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Discover 6,065 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in the United States

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New York City's Best-Kept Secrets

May 30—Jun 3, 2018

Enjoy unique access, one-of-a-kind collections, and behind-the-scenes experiences usually off-limits to visitors as we explore the best-kept secrets of this magnificent city.

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Sandra Kroupa holds a copy of "For the Voice" or " "To Be Read Aloud."
Apr 23

Seattle, Washington

Book Arts With Sandra Kroupa

Explore the University of Washington's Special Collections with rare books curator Sandra Kroupa.
Apr 23

Denver, Colorado

Obscure Sojourns: A Barrel's Story

Oak barrels are a common sight in distilleries, breweries, and wineries, but do you know their story?
Culmbacher beer advertisment, circa 1902.
Apr 26

Rockville, Maryland

Sipping Extinct Ales With Lost Lagers

Taste beers once lost to history at Gordon Biersch Rockville.
Old Zoo.
Apr 28

Los Angeles, California

Abandoned Zoo Ruins

Roam the grounds of L.A.'s old zoo, former home of Ivan the Terrible.

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