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Brunch & a tour of the Cloisters
Saturday, 28 September, 2013 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
What a beautiful day to be outside! A sunny September afternoon in the mid-70’s, the group enjoyed a beautiful brunch and walk through Fort Tryon Park. You can find more information about the event below the photos.
When: September 28 – 10:30 am for brunch at 11:00 am, followed by tour of the Cloisters
Cost: Brunch is $19.95 per person; The Cloisters has a suggested admission (see more below)
No registration and pre-payment necessary, just show up for brunch!
The New Leaf Restaurant is located in a charming 1930 stone cottage in the Park. It has been restored by Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to reclaiming and restoring New York’s parks, gardens and open spaces.
Brunch is $19.95 per person
Following we will take a short walk to the highest elevation in Manhattan, from there to the Heather Garden and then a short distance to the Cloisters. The Cloisters is a fascinating place devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe that dates from the 12th through 15th century. Audio guides are available for $4.95. The suggested admission is $25.00 and $17.00 for seniors.
How to Get There
Take the A train to 190th Street. Exit station by elevator. Walk across the Ft Tryon Park Circle to the Park’s entrance. A short walk on your left is the New Leaf Restaurant.
The M4 to Ft Tryon Park Circle. Follow directions above. Please be aware that the ride takes a long time.
The Henry Hudson Parkway North to the first exit after passing under the GW Bridge to Ft Tryon Park. Free parking is available in the park.