12:00 pm
Meet inside the 1694 Quaker Meeting House, New York State’s oldest house of worship, for the tour introduction. This includes Flushing as the birthplace of religious freedom via the Flushing Remonstrance document and the movement to establish a National Park Monument site in the vicinity. From this location the group will walk on a route
Quaker Meeting House
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, I have led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became  my signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
This walk, on and off the Rockaway “boardwalk,” connects two restaurants which overlook the Jamaica Bay side of the peninsula. We’ll convene at Thai Rock, 375 Beach 92 St, and end at The Wharf at 116 St for sunset views and drinks and/or bar food. (Optionally, BYO, and enjoy the same view from adjacent Tribute
The Geography of NYC, With Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
2:00 pm
Join in to explore the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin – Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide – will take guests back in time to visit the grave sites of many historic, notable and interesting residents. Learn these residents’ stories and the history behind Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Meet
Maple Grove Cemetery
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
10:00 pm
Join United By Blue and the Waterfront Alliance for a cleanup of Little Bay Park! We will clean the park and the bay shoreline to keep our recreation areas clean and healthy for all to enjoy. Help us prevent trash from ending up in our waterways and recreation spaces by giving a Saturday morning to
Little Bay Park
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Meet outside the east exit of the E, M train station at Court Square (23 St/44 Dr.) in Long Island City. (#7 and G trains connect here as well.) Walk through a nexus of contemporary artists’ activity in converted industrial buildings. Follow newly gentrified Jackson Ave. and cross the Pulaski Bridge connecting Long Island City
10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
2:00 pm
Join in for an informative walking tour in Victorian Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens. Hear about its notable residents and learn about Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Free parking in the cemetery. Light refreshments. Meet outside the Victorian Admin Building just inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd. Pay in cash at the tour or
Maple Grove Cemetery