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Literary Pub Crawl

The Best of Beer and Books

literary pub crawl

The Literary Pub Crawl is a tour unlike any other, as it delves into NYC neighborhoods that are rich in history and culture and offers you a taste of the best beer that the city has to offer.  As one of the longest running bar tours in the Village, the mission of this tour is to keep history alive by reviving and inspiring the spirit of the Village and the writers who helped shaped this nation. Actors from the Bakerloo Theatre Project supply visitors with pints at the White Horse Tavern, Kettle of Fish, and other noteworthy pubs while filling their heads with lore about Village scribes Edna St. Vincent Millay and Dylan Thomas.

This tour began in 1998 when writers of a young theater company, The New Ensemble, regularly held their company meetings in several bars across NYC. This inspired the idea to hold weekly readings of these writers works while enjoying alcohol and good company of spectators in these pubs. After being inspired by jazz and blues tours around Greenwich Village they decided to run their own tour and feature some of New York’s best pubs and works by literary greats.

 

Brookyn Tour:

This tour features three different neighborhoods in Brooklyn that offegreenwich villager rich historical background and an opportunity to appreciate the architecture of the buildings and structures. After walking the winding streets and visiting three pubs, your scenic surroundings are sure to transport you into the past, with the cobblestone streets of DUMBO and the quiet side streets in Williamsburg. This tour takes you to Brooklyn’s oldest bar where you can recognize the effects of gentrification and how it led Brooklyn to become the most famous borough in the world.

Greenwich Village Tour:

Greenwich Village is rich in history and home to a myriad of cultural and historical advancements that make this tour so popular. It was home to several revolutionaries, social commentators, labor movements, women’s rights movements, jazz and blues music, artists, and influencers. It was the epicenter of the literary movement in America for over 100 years and the perfect place to visit some popular bars and celebrate literary achievements.

You are sure to have a good time at this light-hearted, enlightening tour.

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