join us,

    on the streets,

    of New York City,


    for an urban adventure,

    like no other...


    as we guide you,

    through the chapters,

    of our book,


    and share the stories & photos,

    that we took.


  • our book


    an experiential journey through Manhattan,

    blending poetry, music, & quotation,


    with 101 chapters & 30 songs,

    each chapter @ a different location.

  • ...are you open?


    a modern-day, philosophical treatise

    on the human condition.




  • They are the engines of change,

    windows on the world…

    books are humanity in print.
    Arthur Schopenhauer, (1788 – 1860), German philosopher…







    to get your personalized copy,

    send an email to the author,

    darren harley.

  • our discovery guides

    here to guide you on a journey through change...

    here to help you create an experience of a lifetime.

    darren harley

    lead guide

    founder, open to change

    julie simon

    nyc specialist

    jks, inc.

    steve howson

    central park specialist

    one love tours

    nita joshi baum

    freedom specialist


    carl mehling

    natural hist... specialist

    i dig fossils

    laura wootton

    wellness specialist

    sprouting lotus yoga


    so grab a pack,

    a snack,

    and a friend,


    and be sure,

    to bring a sturdy

    pair of shoes,


    as we embark,

    on a life-changing



    set to start,

    at any chapter,

    that you choose.


  • book your OTC Experience today!















  • 100% of net proceeds

    — from our books, our music, our photo-art

    is invested in our

    OTC reparations fund


    combating poverty, racial & economic injustice,

    & gross inequality,

    through art.









    reason — compassion — love — dignity — justice













  • our shop

    watering the seeds, of understanding,
    & equal justice...




    If there is no struggle... there is no progress.
    Frederick Douglass, (1818 – 1895), American abolitionist...






  • to support our art-powered engine of change...

  • reason compassion love dignity justice








    open to change


    inspiring, awakening, & empowering

    social change


    since 2000

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    condition one —> be love.
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