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How to Indulge in NYC Pizza Like A Local

If there’s one thing New Yorkers don’t play about… it’s their pizza. Debates over the best pizza in town can get heated and everyone has a reason why their “pizza spot” is the best. Some folks prefer no-frills classic New York-style pizza (which is known for its large slices and thin foldable yet crispy crust),…

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October 22, 2019

VIP Brooklyn BBQ Tasting Tour

Explore Brooklyn, visit some incredible venues and enjoy delicious BBQ. Plus, go behind the scenes and meet some of the pit masters with a licensed tour guide who used to run a BBQ joint! From Williamsburg to Red Hook and in between, we’ve got you covered. We know what to order where.  Click here for…

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October 10, 2017

Like A Local Tours is Featured (& Recommended) by Verlocal!

We are so excited to be featured in Verlocal’s Host Spotlight! Verlocal is evolving the way individuals build businesses by connecting them to people looking to discover local classes, events, products, and services. From our food tours to Ikebana in Chicago or surf lessons in Washington, this awesome website has it all! We love their mission…

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August 23, 2017

Interview with a Local: Meghan Love of Mable’s Smokehouse

Mable’s Smokehouse has been a neighborhood gem in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, since it opened in 2012. A BBQ joint is a bit unorthodox for the neighborhood and perhaps that is precisely why it’s so beloved – plus the food is incredible. Praised by the New York Times, Food & Wine Magazine, Eater, Travel Channel, New York…

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June 19, 2017

Interview with a Local: Hartje Andresen of Pudge Knuckles

This month, we spoke to Hartje Andresen of Pudge Knuckles, a coffee shop favorited by locals, as well as a wine bar and roastery. It’s also a featured stop on our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour and Sunday Funday Boozy Brooklyn Tour. As their website states, “Packed with the full flavor and energy of New…

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March 18, 2017

The Daily Telegraph: Brooklyn, New York City: What to eat, shop and see in hipster central

September 7, 2016 by Kristie Kellahan // In Brooklyn, they go hard. Take it from Jay-Z, you don’t want to miss out on BK. Five boroughs make up New York City, and Brooklyn is one of them. First-time visitors might think Manhattan is all there is, as it’s home to famous landmarks including Times Square,…

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September 9, 2016

All the Single Ladies: New York for Solo Women Travelers by CityGuide

March 8, 2016: NYC for Solo Women: Recommended New York Tours Williamsburg Bites explores local fare, including Mast Brothers Chocolate. Looking to do some sightseeing, but don’t want to feel like a tourist? Like A Local Tours offers a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn tours give the insider slant on everything from the Flatiron District to Williamsburg to food and beer tastings. For film buffs, On Location Tours covers NYC’s favorite TV and film sites, including tours dedicated to TCM Classic Movies, Central Park, and Sex and the City. NYC for Solo Women: Public Art Eleanor Roosevelt at Riverside Park/flickr/Eden, Janine & Jim Honor your foremothers at the (relatively few) statues of prominent women salted around New York. Sunk in thought, an eight-foot high statue of Eleanor Roosevelt is in Riverside Park at West 72 Street. A bronze bust of Gertrude Stein is in Bryant Park, behind the New York…

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March 9, 2016

Fodor’s Travel: Best Tours in New York City

The Best New York Tours: Sometimes a guided tour is the way to go, even if you usually prefer to fly solo. It can be a great way to investigate out-of-the-way areas, to get an insider’s perspective on where locals eat and play in the city, and to learn about interesting aspects of the city’s history, inhabitants, or architecture. Whether you want the classic hop-on, hop-off bus tour to get oriented in the city or a more personal, interest-specific walk, you’ll find it here. Some of the bigger tour companies offer discounts if you book in advance online. Like A Local. Walk like a local, talk like a local, and best of all eat like a local with a highly curated tour from Like A Local. Tours include the Flatiron Food tour, which is a lovely walk from the Flatiron…

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February 8, 2016

An Afternoon of Gluttony in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by Subways & Stilettos

January 11, 2016: It’s Saturday afternoon in NYC and you and your bestie are overdue for some catch-up time, you are both STARVING and you’re feeling exploratory. What do you do? You open up YPLan, a super cool mobile app designed to help you find fun things to do in the city at any time of day. From free activities, to discounted tickets to shows, YPlan is perfect for planning some fun with your friends, a date night when you don’t want to “Netflix & Chill”- or check out local sporting events. I pulled up Yplan and clicked on a super colorful confetti-infused picture of a bagel and quickly purchased tickets for a Williamsburg Foodie Tour. I’m a visual girl, what can I say? I see something pretty, and I must eat it, buy it or own it. Now, unlike…

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January 22, 2016

Like A Local in NY by Style Mayvin

December 5, 2015: Most of the attractions New York has to offer have become household names, but what about the unique local spots that may become lost among the flash of the big city lights? Like A Local Tours strives to bring these special places into the limelight and give participants the “insider secrets” on the hottest spots only a local would know, while also touching on some of the crew’s favorite famous stops! I recently went on one of these tours and in a coming post I will be sharing my experience with some pretty awesome photos, but first…let me give you all of the logistics. Tour guides Lauren Beebe and Robert Stout share a passion for their city and the creative charm that it holds. The two are a perfect pair to show you hidden wonders. Founder Lauren describes herself as…

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December 5, 2015

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