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Boss Babes Series #1: Bagels, Babes & Babies

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March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8. We are proud to present a series of articles about some serious NYC and Brooklyn boss babes both past and present! Enjoy! Who runs the world? GIRLS! Who runs Russ and Daughters? ALSO GIRLS! We love the story of this traditional bagel and…

Immigrants: Keeping New York Great

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I’m not what people are expecting when they first meet me, that’s for sure. I simply say ‘hello’, and their faces make this weird twisty look as they try to figure out where I’m from, whether I am qualified for the job, and if they’ve made the right decision to do this thing in the…

NYC Architecture Tour: The Birth and Death of American Modernism

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Along a stretch of midtown Manhattan streets less than a mile in length stand some of the most important buildings in the country. In this compact area, the world’s most influential architects gave birth to American Modernism, built its undisputed triumphs, and sang its swan songs. The story hinges on four Modern landmarks: the United…

Lower East Side: Enjoy an Afternoon of Art & Food

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We LOVE the Lower East Side and thought it would be fun to put together our ideal Saturday — popping into art galleries and nibbling in between. So here is a self guided Lower East Side Art & Food Tour. We recommended checking the websites of the galleries to see when they’re open and what…

Focus on Immigrant NY on our Lower East Side Food Tour

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The story of immigration and migration in the United States is one that can be told through the history of New York City. Our Lower East Side Food Tour tells all and fills your tummy all while meeting the people that make NYC what it is! Most immigrants who came to New York City in…

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

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We are so pleased to share this great write-up on our Flatiron Food Tour by Roaming Nanny. Full article here. 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…

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

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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. Their mission: We specialize in selling high quality, affordable, fast, and delicious food options.  We offer competitive wages in our industry, leadership opportunities, team building environments, and a positive work culture. …

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

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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. GET TICKETS TO OUR CHELSEA MARKET AND HIGH LINE FOOD…

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

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According to their announcement, Expertise.com looked at 1,700 local tours serving New York City and picked the top 19. And we made the cut! Their selection criteria: 1. Reputation: A history of delighted customers and outstanding service. 2. Credibility: Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards. 3. Experience: Masters of…

Our Year in Photos (in 90 seconds!)

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We are thrilled that 2017 was our best year yet. We added some great new restaurants to our Williamsburg and Flatiron Food Tours. A new beer stop on our Sunday Funday. And we created some great new experiences, like our Brooklyn Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries Tour, Chelsea Market & High Line…