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Hidden New York

Discover 276 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in New York, New York

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New moon, high tide, horseshoe crabs.
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.
Jun 29

Brooklyn

Real/Fake Science: An Interactive Experiment Salon

Test your ability to distinguish the facts from the alternative facts.
Jul 6

New York

The Atlas Obscura Society Escapes New York

Explore the wonders that lay outside on NYC, with a panel discussion by local authors and adventurers.
Gin Minsky
Jul 9

Brooklyn, New York

'History of Burlesque' Lecture Cabaret

Take a fascinatingly risqué journey through time at this immersive lecture and multi-act burlesque show.
Jul 21

New York, NY

'Anatomical Illustrations' from the Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine

Discover the fascinating history of medicine's depictions of the human body through the New York Academy of Medicine's rich collection.
Jul 27

Brooklyn, New York

Concerts in the Catacombs - Reflections of Memento Mori

Join us as we open the Catacombs in Green-Wood Cemetery for an evening of otherworldly orchestration, as performed by the Ladies of the Veil Orchestra and Raya Brass Band. 
Jul 29

Brooklyn, New York

Secret Mausoleum Club: The Second Gathering

The most secret gatherings in New York City have been under lock-and-key for centuries, until now.
Aug 16

New York

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

Peer inside early books from the Rare Book Room's incredible collection to discover what happened when our ancestors looked outward—and upward.
Aug 31

Brooklyn, New York

Concerts in the Catacombs - A Celestial Evening

Join us as we open the Catacombs in Green-Wood cemetery for an evening of otherworldly orchestration with shining stars of the ambient music world.
Sep 9

Brooklyn, New York

Concerts in the Catacombs - Soul Night

Join us as we open the Catacombs in Green-Wood cemetery for an evening of hip-shaking, sax-fueled surf rock reverberating within smooth, stone vaults.
Sep 15

New York, New York

'Cookery' from the Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine

Thumb through the history of cookery, including the oldest surviving cookbook in the West.

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