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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…

See Our Two-Page Spread in One of Australia’s Largest Newspapers!

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We are so excited to share the coverage of our one of our New York City food tours in Australia’s national Traveller (2.5 million readers!). Here are a few excerpts: There are much more imposing structures in New York City than the 22-storey Flatiron Building. The Chrysler building…

African Boheme on our Chelsea Market, High Line and Meatpacking Food & History Tour

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We are partnered with a great startup serving up wonderful experiences, called IfOnly and through them, African Boheme (@africanboheme) recently joined our Chelsea Market Food Tour. Here’s what she said to say: The greatest love story ever told. Three decades ago my mom was a buyer for a shop, in the most West Indian “meet…

Like A Local Tours Wins Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019!

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We are excited to announce that we have been crowned Best Bespoke Cultural NYC Tour Company 2019 in the third annual 2018 Lux Life Magazine Travel Awards. We will appear in their annual magazine that is distributed to over 250,000 readers and on their website LUX. “Like A Local is almost 5 years old and…

“23 Days of Flatiron Cheer”

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There are many reasons to visit New York City’s Flatiron District, but the holidays are an especially great time. If you’re a Mariah Carey fan, Sony Square launched The Mariah Carey Experience, an interactive experience to celebrate the release of her new album, Caution. The exhibition is open through December 4th, and features instagrammable photo sets, multimedia…

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…

The Beautification of the Williamsburg Waterfront!

If you haven’t heard, New York City’s 520-mile coastline is longer than those of Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined! Williamsburg is home to a gorgeous waterfront including pier with spectacular views of the NYC skyline and boardwalk where you can hear the East River lapping up again the shore. On a quiet…