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Go Behind the Scenes on our Industry City Tour

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Last month we were asked to share our Industry City Tour with 24 representatives from NYC & Co offices around the world. We had guests from Australia, Korea, Argentina and many many more countries. We thought it would be fun to show you through photos what we did (and why our tour and Industry City…

NYC’s Best Markets: Food Markets, Flea Markets & More!

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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: MANHATTAN – Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market Artists &…

Interview with a Local: Leah Snow, Fashion Stylist

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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!

Our Favorite NYC Holiday Markets

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We love the winter holidays in NYC. Partially because of all the amazing holiday markets! Here’s our list of where to shop and when they open:

NYC Events Not to Miss this Fall!

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Oktoberfest / Bear Mountain Cruise September 23 – November 5 Peak fall foliage, live bands, craft vendors, and the largest pretzels known to mankind all welcome you to a hoppy universe far away from the daily grind. You can burn off all those beer and brats, plus stock up on fresh…

Brooklyn Vintage Shopping

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Why spend all that dough on basic, boring clothes, when you can spend less and find one-of-a-kind pieces that have had a history?! AND, shopping vintage is so much more environmentally friendly than buying new! Whether you’re local or traveling to NYC, don’t be intimated — Brooklyn has some of the best (and best priced)…

Interview with a Local: Anna Ward, Artists & Fleas Market Manager

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If you’re a Brooklynite, you have likely been to Artists and Fleas. If not, according to Founders Amy and Ronen, Artists & Fleas is, “Part community gathering spot, part hipster haven, Artists & Fleas has hosted thousands of artists and vendors since opening its doors. It’s a place where buyers find unique designs, artists and…

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…

We are selected as Editor’s Choice on Stay.com!

Download the app and check out of list of recommendations in Brooklyn. Or better yet, take our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour or Sunday Funday boozy Brooklyn Tour! Stay.com | Brooklyn Tour

Sunday Funday: Exploring Williamsburg Brooklyn with Like A Local Tours

October 23, 2015 by Cultural Xplorer: I find that the best way to explore any city is by doing it like a local. I am such a big believer in keeping it local, that I wrote a whole guide to exploring New York City like a local, which highlights some of the top things that I love…