This weekend, take a trolley tour of the Bronx’s breweries with Woodlawn Cemetery

Posted On Wed, July 31, 2019 By

Posted On Wed, July 31, 2019 By In Bronx, Events

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Tours of breweries in NYC are nothing new. But if you’re looking to shake things up, consider taking a tour of Bronx breweries that takes place on a trolley and starts at one of the largest cemeteries in the city. This Saturday, Woodlawn Cemetery, in partnership with the Bronx Historical Society, is offering a trolley tour that delves into the history behind the borough’s beer-brewing legacy and takes guests into some of the Bronx’s newest breweries and beer halls.


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Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place of some of the city’s most esteemed citizens, such as Duke Ellington, Herman Melville, and former mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Additional notables include some of the families who started the Bronx’s beer-brewing tradition and shaped many of the borough’s neighborhoods.

Tours start at noon at the Jerome Avenue entrance of the cemetery. Tickets have a tendency to go quickly, so make sure to get them in advance. There’s also a lunch hour scheduled in the Bronx’s Little Italy, so remember to bring your wallet.

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