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The Atlas Obscura Guide To

Hidden New York

Discover 695 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in New York

Cities

Upcoming New York Events

May 27

Brooklyn, New York

Lebanese Food Shopping Tour

Explore the international tastes of New York City with a unique, hands-on experience, lead by Jeannette, a Lebanese immigrant and Brooklyn resident.
May 27

Brooklyn, New York

Secret Mausoleum Club: The First Gathering

The most secret gatherings in New York City have been under lock-and-key for centuries, until now.
May 27

Brooklyn, New York

The Secret Mausoleum Club: A Four-Part Series of After-Dark Soirees

Unlock the doors to Green-Wood Cemetery's sepulchral secrets in this intimate series of after-hours gatherings.
Jun 8

Brooklyn, New York

Atlas Obscura LIVE! SIN

Special guests join the writers and editors of Atlas Obscura for our very own sinful variety show!
Jun 10

Brooklyn, New York

Lebanese Cooking Class in Brooklyn

Explore the international tastes of New York City with a unique, hands-on experience, lead by Jeannette, a Lebanese immigrant and Brooklyn resident.
Jun 10

Yonkers, New York

The Great Forgotten Garden Party

An extravagant outdoor gala celebrating the beauty, history, and mythos of America's Greatest Forgotten Garden.
Jun 19

New York, New York

Cephalopod Movie Night with Science Friday!

Join the Science Friday crew to celebrate Cephalopod week with libations and an immersion into the underwater world of these strange tentacled creatures.
Jun 23

Brooklyn, NY

Horseshoe Crab Counting in Dead Horse Bay, Under The New Moon

Gather on the shores of Dead Horse Bay to survey a natural phenomenon as a citizen scientist.
A hair brooch in the permanent collection of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Jun 25

Brooklyn, New York

Learn The Art of Victorian Hair Work

In this hands-on workshop, you'll immerse yourself in the Victorian craft and tradition of mourning jewelry in the form of hair art.

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