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Why Williamsburg?

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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…

A Closer Look: Line & Label // Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Shopping Tour

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A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers: Kate O’Riley, Owner, Creative Directer, Head Designer and mind behind all that is Greenpoint’s Line and Label took a minute to tell us more about her story. This boutique/studio has a magical way of offering up just the right mixture of hard edged leather, delicate necklace and that mystical…

Boss Babes Series #5: Suzanne Palmer of Olly Oxen Free Vintage

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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! Suzanne Palmer is the founder and force behind the incredibly special vintage store, Olly Oxen Free in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Open since…

Explore Brooklyn’s Design Center With Us!

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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….

The Best Halloween Parties & Events in NYC!

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Nightfall @ Green-Wood Cemetery October 19 As night falls across Green-Wood, step through the iconic Gothic Arch and into an unforgettable experience of ethereal sights and sounds. Guided by the thousands of flickering candles, you’ll wander along the Cemetery’s winding paths and have chance encounters with musicians, moving images, performance artists,…

Like A Local Tours Celebrates A Milestone: 10,000 Customers!

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Brooklyn, NY. September 10, 2018 — Like A Local Tours, a bespoke experiences company in Brooklyn, announced today that it has served over 10,000 customers from around the globe since launching in 2014. Like A Local Tours focuses on small group food, fashion and art tours offering insider access and high quality tour guides. “I…

Interview with a Local: Nic Cowles, Tasting Room Manager of Van Brunt Stillhouse

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One of the best things about Brooklyn is the craft maker movement. Several of our tours are built around experiencing this phenomenon which not only is an opportunity to learn about these dynamic businesses, but a chance to meet and interact with the people who built them. One of those places is Van Brunt Stillhouse…

New & Notable in NYC & Brooklyn!

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New York City just keeps getting better and better! Here are our current top 5 new and notable: DOMINO PARK Designed by the same group as the High Line, this 6 acre park runs along the East River near the Williamsburg Bridge at the site of the landmarked Domino Sugar Factory…