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Exploring Vibrant Histories: Manhattan and Brooklyn Neighborhoods Celebrating Black History Month

As February unfolds its wintry embrace, New York City dons another coat, one woven with the threads of history, culture, and resilience. In honor of Black History Month, let’s embark on a fascinating journey through the diverse neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn, where echoes of the past intertwine with the vibrancy of the present. Harlem:…

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February 13, 2024

Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO Food Tour: Updated Tour Route With New Culinary Stops

  Brooklyn is a treasure trove of history, culture and unbeatable urban charm. In NYC’s most populous borough, nestled between historic Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), lies gems and architectural marvels. Did you know that Brooklyn Heights is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods? The neighborhood is truly a sight…

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October 4, 2023

Our Sustainable Brooklyn Tour is featured by NYC Tourism!

We are so excited to be featured in a recent article by NYC Tourism! The article is titled Top NYC Walking Tours in All Five Boroughs and features our Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour.  New York City and its five boroughs offer a wide array of walking tours, each showcasing a unique facet of…

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May 12, 2023

Doing the work – Angels Cafe on our Williamsburg Brooklyn Food Tour

With their delicious bagel sandwiches, Angels Cafe is now a stop on our Williamsburg Bites Food Tour! Every time we bring guests, we buy someone breakfast through their Eat Good, Do Good program. Their mission: In April 2022, Angels Cafe opened its doors to the community. But it’s not just another cafe, there’s something different,…

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March 15, 2023

The Migrant Kitchen now on our DUMBO Food Tour!

We are on a mission to help our guests explore NYC on an authentic level, and one way we accomplish this is through our local partners. Whether that’s a tour guide, artist, shop or restaurant. And we are thrilled when we add a partner who is making a difference even outside of this authenticity. So…

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March 7, 2023

Get To Know Red Hook, Brooklyn – One of NYC’s Most Unique Neighborhoods

Red Hook is located on a peninsula in southwestern Brooklyn and is known for its diverse community, rich history, and unique geography. It’s one of the only places in Brooklyn with a clear view of the Statue of Liberty. In fact, Red Hook offers the only frontal views of the Statue of Liberty in NYC….

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February 3, 2023

Like A Local Tours’ Williamsburg Bites Tour Featured in The Australian!

We are honored to have been able to host Graham Erbacher, writer for Travel + Luxury: The Weekend Australian on our Williamsburg Bites: A Brooklyn Foodie Adventure Food Tour while he was visiting NYC this summer. Graham was a pleasure to have on tour and had some wonderful things to say about his time in…

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October 24, 2022

5 Things to Do in Brooklyn this October

October in New York is a sight to behold. The weather cools off, the leaves start to change, and the city is alive with events. Looking for ideas for how to spend your time this October? We’ve got you covered with this list of 5 things to do in Brooklyn this October (and a bonus…

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September 14, 2022

How to Enjoy New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is an experience all its own and we want to help you be properly prepared for the most amazing week of the year. From exclusive events to some of the best shopping in the city, here’s how to enjoy NYFW like a true fashionista. Learn the basics of New York Fashion…

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September 7, 2022

Things to do in Brooklyn in September

This September, there’s no shortage of things to do in Brooklyn. From outdoor markets and festivals, to special performances and tours, there’s something for everyone. Start off the month with a stroll through Boerum Hill’s favorite summer hangout spots or head over to Brooklyn Bridge Park for some fun for the whole family! Labor Day…

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August 31, 2022

Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour- Book now!

Introducing our Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour It’s no secret that the fashion industry is a major polluter. And it’s also no surprise that we at Like A Local Tours want to do our part in helping the planet. That’s why we created our Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Fashion Tour, which focuses on local…

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August 11, 2022

Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Bridge, and DUMBO Food Tour – New Public Tour!

Did you know that Brooklyn is the 4th largest city in the US (if you separate it from New York City)? The borough has experienced an explosion of popularity in the last 10 years and is now on most tourists’ must do list when they come to New York City. Let us help you see…

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July 21, 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

Bushwick is booming, but it hasn’t always been that way

Bushwick may be considered one of the coolest and artistic neighborhoods in Brooklyn, but that wasn’t always the case. Founded by Dutch settlers in the 19th Century, the neighborhood was primarily used to farm food and tobacco. Along with the growth of Brooklyn came the growth of the goods manufactured in Bushwick. Soon Eastern Europeans…

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October 10, 2019

Why Williamsburg?

Visitors to New York City either think they know Williamsburg or that it’s just not for them. Having a more recent reputation as a home to hipsters or seeing the extensive L train renovations may have put you off from taking the trip over / under the East River. Well not only is Like A…

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June 14, 2019

Go Behind the Scenes on our Industry City Tour

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…

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April 23, 2019

Boss Babes Series #4: Boundary Breaking, Bridge Building, Babe

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! You know the iconic image of the Brooklyn Bridge as well as you know you own hand. You can count the…

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March 1, 2019

Explore Brooklyn’s Design Center With Us!

Industry City has taken the heart of New York’s former manufacturing hub and reimagined it for the 21st Century while still celebrating the city’s historic ingenuity and work ethic. This is an immersive experience: where designer meets maker meets buyer. New ideas happen spontaneously in the various open spaces that allow people to naturally collide….

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December 13, 2018

Experience Industry City, Brooklyn’s New Design District!

You might have heard about Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn’s 3.5 acre, 6 million square foot mixed used complex with amazing restaurants, shops, artist studios, co-working spaces and more. We were lucky to have been give a tour of the entire campus and we can’t wait to share what we learned. MADE IN BROOKLYN

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April 11, 2018

Interview with a Local: Bushwick, Brooklyn Based Artist Espartaco Albornoz Abreu

We are excited to introduce you to Espartaco, a talented and exciting Brooklyn-based artist and creator of the Nozco. We were first introduced to him in Bushwick, where his studio is located. We are proud to announce that he is heading up our special Brooklyn graffiti experience / workshop and is also part of our Insider…

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March 26, 2018

Graffiti Workshop! Participate in creating a graffiti piece and take it home afterwards!

A little bit about the Brooklyn graffiti scene at the Bushwick Collective: it’s a diplomatic process that includes local and international artists 50+ multicolor murals blankets the buildings transforming the area in to an “outdoor gallery” know as The Bushwick Collective. About a hundred artists have participated. All started by Joe Ficalora. His father, a…

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February 19, 2018