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Fifth Avenue Walking Tour Invites Public to Take a Stroll Back in Time!

OCTOBER 15, 2021: (NEW YORK, NEW YORK) — With fall in full swing and cooler weather around the corner, Like A Local Tours, a Brooklyn-based tour company, has announced the launch of its new Fifth Avenue Walking Tour. This tour is the perfect way to enjoy a change of seasons in the city, while also…

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October 15, 2021

Winner of the 2019 US Business News Elite Awards

We are pleased to announce that Like A Local Tours has been awarded Best Food & Art Tours by US Business News. January 16, 2020: New York, NY – US Business News announces the winners of the 2019 Business Elite Awards. The US has been a dominating pace-setter in the modern business world for several…

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January 16, 2020

See Our Two-Page Spread in One of Australia’s Largest Newspapers!

We are so excited to share the coverage of our one of our New York City food tours in Australia’s national Traveller (2.5 million readers!). Here are a few excerpts: There are much more imposing structures in New York City than the 22-storey Flatiron Building. The Chrysler building is arguably the most beautiful. The Empire…

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December 20, 2018

Tour Guide Perspective: Kathryn Fray – Story Teller

Kathryn Fray – Story Teller ON THE STREETS WHERE IT HAPPENED I can tell you a story about anything. Go on, ask me. Some people are good with numbers, some at sport, but I can make-believe. I never imagined that I would end up doing this though. Theatre and storytelling for me was always…

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December 13, 2018

Podcast with The Offbeat Life

Founder Lauren Beebe recently sat down with Debbie Arcangeles, creator and host of The Offbeat Life, a weekly podcast and trusted voice for entrepreneurs and freelancers living intentional and inspired lives. The Offbeat life has been featured on Refinery 29, Thrive Global, Dame Traveler, Forbes and more! Lauren discusses how and why she founded Like A Local Tours, what has led…

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December 8, 2018

African Boheme on our Chelsea Market, High Line and Meatpacking Food & History Tour

We are partnered with a great startup serving up wonderful experiences, called IfOnly and through them, African Boheme (@africanboheme) recently joined our Chelsea Market Food Tour. Here’s what she said to say: The greatest love story ever told. Three decades ago my mom was a buyer for a shop, in the most West Indian “meet…

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December 6, 2018

Like A Local Tours Wins Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019!

We are excited to announce that we have been crowned Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019 in the third annual 2018 Lux Life Magazine Travel Awards. We will appear in their annual magazine that is distributed to over 250,000 readers and on their website LUX. “Like A Local is almost 5 years old and…

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December 5, 2018

Travel & Hospitality Award Winner

We are thrilled to announce that Like A Local Tours is an award winner for the Travel & Hospitality Awards 2018 Americas program. So proud to represent New York City in this class of top notch travel and experience providers. Like A Local Tours has also received a nomination in the 3rd annual LUX Travel & Tourism Awards….

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November 14, 2018

Founder & CEO, Lauren Beebe, Joins the Board of the Human Impacts Institute

We are so pleased to announce that Founder & CEO of Like A Local Tours, Lauren Beebe, has joined the board of the Human Impacts Institute (HII). HII’s mission is to create and share innovative approaches to tackling social and environmental issues. Their programs pair artists and scientists to engage new audiences in climate change…

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October 22, 2018

Founder & CEO, Lauren Beebe, Joins Advisory Board for Student Focused Travel Nonprofit

We are proud to announce that our Founder and CEO, Lauren Beebe, has joined the Advisory Board for Reach the World (RTW). RTW makes the benefits of travel accessible to classrooms, inspiring students to become curious, confident global citizens. Enabled by a digital platform, classrooms and college student travelers explore the world together. The program…

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September 11, 2018

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