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NYC Discovery Tours Announces Upcoming Tour Schedule 1/10-1/24

January 13, 2010 - by NYC News Desk
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The events listings for NYC Discovery Tours Walking tours has been released. Below are listings from January 10 to January 24.

Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10

TOUR INDOOR: THE U.S CUSTOMS HOUSE AND TITANIC HISTORY TOUR

Stay warm on a historical and architectural tour inside this beautiful
Beaux Arts gem in Lower Manhattan that once anchored New York's
steamship district, considered by many to be the finest interior in
the city. Immediately following will be a tour of sites and memorials
in the direct vicinity of the building associated with the faTed White
Star ship, Titanic.

Sat., January 9 and Sunday, January 10 at 2 PM
Cost: $16
Reservations and meeting place: 212-465-3331
Sponsored by NYC Discovery Walking Tours
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Sat., January 16 and Sun., January 17 - Martin Luther King Birthday Weekend

MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND IN HARLEM - Marking Martin Luther King.
Jr.'s Birthday

To mark the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr., a tour through one of
the country's most prominent African American neighborhoods with stops
at the Apollo Theatre, Lenox Lounge, where Billie Holiday performed,
and Blumstein's, where an assassination attempt was made on King's
life in the 1950s.

Sat., January 16 and Sun., January 17 at 2 PM
Cost: $16
Reservations and meeting place: 212-465-3331
Sponsored by NYC Discovery Walking Tours


HISTORIC WALL STREET PUBS AND TAVERNS

A walking tour of historic pubs and taverns in Lower Manhattan, all
with historic associations, with stops at several for refreshment.
Stops include Fraunces Tavern where Washington bid farewell to his
officers; a downtown pub frequented by Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln;
and a watering hole on a site once associated with the Cotton Exchange
and Captain Kidd.

Sat., January 16 ONLY at 5:15 PM
Cost: $18 (drinks extra)
Reservations and meeting place: 212-465-3331
Sponsored by NYC Discovery Walking Tours
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Sat., January 23 and Sunday, January 24

TOUR INDOOR: THE SECRETS OF GRAND CENTRAL

Stay warm on this historical and architectural indoor tour of the
Beaux Arts landmark with a discussion of the symbolism behind its
decor and the structure's lesser known lore. Stops include Grand
Central's Vanderbilt Hall, whispering arch and concealed apartment.

Sat., January 23 and Sunday, January 24 at 12:45 PM and 2:30 PM
Cost: $18
Reservations and meeting place: 212-465-3331
Sponsored by NYC Discovery Walking Tours


HISTORIC PUBS AND TAVERNS OF UNION SQUARE

Come on this tour of historic speakeasies, pubs and taverns in the
Union Square area, with stops at several, including Old Town Bar,
which Al Smith frequented during his Tammany Hall days, and the tavern
where O. Henry wrote Gift of the Magi.

Sat., January 23 Only at 5:15 PM
Cost: $18 (drinks extra)
Reservations and meeting place: 212-465-3331
Sponsored by NYC Discovery Walking Tours


For more information, please call 212-465-3331.

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