Museum at FIT
Offers three-hour, drop-in improv classes ($20) for budding comics. Visit thepit-nyc.com/classes/drop-ins for class times.
This red-brick hotel, built in the 1880s and featuring ornate iron balconies and no fewer than seven plaques declaring its literary...
New York City Audubon
Throughout the year, the New York City Audubon Society runs bird-watching field trips (including seal and waterbird spotting on New York...
Tons of comedy in several incarnations (mostly improv) lures the crowds at this theater-cum-training-ground for comics. Performances...
227 W 27th St · interesting places nearby
Museum at FIT information
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) lays claim to one of the world's richest collections of garments, textiles and accessories. At last count, there were over 50,000 items spanning the 18th century to the present day. The school's museum features innovative, rotating exhibitions showcasing both permanent-collection items and on-loan curiosities. Exhibitions aside, the museum also hosts film screenings and talks, including with prolific fashion designers and critics.