Watson Adventures’ Gangsters’ New York Scavenger Hunt

Discover the bygone haunts and battlegrounds of gangs and gangsters in Little Italy and Chinatown on this unique scavenger hunt. You’ll explore the streets where Tongs waged war and wiseguys got rubbed out, the notorious Five Points spot that inspired the book and movie, Gangs of New York, and locations featured in The Godfather. You’ll also discover cafes, bakeries, teahouses, colorful stores, exotic sidewalk markets, and historic buildings in this unique neighborhood. Advance purchase is required.

#ShopBleecker

This fall beginning November 1st, the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce and the business along and adjacent to Bleecker Street is hosting their first annual shopping initiative, #ShopBleecker, to encourage patronage within the stores along the street and the surrounding area. Throughout the month, select retailers will be offering special deals and discounts and hosting in-store events. In addition to these events, on November 18th, there will be fun family-friendly activities, sampling opportunities from local restaurants, giveaways, as well as walking tours with the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation to highlight the neighborhood’s amazing history. The goal of this endeavor is to revitalize the neighborhood, generate more foot traffic, and restore Bleecker Street to its historic appeal, reminding everyone that it is still the quintessential area to shop, eat, and play. Find out more about participating businesses, how to enter raffles and prizes, by checking out our website www.shopbleecker.nyc

Watson Adventures’ Ghosts of Greenwich Village Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a haunted scavenger hunt for adults! Armed with a flashlight, you’ll visit ghost-plagued buildings and secret cemeteries while learning the stories of the restless souls you might disturb. Starring the spirits of Mark Twain, Aaron Burr, Edgar Allen Poe, Washington Irving, Thomas Paine, artist John LaFarge, The Shadow, Clement Clarke Moore, Mayor Jimmy Walker, Lee Chumley, Patrolman Schwartz, a few skeletons and various other apparitions, sudden chills, rustlings and knockings. Tickets are $24.50. Advance purchase is required.

Watson Adventures’ Ghosts of Greenwich Village Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a haunted scavenger hunt for adults! Armed with a flashlight, you’ll visit ghost-plagued buildings and secret cemeteries while learning the stories of the restless souls you might disturb. Starring the spirits of Mark Twain, Aaron Burr, Edgar Allen Poe, Washington Irving, Thomas Paine, artist John LaFarge, The Shadow, Clement Clarke Moore, Mayor Jimmy Walker, Lee Chumley, Patrolman Schwartz, a few skeletons and various other apparitions, sudden chills, rustlings and knockings. Advance purchase is required. Questions?