PRLog - Dec. 11, 2012 - NEW YORK -- In celebration of Black History Month, HARLEM SPIRITUALS/NEW YORK VISIONS, is set to release their award-winning “African American Heritage Tour” Saturday February 2nd and Saturday February 16th from their visitors center in Times Square.
“Our African American Heritage in New York itinerary is a cultural journey tracing the legacy of African Americans and their many contributions that have enriched the history and culture of New York.” Says Erika Elisabeth, Vice President of Harlem Spirituals, Inc.
The program won panel approval from the Smithsonian Institute, the US Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism Industries and National Park Services, and The National Endowments for the Arts
Council. It was also selected by the White House as an official American Pathways 2000 itinerary in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Millennium Program.
The itinerary is from 9AM to 2PM on coach with a professional guide offering history, sightseeing and knowledgeable insight on the African American experience in New York City. Destinations include Wall Street, Columbia University, City College the Apollo Theater and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Step off points along the route allow for brief walk through of destination sites and close photos. The itinerary concludes in central Harlem with a stop at “The Queen of Soul Food” Sylvia’s restaurant for a delicious family style serving of chicken, ribs, fish, collard greens, rice, cornbread and dessert before returning to 690 8th Avenue in Times Square, New York.
Tickets are $89 per person and include the cost of lunch at Sylvia's.
For tickets and more information, call 212-391-0900 or visit www.harlemspirituals.com