Birth of A Nation Experience
This experience details the immigration of the Chinese, Irish, and Italians to immigrant to New York in the 1800’s. In addition, it explains how these exiles became the backbone of New York. The men would build New York’s bridges and the tunnels. The women would be cooks and maids. And their children, raised in the values and language of their new country, would weave themselves into the tapestry of America. This is the story of US.
This entertaining excursion visits Chinatown, Five Points, and Little Italy. Complimentary pork or vegetarian dumplings are included. The meeting place for this tour is 273 Canal St, New York, NY 10013.
Dragon Fighters of Ladder 6 / Ground Zero Experience
This World Trade Center/Ground Zero experience honors the heroes and survivors of Stairwell B. Discover how First Responders and the Dragon Fighters of Ladder 6 risked their lives to save half a million civilians on September 11, 2001. We’ll visit the Oculus, the world’s most expensive transit hub, where you’ll be amazed by its grandeur. Next, uncover the treasures of the buried gold reserves. Find out which is the largest rescue by sea in history. The tour finishes by the Survivor Tree, where you’ll be impress by its survival, resilience, and then its rebirth.
This tour covers the 911 Memorial Plaza and the World Financial Center. Entry into the 911 Museum and One World Observatory are not included. This lighthearted “PG” experience focuses on the valiant efforts of 911 First Responders and is perfect for all ages.
The 1970’s New York Experience
Join us on this nostalgic tour featuring the art, music, and fashion of New York during the 1970’s. Experience the journey vanguards took, rising from being cast out misfits to becoming innovators of their medium. Learn the history of how “tagging” transition from illegal street art to respected gallery art. Follow the emergence of Hip Hop from block parties to the Billboard’s top 100. Relive the era of the platform shoes, bell bottoms, and polyester clothing.
This is the definitive tour of New York City in the 70’s featuring the art of Hambleton, Haring, and Basquiat. Understand how American Punk and Hip Hop music burst onto the New York scene. Be amazed by how fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger endured bankruptcy to establish his fashion empire. The tour concludes at the Stonewall National Monument with a retrospective of the Disco Era and Studio 54. This experience is a two-hour party on the streets of New York.
Times Square Experience
Known as the “Crossroads of the World”, Times Square is the most visited attraction on earth. Over 50 million thrill seekers annually bathe in the glows of its billboards and Broadway lights. Visit the locations where Sex and the City, Spiderman, and GhostBusters were filmed. Here discover how New York City became the Skyscraper Capital of the World. Venture back to the glory days of the Sinatra, Sardi’s, and Studio 54.
Be amazed at how Harry Houdini conquered magic and see where he made an elephant vanish into thin air. Drop by the legendary school featured in the movie “Fame.” It’s where Jennifer Aniston, Ving Rhames, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino graduated. Examine the “Pilllars of Diamonds” that mark the entrance to New York’s diamond district. Climb the radiant “Stairway to the Stars” which overlooks the site of the New Year’s Eve ball drop. Hear the hilarious account of how M&M’s enraged the Naked Cowboy.
Come on this exciting experience in the city that never sleeps.
Wall Street Experience
Experience Wall Street, the financial capital of the world, by taking a stroll through its historic district. See the outside of the New York Stock Exchange, where trillions have been made and lost. Marvel at how from its humble origins it became the world’s largest financial exchange. This tour details the origins of investment banks; Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and Citigroup.
Visit the National Landmark which gave birth to American Democracy and American Capitalism. Learn how pump and dump scams are perpetrated during Boiler Room 101. Next, discover the genius who taught Warren Buffett how to buy stocks with Investment 101. Finally, we’ll expose how Bernie Madoff established his pyramid fraud midst Ponzi Scheme 101.
This experience is ideal for anyone interested in the history of Wall Street and future MBA grads.