What? Kids drink beer, women threw bricks in butchers window when they raised the prices. Yes learn all about the history of the tenements and how it all started. We loved it, it was our second visit and the impact it made on the kids and myself is a great experience. I think its a eye opener when your actually sitting in the space where it all happened. This is something you can read about but going through the process makes it real and has the impact on you and your kids. http://www.tenement.org/tours.php
Made possible by The David Berg Foundation
Family-run stores filled the lower level of 97 Orchard for over a century, where they struggled to adapt to an ever-changing neighborhood and achieve the American Dream. Visit the 1870s German saloon of John and Caroline Schneider, and use interactive media to trace the stories of turn-of-the-century kosher butchers, a 1930s auctioneer, and 1970s undergarment discounters.
After the educational trip take a walk over to Little Italy and dine at original Benito One, you will be greeted by the owner world famous James Bari and served by MARCO, the best waiter in NYC. He knows how to treat a customer! The menu is traditional and has not changed in years as respect to the chef and tradition. and the food is absolutely outstanding. This restaurant is a classic, can not be duplicated, the original is all part of the experience. Benito One has been featured in many iconic movies and TV show's like the Soprano's http://www.sopranos-locations.com/locations/Benito-one/
174 Mulberry Street
New York N.Y.10013