Like A Local Tours joins Tourism Cares!

Like A Local Tours joins Tourism Cares!

Like A Local is thrilled to announce their membership to Tourism Cares! Read on to learn more about this important organization and how we are getting involved!

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Interview with a Local: Nic Cowles, Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse

Interview with a Local: Nic Cowles, Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse

One of the best things about Brooklyn is the craft maker movement. Several of our tours are built around experiencing this phenomenon which not only is an opportunity to learn about these dynamic businesses, but a chance to meet and interact with the people who built them. One of those places is Van Brunt Stillhouse which we visit on our Red Hook Tour. We had a chance to chat with Nic Cowles who is the Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse…

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New & Notable in NYC & Brooklyn!

New & Notable in NYC & Brooklyn!

New York City just keeps getting better and better! With so many new restaurants, bars, and parks not to mention theater, live music, museum exhibits and more, here are our top 5 new and notable for end of summer / fall (so far!):

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Travel & Food Blogger Roaming Nanny raves about our Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour!

Travel & Food Blogger Roaming Nanny raves about our Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour!

We are so pleased to share this great write-up on our Flatiron Food Tour by Roaming Nanny. “Our tour met up in the Flatiron district at 10:30 sharp. Rory, our tour guide, was there early to meet up with us all and I liked her instantly! Upon further investigation - Rory I swear I'm not a stalker, but think we should totally be friends - I found out that she was voted one of the best tour guides in New York. Get it girl! She is one of the best guides I've had in a very long time…”

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Bushwick Restaurant Scene. Our Top 5.

Bushwick Restaurant Scene. Our Top 5.

We sometimes end our Insider Art Tour of Bushwick at famed, and still a local favorite, Roberta's Pizza. But there are lots of other excellent dining options in the area…

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Food blogger Beauty & The Beets loved our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn food tour!

Food blogger Beauty & The Beets loved our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn food tour!

"For the past decade, I visit the city several times a year and have been making up for lost time. But one thing I have never done in New York is a food tour. Again, I don’t know why. I tend to take a food tour in every other city I visit, but never New York. But now I am a NYC food tour virgin no more. I recently signed up for a food tour in Brooklyn. A tour called Williamsburg Bites: A Brooklyn Foodie Adventure. The cost of the tour was only $50, which is cheaper than most any other tour I have taken in any other city (and they New York City is the most expensive!) And honestly, for that lower price, I was expecting a mediocre tour with limited samples and not a lot of personality. And I was wrong."

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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 Witte, Architecture Aficionado and Tour Guide

Interview with a Local: Ryan Witte, 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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