Prohibition… goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes… A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded. — Abraham Lincoln
DESCRIPTION: This experience will take you to some of the best hidden secrete bars in the East Village. Through phone booths and barber shops and hidden alleys while enjoying award winning cocktails (not included). We will also explain to you everything there is to know about Prohibition from our History and NYC certified experts.
ENDING POINT AND DURATION: Ending typically 8pm (depending on the pace of the group) on 102 Norfolk street. Close to the J,M,Z Essex Delancey Subway station.
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION: NO SPORTSWEAR (dress shorts are fine), NO TRAINERS (discrete sneakers are fine), NO FLIP FLOPS (dress sandals are fine), NO TANK TOPS, NO FUR AND MUST BE 21 yr old or the Speakeasies won’t let you in. Drinks are not included . Need a minimum of 4 attendees and only allows groups of 7 maximum. For the safety of our clients we strongly recommend not to drink before the tour or you might not be admitted in some of the Speakeasies. Drink purchases are allowed at all the locations and (Craft quality cocktails are usually 15$ per person in Manhattan) as well as WC usage.
Each tour is slightly customized for each group but will include the same locations
WEATHER CANCELLATION CONDITIONS: The tours will take place rain or shine except for extreme weather conditions (over 90% chance precipitation and over 16 mph/ 26 kmh winds). For any rescheduling please let us know at least 24hrs in advance for parties of 2 to 4. Parties of 4 and more must let us know about any cancellations or rescheduling at least 48hrs in advance. For any inquiries feel free to contact the support team.
Entrance of Tompkins Square Park on E9th street and ave A at 4:45 pm
English, Spanish, Italian, French and German
minimum of 4 and 7 people max
Alex started this company in order to perfect the true NYC experience. To serve you with true knowledgeable and experienced tour guides. To always provide you with the most efficient customer service and to make sure that you really receive 100% full satisfaction and contentment of the experience you had with us.
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