Friends Virtual Tour: how to visit the sit-com locations from home

Friends Virtual Tour: how to visit the sit-com locations from home

Friends Virtual Tour

On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the famous sit-com Friends, the agency that organizes the tours of the television and film sets of the city of New York called On Location Tours has decided to organize a virtual tour of all the characteristic places where the famous series.

Fans will be able to explore all the places in New York City that characterized the stories of Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Ross and Joey, directly from the armchair at home, on a 40-minute tour through 18 iconic locations where the series was filmed.

The agency had to reinvent itself at this difficult time due to the ongoing global pandemic, suspending some "live" tours "And transforming them into virtual ones, a solution that, however, gives the possibility even to those who do not reside on US soil to be able to participate in similar initiatives and at a fairly honest price: $ 29 to take part in the visit, or In addition to the right to be present at "Friends Trivia Night", where fans can test their knowledge of the series. Unfortunately, however, the top package, which also contains some gadgets, can only be sent to a US address.

Other tours are also available on the On Location Tours website (not yet "Virtualized") inherent to other TV series, such as the one dedicated to Sex and the City, or Gossip Girl, or even to the Sopranos. If you want to take a look, you can find them all by clicking on this link.

If besides being a fan of Friends you are also a fan of LEGO, this set is for you! You can thus rebuild the legendary Central Perk entirely made of bricks, including the minifigures of all the protagonists Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey and Phoebe, together with the owner of the restaurant Gunther. You can buy this beautiful and incredible LEGO set (now discounted) on Amazon by simply clicking on this link.

Video offers tour of 1834 Herkimer County Jail

From staff reports  |  Times Telegram

A virtual tour of the 1834 Herkimer County Jail in Herkimer is now available through a video produced by W.C. Pope and featuring a guided tour by Friends of Historic Herkimer County President James Greiner.

The Friends group has the video available for $10, plus $4 shipping. To purchase a copy, send a check to the Friends of Historic Herkimer County, P.O. Box 703, Herkimer NY 13350.

Thanks to a donation from Stewart's Shops, the video now can be distributed to local schools to share with their students online or in the classroom until the jail can be opened to the public for school group tours to return again.

The Friends of Historic Herkimer County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the 'Historic Four Corners' in Herkimer, to open the building back up to the public for tours.

The group was awarded a grant last year through the New York state Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to undertake a major renovation project to the interior and exterior of the building that they need to match through fundraising and grants.

For more information, visit their Facebook page or contact Katie at 315-866-1563.