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By Filippo Comella , CRP | Broker in New York, NY

Free tours in NYC

Free tours in NYC

By Kathryn O'Shields

Central Park Conservancy Walking Tours
The Conservancy offers volunteer-led walking tours of the gardens near Belvedere Castle, strolls around the Harlem Meer and musings on the park’s 19th-century history. Dates, times and locations vary; visit centralparknyc.org.

Chelsea Brewing Company Tours
The guided tours at Manhattan’s only active brewery take you up close to the grain silos, copper barrels and bottling system, which caps 2,000 bottles an hour. Chelsea Brewing Company, Chelsea Piers, Pier 59, W 19th St at the Hudson River (212-336-6440, chelseabrewingco.com). Sat 2–6pm on the hour.

Walking tour of Grand Central neighborhood
Acclaimed guide Justin Ferate (and occasionally a second guide, when things get crowded) not only dissects the lore and legends of Grand Central Terminal’s history, but places them within the context of its overlooked neighborhood. Meet inside the lobby of the Altria Building, Park Ave at 42nd St (212-697-1245, grandcentralpartnership.org). Fri 12:30pm.

The L.E.S. Is More. Explore! PodTour
This downloadable podcast tour of the Lower East Side offers a vividly descriptive, hour-long virtual stroll down Orchard Street, beginning at the Eldridge Street Synagogue and ending at the Essex Street Market. lowereastsideny.com/podtour.htm

Read more: Free tours in NYC - This week in New York - Time Out New York http://newyork.timeout.com/things-to-do/this-week-in-new-york/67791/free-tours-in-nyc#ixzz1GgWnz9N6

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