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329 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Manhattan, New York

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Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough

Oct 4—Oct 7, 2019

Manhattan may have name-brand recognition and Brooklyn a certain cache, but Queens is the city’s largest and most diverse borough. Join us, October 4-7, to dig into Queens’ rich neighborhood life.

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NYAM's Rare Book Room.
Jun 26
New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Astronomy and Astrology

Turn your gaze to this rare collection of humanity's early attempts to unravel the secrets of the universe.
 F. M. Munch Brewery
Jul 14
Brooklyn, New York

The Evergreens Cemetery Brewer's Row: Tour and Tasting

Discover the fascinating stories of Bushwick's legendary beer barons resting at The Evergreens Cemetery, then toast to their legacy with a guided beer tasting.
The Great Forgotten Garden Party, 2018.
Jul 21
Yonkers, New York

The Great Forgotten Garden Party

Atlas Obscura's paramount summertime event: An extravagant outdoor gala celebrating the beauty, history, and mythos of America's Greatest Forgotten Garden.
Fort Tryon Park.
Aug 2
New York City, New York

Medieval Herbs and Remedies: Foraging in the Shadow of the Cloisters

Learn to spot medicinal herbs and edible berries right in your own urban backyard with 'Wildman' Steve Brill.

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