Manna House Workshops

Education & Community, Cultural Centers

338 East 106th Street
New York, NY 10029
212 772 8223
mannahousejazz.org
Hours:
M-F 9am-5pm

The Liederkranz Foundation

The Liederkranz Foundation

Established in 1948, Liederkranz was founded by a group of twenty-five men, with an emphasis on music in mind. It began as a place where musical events, specifically those featuring vocals, could be performed, and where young artists could apply for sponsorship. Today, the organization has shifted its … read more

Bohemian National Hall

E73rd 321 Bohemian National Hall-TA03

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Education & Community, Cultural Centers

  • Side Pick

321 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
212 988 1733
bohemiannationalhall.com
Hours:
M, W-F 10am-6pm; Tu 10am-7pm
Bohemian National Hall

Though not exactly hidden, since the grand exterior bedecked with flags makes it hard to miss, I still consider the Bohemian National Hall a hidden gem due to the magnificent spaces and programs cached behind its walls, unknown to local passersby. For a short time, my husband and I had an apartment a … read more

ZGT - Manhattan Mandarin

Education & Community, Cultural Centers

208 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
212 837 1306
nycmandarin.com
Hours:
7am-9pm Everyday

United Lodge of Theosophists

Education & Community, Cultural Centers

347 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021
212 535 2230
ult.org

Italiano Italia

Education & Community, Cultural Centers, Schools

225 West 70th Street
New York, NY 10023
646 207 3083
italianoitalia.com
Hours:
By Appointment Only
Italiano Italia

Tucked away in an residential building is a school that has been teaching Italian to adults through conversation and cultural experiences since 2006.

Urasenke Chanoyu Center

E 69th 153 Urasenke-TA02

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Education & Community, Cultural Centers
Food & Beverage, Tea Shops

153 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
212 988 6161
urasenkeny.org
Hours:
T-F 9am-5pm
Urasenke Chanoyu Center

Though the Tea Ceremony Society would be interesting enough on its own, the Urasenke Chanoyu Center building also has a fascinating history: the 130-year-old landmark was Mark Rothko’s studio, and where he ultimately died. In 1964, the interior was completely redesigned to form four tea rooms surrounding … read more

Columbus Citizens Foundation

Columbus Citizens Foundation

Dedicated to promoting their Italian-American heritage, this non-profit foundation organizes many cultural events, including the Columbus Day Parade, which has been marching down Fifth Avenue since 1929.

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation

Education & Community, Cultural Centers, Non-Profit Organizations

34 East 67th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10065
212 737 3275
raoulwallenberg.net
Other Locations:
Argentina; Israel; Germany
The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation

While on a special envoy, Swedish-born Diplomat Raoul Wallenberg saved the lives of thousands of Jews being persecuted in Hungary at the time of the Holocaust. In 1945, the courageous humanitarian was declared missing, and to this day the cause is subject to speculation. Raoul has been given many honors … read more

The Kosciuszko Foundation

Education & Community, Cultural Centers, Non-Profit Organizations

15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
212 734 2130
thekf.org