Hello Dolly

“Hello, Dolly!” another tour coming Monday, June 19th and every Monday, Tuesday and Friday, with exceptions*.  Bette Midler’s revival of the 1964-1970 hit is rivaling “Hamilton” as the hot ticket on Broadway!  See Union Square as Dolly Levi would have seen it in 1890.  You can...

BOOKS WITH REFERENCE...

CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNS:  A CELEBRATION OF THE SPOONERISM Don Hauptman.  1991.  Acknowledgments page.   ACRONYMANIA Don Hauptman.  1993.  Acknowledgments page.   GREENSPAN:  THE MAN BEHIND MONEY Justin Martin.  2001.  Pages xii and 261. “Fred Cookinham’s Ayn...

UPCOMING TOURS CALEN...

  UPCOMING TOURS FOR 2017: “Hello, Dolly!”  Bette Midler’s revival of the 1964-1970 hit is rivaling “Hamilton” as the hot ticket on Broadway!  See Union Square as Dolly Levi would have seen it in 1890.  You can google and watch the Barbra Streisand/ Walter...

FRED’S BLOG

“HELLO, DOLLY!” TOUR:  Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday with exceptions (6/20 and 7/21).  MEET AT E. 14TH STREET AND UNION SQUARE WEST, NORTHEAST CORNER.  $20.00/$15.00 for 65+.  SEE UNION SQUARE AS DOLLY WOULD HAVE SEEN IT IN 1890. TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX BUILT THE BIGGEST SET...

A Rebellious Brew

  New York’s Tea Party of 1774 Sponsored annually by Fraunces Tavern® Museum. Contrary to popular belief, Boston was not the only colonial city to have its own ‘tea party’ in revolutionary times. Many seaport cities, including New York, had their own versions, albeit on smaller...

EVACUATION DAY, 1783

  Sponsored annually by Fraunces Tavern® Museum. This was the day in 1783 when the British pulled out of New York City and the War for Independence was over. Where: Contact Fraunces Tavern® Museum for meeting place and price. Reservations...

YOUR TOUR GUIDE

  Frederick Cookinham, licensed New York City tour guide, earned his Bachelor’s Degree in American History at Cortland State College in 1976, and his Master’s at Brooklyn College in 1987. Fred has led tours for the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Prof. Kenneth Jackson’s class at...