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The Benefits of Meaningful Community Engagement

Love exploring and want to do something meaningful while you do it? Our Social Impact Tours are a new way to explore a city, gain deeper understanding of the community around you and make a difference by volunteering. We offer Social Impact Tours that connect people from around the world to the stories, challenges and…

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May 23, 2022

Social Impact Experiences are More Impactful Corporate Volunteer Activities

The new generation of employees craves more than just their standard corporate job. Employees want experiences like team building activities with local non-profits or community organizations. We often think of “team building” as activities to bring co-workers together in a non-work context, like a sales incentive trip or a scavenger hunt. And while these excursions…

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May 22, 2022

The Future of Tourism is Social Impact Tourism

Social Impact Tourism The responsible traveler today visits a place in order to get to know its people, culture and history. Social Impact Tourism promises to be an important part of our future as travelers and consumers – not only because it helps us travel more sustainably but also because it provides us with an opportunity…

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May 19, 2022

Here’s why you should patronize local businesses versus corporate chains

Local Businesses Keep Communities Strong The backbone of a community are the local businesses. They are the people who live in the community, pay taxes to the community, and keep things running smoothly. Local businesses also play an important role in keeping your neighborhood safe by providing jobs to local citizens and helping to prevent…

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May 18, 2022

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

Updated as of May 4, 2022 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

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May 4, 2022

Spring Art on the High Line

With warmer weather and sunny skies on the way, Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of The High Line. Whether a stroll on your own, or a walk with one of our expert guides on the Chelsea Market, High Line, and Hudson Yards Food and History tour, be sure…

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May 3, 2022

Spring Awakening!

Updated Tuesday, June 7, 2022 NEW & NOTABLE:   Flipper’s Roller Rink in Rockefeller Center! Skate at Flipper’s, the legendary roller rink from 1979 returns! From April through October 2022 Flipper’s will transform the iconic rink at Rockefeller Center in to a roller rink. Roller skate all summer long in NYC at Flipper’s. SummitOne Vanderbilt

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April 18, 2022

Expanded food on our Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour!

With warmer weather on it’s way, now is a great time to book a spot on our fantastic Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour! This tour isn’t just for out-of-towners, with our expanded food stops it’s sure to help locals find new favorites too. Check out this review we recently received: “Really great tour! I…

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April 6, 2022

Founder & CEO, Lauren Beebe nominated for Women in Tourism Award

We are proud to announce that our Founder & CEO Lauren Beebe has been nominated for the Women in Tourism Award. The first of its kind, Women In Tourism Awards, produced by Davler Media’s City Guide and presented by American Airlines, recognizes the accomplishments of female leaders who inspire memorable travel experiences in NYC. The…

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March 16, 2022

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour is still a favorite!

Considering our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Foodie Adventure? Check out a great recent review we received! Walter was a wonderful tour guide … He was extremely knowledgeable and easy to converse with … I am a native New Yorker (born and bred) and I learned some new things … I appreciated the five stops … Whenever…

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March 12, 2022

Holiday Lights on Fifth Avenue!

Tis the season! And we are so glad! Nothing brings cheer like all of the amazing light and window displays along NYC’s Fifth Avenue during the holidays! On November 23, alongside the Young People’s Chorus of New York City choir, Michelle Obama paid a visit to the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship to help unveil its…

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November 25, 2021

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