Black Culture & Entertainment Tour
Thursday, August 09 — Sunday, August 12, 2018Where?New York City Tour (New York City )
You are cordially invited to join Linda Hamlet & friends for a tour of New York City.
When: August 9 - August 12, 2018
Where: New York, New York
Payment plan is as follows:
Deposit of $250.00 per person due January 10, 2018
Subsequent monthly payments of $250.00 per person due every 10th of the month
*All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable
*All late payments are subject to a $50.00 per person late fe
Day 1 -
180 Greenwich St, New York, NY, 10007
Located at the World Trade Center site in New York City, the 9/11 Memorial pays homage to those we lost, while also preserving history. Visitors can go at their own pace through the museum, exploring the various exhibits.
African Burial Ground
Ted Weiss Federal Building, 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
A sacred space in Manhattan, here free and enslaved Africans were buried on a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhatten. Lost to history through landfill and development, the grounds were rediscovered in 1991 during the planned construction of a new federal building.
Highline - A Revitalized Piece of New York City's Past
New York, NY 10011
The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long New York City linear park built in Manhattan on an elevated section of an old New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line.
Rush Arts Gallery & Resource Center (subject to availability)
526 W 26th Street, #311 New York, NY 10001
The Rush Arts Gallery provided much needed resources and support to early career, non-commercial artists of color who lacked representation in Chelsea's arts district. The galleries exhibit over 100 artists throughout the year.
Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar (Fixed Menu)
254 W 72nd St New York, NY 10023
Established in 1996 by Nickolas Ashford, one-half of the song writing and performing duo, Ashford & Simpson, the Sugar Bar offers an intimate and elegant ambiance with the feel of an old country village on the trendy upper west side of Manhattan. Patrons can enjoy open mic, live performances, dinner, dancing, as well as a live show.
Times Square Shopping and Exploration
Manhattan, New York, NY 10036
A major tourist destination and commercial intersection, Times Square is at the heart of the NYC experience in midtown Manhattan at the junction of 7th Avenue and Broadway. Visitors here can enjoy shopping, dining, local entertainment and people watching.
144 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
The Studio Museum in Harlem, located between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and Lenox Avenue in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City is an American contemporary art museum devoted to the work of African- American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Apollo Theater
253 West 125th St, New York, NY 10027
The Apollo Theater, located in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City is a music hall, which is a noted venue for African-American performers. It was the home of Showtime at the Apollo, a nationally syndicated television variety show that highlighted new talent, from 1987 to 2008, encompassing 1,093 episodes.
Shopping Experience on 125th, Harlem
125th Street, New York, NY 10027
Enjoy the enclave of retailers in this Harlem neighborhood, known for great shopping and deals.
Red Rooster Happy Hour – Celebrating the Roots of American Cuisine (Fixed Menu)
310 Lenox Ave
New York, NY 10027
Located in the heart of Harlem, Red Rooster serves comfort food celebrating the roots of American cuisine and the diverse culinary traditions of the neighborhood. Named in honor of the legendary Harlem speakeasy that attracted neighborhood folk, jazz greats, authors, politicians and some of the most noteworthy figures of the 20th century such as Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Nat King Cole and James Baldwin, the Red Rooster offers a platform to celebrate local artists, musicians and culinary talents.
Day 3 -
Queens/Brooklyn Shopping and Exploration
Jamaica Ave, Queens, NY 11423
Jamaica Avenue is a major avenue in Queens and is a major African American shopping hub. Flatbush Avenue is a major avenue in Brooklyn and is a major African American shopping hub.
Pink Tea Cup (Fixed Menu)
120 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Pink Tea Cup is a family owned business and has been established since 1954. Pink Tea Cup, was initially located in the heart of the West Village, NYC, which was the home of Motown artists and today’s famous music and celebrity followers. It has a niche audience and a new generation of followers that are a loyal fan base and will travel far and wide to support.
Day 4 -
Hotel Check-out. Hotels will hold your luggage until you are ready to depart the city.
Abyssinian Baptist Church – Winning More Souls for Christ – Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
132 W 138th St, New York, NY 10030
New York’s first African American church, established in 1808, currently shepherded by the Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III whose ministry is rooted in education and faith. This church was borne out of rebellion against racial discrimination and is committed to social justice for all.
Sylvia’s Restaurant of Harlem – Gospel Brunch (Fixed Menu)
328 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10027
Enjoy the fabulous food of the Queen of Soul Food, founder and owner, Sylvia Woods, while enjoying live gospel performances. Located in Harlem, Sylvia’s Restaurant has provided that southern comfort in New York since 1962.
**DOES NOT INCLUDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR SHOPPING**
New York City Tour Double Occupancy - no airfare
$1500 per adultExtra Nights: $400.00 per adult/per night