If you ever get stranded in Central Park, a tour with Wildman Steve Brill might help you survive. I’ve seen him in the park, raggedy beard, shorts, hiking boots, and pith helmet, leading groups of eager-eyed followers while instructing them on what flora and fauna they can forage—breaking off a stick of some edible tree and gnawing on it as an example. Brill’s Central Park tours occur twice monthly and are not only hilarious, they are educational. If you’re lucky, maybe he’ll regale you with his tale of his arrest by a park ranger for eating a dandelion.