WORD Presents a walking tour of Greenpoint with author Adrienne Onofri

06/16/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join the WORDies and Adrienne Onofri for a guided tour of our beloved Greenpoint and discuss its long history and recent changes. We'll start our tour with a quick meet up at the Brooklyn store and begin and end with a freshing glass of wine or juice and copies of Walking Brooklyn. Water bottles will be provided on the tour and a discussion back at the shop will finish up the event. 

About the Author & Guide

Adrienne Onofri is a native New Yorker, a journalist, and a licensed sightseeing guide. For Wilderness Press, she has also written Walking Queens: 30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places, and Natural Treasures of New York City's Largest Borough and edited Walking Manhattan: 30 Strolls Exploring Cultural Treasures, Entertainment Centers, and Historical Sites in the Heart of New York City. She has been a copy editor for Entertainment Weekly and written about theater, the arts, and travel for various publications. As a guide, Adrienne has led tours in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens by foot, bus, car, and trolley.

About the Book

The new second edition of the popular book Walking Brooklyn: 30 Tours Exploring Historical Legacies, Neighborhood Culture, Side Streets, and Waterways provides a unique guide to Brooklyn's diverse communities, notable sights, and ever-evolving streetscape. Author Adrienne Onofri has crafted 30 exceptional tours showcasing the borough's history, architecture, parks, arts venues, college campuses, places made famous by pop culture, and more. Walking Brooklyn is the most comprehensive guidebook available to Brooklyn, covering nearly 40 neighborhoods--from those close to Manhattan (like Brooklyn Heights and Williamsburg) through Park Slope, Fort Greene, Crown Heights, and the rest of the brownstone belt and out to the neighborhoods east of Prospect Park as well as the traditional communities of southern Brooklyn such as Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, and Gerritsen Beach. Entire walks are devoted to Prospect Park and Green-Wood Cemetery, while many other green spaces are featured on neighborhood tours. Brooklyn's waterfront is also well-represented, including on a walk that crosses both the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. 
Walking Brooklyn is the only book you need if you want to explore--or reminisce about--this historic, dynamic place that everybody's talking about!

1 ticket to the walking tour of Greenpoint, BK with author Adrienne Onofri including wine and water refreshments and a copy of Walking Brooklyn.