight-see & visit our famous community in Belmont, which is also known as The Real Little Italy of New York. Explore and discover the sights. Learn about our history and culture of The Bronx. (Food or samples not included) We stop off on Arthur Avenue for a quick neighborhood tour. A perfect introduction to one of the most vibrant and historical neighborhoods in New York City.
Tour lasts 4 hours - 10am to 2pm. TICKETS ARE $45
For more information go to http://www.bronxhistoricaltours.com/