On Inauguration Day, the 92nd Street Y is offering a “tea tour” of Gracie Mansion: “Spend an afternoon exploring New York's most celebrated residence ... Enjoy a private tour followed by tea service in the grand ballroom. Afterward, relax in Carl Schurz Park [really? in this weather?] or take in the magnificent views along the East River promenade.” If the $45 ticket is a little rich for your blood, the Observer has a list of more humble tearooms around town.
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