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Small Group Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Midtown and Lower Manhattan
"This small group 6-hour walking tour (10 participants max) is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes! Some of the stops include:Union Square & Gramercy – cozy village charm; order-at-the-counter options surrounding Union Square. Greenwich Village - charming bohemian legacy; Milk & Cookies Bakery Famous Joe's Pizza & Molly's Cupcakes. Washington Square Park - epicenter of the 60's folk movement; Mamoun's. South Street Seaport – historic maritime waterfront; seasonal Smorgasburg. East Vi vibrant nightlife and artistic sensibility; Frank(Italian) Motorino(Pizza)
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Small Group Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Manhattan
"This 6 or 8-hour walking tour is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes!  The 8 hour walking tour includes all the stops on a 6 hour tour with additional stops at the Highline South Street Seaport Gramercy & Union Square and the East Village. See detailed itinerary below."
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Private Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan
"This 6-hour walking tour is for those who truly want to experience the full perspective of what Manhattan has to offer plus its sounds smells and tastes! Some of the attractions and sites you'll visit include: Central Park: marshlands turned into 843 landscaped acres of more than four million trees shrubs and plants. Attractions include Strawberry Fields The Dakota
From $480.00

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From Land Of The Blacks To Hangout Near NYU

Washington Square Park is a distinctive nearly 10 acre fully planned park near New York University in Greenwich Village, on Lower Manhattan. The Park's most notable feature is its huge Washington...
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Oct 20, 2016

From "Land of the Blacks" to Park Near NYU

Washington Square Park is a distinctive nearly 10 acre fully planned park near New York University in Greenwich Village, on Lower Manhattan. The Park's most notable feature is its huge Washington...
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atufft
Sep 08, 2016

Washington Square Park

As I walked into Washington Square Park I passed by a pianist at his grand piano and sat down by an impromptu jazz band to listen to the cultured sounds of the famous Washington Square Park. It sits...
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antistar
May 30, 2013

An Italian in Washington Square Park

“Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide...
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von.otter
Mar 11, 2012

Music in Washington Square Park

“It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”— George Washington (1732-1799)Because Washington Square Park is surrounded by New York University many of its visitors are...
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von.otter
Feb 01, 2011

George and my son

My son went to college in NY and when visiting we went to Washington Square Park---Woody Allen was filming something nearby! We were both enchanted with the park and George's statue---we had to pelt...
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dustmon
Jun 09, 2010

Fun and historic place to walk or hang out

Some music for strolling Washington SqSeems like there is always something going on @ Washington sq. A historic spot / park in the Village. With a fountain and the definitive arch,there is always...
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davequ
Jun 02, 2010

A Bronze Monument to a Steel-Making Pioneer

In Honor of Alexander Lyman HolleyForemost Among Those Whose Genius and EnergyEstablished in America and Improved Throughout the WorldThe Manufacture of Bessemer SteelThis Memorial is Erected by...
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von.otter
Mar 29, 2010

A Park Named for Washington

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.”— George Washington (1732-1799)Located at the foot of Fifth Avenue, Washington Square...
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von.otter
Mar 28, 2010

Washington Square Park

Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, at the southern end of Fifth Avenue, Washington Square Park is one of New York's most beautiful. The relatively small park is surrounded by many red brick...
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MM212
Nov 11, 2009

Focus of life in the Village

Sooner or later, any walk in Greenwich Village is likely to lead you to Washington Square. This open space is perhaps to the Village what Central Park is to upper and midtown Manhattan: at once lungs,...
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toonsarah
Nov 12, 2008

Washington Square Park

This park in Greenwich is probably just as famous as Central Park. Prior to it becoming a park it was a cemetary and execution by hanging spot (the hanging elm on the northwest corner is a bleak...
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Oct 21, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Washington Square Park

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Stonewall Inn

Often abbreviated just to The Stonewall, this bar and restaurant is a functional business now dedicated to the history of gay rights in NYC. It's easy to find, as it's within a few blocks of...
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Soho District

Many of us who have watched movies and TV series have seen these ladders, or similar around New York. There were a TV series "Tales from Soho" and of episode was named according to the ladders (The...
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Greenwich Village

Thank you so much for sharing the Greenwich Village on Virtual Tourist. I have ALWAYS wanted to visit there and although I may never get to do that, your pictures gave me a lasting impression of the...
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Forbes Magazine Galleries

Unfortunately, this smaller museum used to hold some of the worlds greatest treasures. But alas, the twelve Imperial Easter Eggs created by the House of Faberge (as well as many other items), were...
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Trapeze School

A fun thing for the experimental types is trapeze. Four girlfriends and I decided to try Trapeze this summer. The school is on the West Side Highway and the lesson began at 8 or so. As it got dark, we...
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New York City Fire Museum

Situated in a decommissioned Fire House, this is a very nice museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting, including a sizeable memorial to those killed on 9/11. Admission is a suggested donation...
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