Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

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120 East 125th Street
New York, NY 10035
212 307 7420
cccadi.org
Hours:
Tu, W, F 11am-3pm; Th 11am-8pm

The Dream Center Harlem

JCC Harlem

Manna House Workshops

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

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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

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

United Lodge of Theosophists

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

Italiano Italia

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

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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