Interview with a Local: Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa Empanadas!

Interview with a Local: Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa Empanadas!

We are so excited to introduce you to Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa, a Pop-Up Empanada company selling in artisan markets and parks throughout NYC. We visit them on the High Line as part of our Chelsea Market & High Line Food Tour. Read on to learn what makes La Sonrisa so special!

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NYC PRIDE MONTH EVENTS

NYC PRIDE MONTH EVENTS

NYC Pride is one of our favorite times - so much energy, love and celebration! Here is our roundup of top events going on in NYC:

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Things to do in NYC & Brooklyn this spring and summer!

Things to do in NYC & Brooklyn this spring and summer!

Spring has officially arrived — in weather as well as in title! And we couldn’t be happier. So many great events going on in NYC and Brooklyn. Check it out!

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Don't miss our Chelsea Market, Meatpacking & High Line Food Tour!

Don't miss our Chelsea Market, Meatpacking & High Line Food Tour!

If you haven't been, Chelsea Market and the High Line are two of NYC's best attractions! And even if you have, our food and history tour will share incredible insights and stories that we bet you never knew. Plus our tour guides are truly entertaining. Read on for more about where we go and why it’s a special experience not to be missed!

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Interview with a Local: Ryan White, Architecture Aficionado and Tour Guide

Interview with a Local: Ryan White, Architecture Aficionado and Tour Guide

We are thrilled to work with Ryan White, a true New Yorker and architecture aficionado. He has put together a fascinating midtown architecture tour which we are excited to share with you!

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Get to Know a Neighborhood: Red Hot Red Hook, Brooklyn

Get to Know a Neighborhood: Red Hot Red Hook, Brooklyn

Red Hook has truly become a neighborhood worth checking out if you haven't explored it yet. There are several exciting makers in Red Hook creating fantastic goods like chocolate, spirits, wine and more. There are also several restaurants worth a visit like Steve’s Key Lime Pie, Hometown BBQ, and Brooklyn Crab. Read on for our guide to Red Hook.

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Experience Industry City, Brooklyn's New Design District!

Experience Industry City, Brooklyn's New Design District!

You might have heard about Industry City, Brooklyn's 3.5 acre, 6 million square foot mixed used complex with amazing restaurants, shops, artist studios, co-working spaces and more. We were lucky to have been give a tour of the entire campus and we can't wait to share what we learned.

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NYC's Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

NYC's Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

Weekends are great for wandering and sometimes nothing is more fun than spending a few hours sampling inventive foods or shopping all kinds of locally made goods in one location. That's why we wanted to share the best of NYC's markets:

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Interview with a Local: Bushwick, Brooklyn Based Artist Espartaco Albornoz Abreu

Interview with a Local: Bushwick, Brooklyn Based Artist Espartaco Albornoz Abreu

We are excited to introduce you to Espartaco, a talented and exciting Brooklyn-based artist and creator of the Nozco. We were first introduced to him through Brooklyn Brush in Bushwick, where his studio is located. We are proud to announce that he is heading up our special Brooklyn graffiti experience / workshop and is also part of our Insider Art Tour of Bushwick. We hope you enjoy reading this article as much as we had fun sitting down with Espartaco and unearthing it over tostadas in Bushwick...

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Interview with a Local: Leah Snow, Fashion Stylist

Interview with a Local: Leah Snow, Fashion Stylist

We are so excited to introduce you to one of our favorite people in all of New York City. She is a very talented Fashion Stylist who is also heading up our Downtown Fashion Experience: Leah Snow!

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Graffiti Workshop! Participate in creating a graffiti piece and take it home afterwards!

Graffiti Workshop! Participate in creating a graffiti piece and take it home afterwards!

We are so lucky to work with a highly acclaimed street artist in bringing you these special Bushwick Graffiti Experiences! From traditional techniques like spray paint to other forms like wheat paste, you will learn first hand what street art is all about. There is no better way to know something than to try it and experience it yourself! We hope you will join us!

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Insider Art Tour of Bushwick Brooklyn: Take a Peek!

Insider Art Tour of Bushwick Brooklyn: Take a Peek!

Last weekend we took a great group of people on our Insider Art Tour of Bushwick Brooklyn which featured a graffiti / street art walk followed by a behind the scenes look at several artist studios where they discussed their work and things even got a little interactive! We capped the whole thing off with wine and cheese and a chance to chat with the artists. Take a look! Book this tour now!

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Like A Local Tours Featured in Australian Financial Review - Life & Leisure

Like A Local Tours Featured in Australian Financial Review - Life & Leisure

We were so honored to show the Australian Financial Review around one of our favorite neighborhoods on their quest to rooftop hop in NYC and Brooklyn. 

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Super Bowl Sunday! Where to Watch the Super Bowl in NYC!

Super Bowl Sunday! Where to Watch the Super Bowl in NYC!

With all of the Eagles and Patriots fans in NYC, this Super Bowl is sure to be intense! From pig roasts to rooftops, here are our picks for where to watch the Super Bowl in NYC.

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Perhaps You've Noticed NYC's Transportation Issues? Get Active!

Perhaps You've Noticed NYC's Transportation Issues? Get Active!

The region’s transportation network is in full-blown crisis. New Yorkers are experiencing record levels of subway delays, dangerously overcrowded platforms and cars, and worst-ever traffic jams that are slowing our buses to a crawl, causing riders to flee by the thousands. Luckily, Governor Cuomo has embraced congestion pricing and committed himself to enacting a “real” plan in the upcoming budget session.

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Just awarded: Like A Local in Top Tier of New York's Best Tours by Expertise.com

Just awarded: Like A Local in Top Tier of New York's Best Tours by Expertise.com

Expertise.com looked at 1,700 local tours serving New York City and picked the top 19. And Like A Local Tours made the cut!

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Save Money on Your NYC Hotel Stay!

Save Money on Your NYC Hotel Stay!

You might have heard of Pod Hotels. There are two in midtown and they recently opened in Williamsburg. We took a tour and yes, the rooms are small but they are new, very comfortable and certainly a great way to spend less on accommodations so you can spend more on activities, dining and shopping! Including taking a tour (or two) with us! :-) Rooms start at just $69 per night!

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Behind the Scenes: Gowanus Art Tour

Behind the Scenes: Gowanus Art Tour

Last weekend we hosted a family on our Behind the Scenes Art Tour in Gowanus. It was such an interactive and fantastic experience, so we wanted to share photos!

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2 for 1 tickets during NYC's Must-See Week! & Broadway Week!

2 for 1 tickets during NYC's Must-See Week! & Broadway Week!

It may be impossible to do it all in New York City — but trying is the fun part. During NYC Must-See Week, enjoy 2-for-1 tickets to many of the iconic experiences right in our backyard, like museums, attractions, tours and performing arts. First-time visitors and lifelong locals agree: there’s never been a better time to conquer your NYC bucket list.

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What to do in NYC this winter

What to do in NYC this winter

Don't let the cold deter you! NYC still has lots of great activities to offer. From where to get cozy AF to Black History Month activities, here's what's on our to do list.

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