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Virtual Tours are still going strong!

We miss our in person walking tours but honestly, our virtual tours are so much fun! Our private virtual tours are perfect for company teambuilding, birthdays or just a reason to safely get your friends and family together! Especially during this time when people are hungry for travel. It’s the next best thing. We currently…

Summer in NYC is still on! And here’s how you can experience it.

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What would New York City be without its people, restaurants, shops, art galleries, parks, and beaches? Although we can’t dine indoors, visit the big museums or attend a Broadway show, there is still so much to see and do in one of the greatest cities in the world. And in some ways, the city is…

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About NYC’s High Line

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We are looking forward to walking the High Line again, hopefully soon and hopefully you’ll be on our Chelsea Market & High Line Food & History Tour. But in the meantime, we wanted to share some very intriguing facts about the High Line that most New Yorker’s don’t even know. To learn more, be sure…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Eleonora Volpe, Sustainable Fashion Stylist

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Eleonora Volpe is a Sustainable Fashion Stylist (or Eco-Stylist) and Founder of The Society of Green Arts. images of recycling and upcycling“The Society of Green Arts is a newborn non-profit organization that promotes upcycling and recycling co-creative action in order to find…

A New Way to #ShopSmall: BKBlockParty.Live Small Business Block Party!

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We are thrilled to be a founding member of BKBlockParty.Live, a digital block party to support small businesses in Brooklyn that have been impacted by COVID-19. Stay home. Shop small. Support Brooklyn.  On Saturday, May 23rd from 10am until 2pm, Brooklyn is getting its first digital block party that will put live-streamed content from local Brooklyn shops…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | The Canvas by Querencia

Canvas by Querencia Clandestina Pop Up

Interested in sustainable fashion? Watch this educational and inspiring interview with Devin James Gilmartin, President & Creative Director, and Kate Walz, Creative Director of Querencia Studio and Manager of The Canvas by Querencia Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They are interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and Like A Local tour guide, Amalya Meira. They work with over 120 sustainable…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Line & Label

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Do you ever dream about opening your own fashion label or boutique? Watch this inspiring video with Kate O’Riley, Founder & Head Designer of Line & Label. She is interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and tour guide, Amalya Meira. Line & Label is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It is a boutique and studio that has a…

Support Small Businesses!

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It’s no secret that small businesses everywhere are facing tough times, but given the fact that NYC has been on lockdown since March 16, we are especially hard hit. Here are some of our favorite ways to support small businesses: NYC & Company continues to highlight member businesses through three separate digital marketing initiatives: Virtual…

How to experience NYC during the pandemic

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During this pandemic, we are definitely looking for as many silver linings as possible. Many of them can be found in the plethora of museums, parks, cultural institutions and entertainment venues that are offering FREE online tours and live-streams.   a person standing in front of a car

Top Five Things to do in Brooklyn

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Did you know that Brooklyn is the 4th largest city in the US (if you separate it from New York City)? The borough has experienced an explosion of popularity in the last 10 years and is now on most tourists’ must do list when they come to New York City. We narrowed it down to the…