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Grand Avenue Gastronomy Tour for the Kid in all of us!

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Grand Avenue Gastronomy Tour for the Kid in all of us!

Time: May 30, 2015 from 12pm to 3pm
Location: Quinnipiac River Park, corner of Grand Ave. and Front St.
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Phone: (203) 936-9459
Event Type: tour
Organized By: Lee Cruz
Latest Activity: May 28, 2015

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Event Description

Drink, eat, and tour: Grand Avenue Gastronomy Tour!

This tour will be at a leisurely pace and end at the Fair Haven Pop-up Arts & Ideas Festival It is part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness of the cultural and culinary diversity of Grand Avenue. Sample great pizza and taste cuisine from Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and more from our local restaurants. Along the way, learn the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically-diverse neighborhood.

This tour designed with families in mind. Due to the amount of walking, it's recommended for kids 10 and up. We will be walking on a major arterial street with vehicle and bicycle traffic. Carried babies are also welcome and there is no charge for those not eating at participating restaurants.

The tour is led by local community leader and parent Lee Cruz, a Fair Haven resident who has been providing neighborhood tours for over 15 years. A previous tour participant said: "great food, great local history, and insider knowledge of the neighborhood." Come alone or invite a friend!

Please reserve by Friday, May 29 to secure your spot on the tour: 

Reservation option 1: Paypal 
Log in to your PayPal account at 
Click "Send money to a friend" at the top of the page. Type email address: and the amount--$21 per adult and $11 per child. Additional charge is to cover the PayPal fee. 

Reservation option 2: Check 
Mail or deliver your check for $20 per adult and\or $10 per child, payable to "Lee Cruz" to 29 Clinton Avenue, New Haven CT 06513.

Note: A minimum of 6 people must reserve by May 28. For safety we ask for a minimum of one adult for every two children. Participation capped at 20 people per tour. 

Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. 
On the day of the tour: Point your GPS to 12 Grand Avenue or use this address on google maps. Unmetered Parking is available on Grand Avenue and Front Street.

This tour will be lots of fun. Please join us!

Questions? Email Lee:

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