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THE BQX HAS THE MAYOR’S SUPPORT!

The Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) will be New York City’s first new rail system since the subway began service more than a century ago. Like A Local Tours has been a proud support of this project since day 1, along with hundreds of other businesses. It will connect parts of Queens and Brooklyn along the…

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August 31, 2018

Second look: famous sculptures in NYC

“Meet me by the Astor Place cube!” That’s how this article came to be. Where did the cube come from, what does it symbolize? Read on to learn those answers and more about some of NYC’s most prominent sculptures. As a New Yorker, I don’t think we even notice these incredible sculptures, so we did…

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August 9, 2017

What’s hot in NYC & Brooklyn?! And the best places to cool off … with a cocktail al fresco!

New York City in the summer is a magical place. Markets, festivals, outdoor dining, parks, the waterfront, the energy! We could go on. Here are our picks for what’s hot: Smorgasburg (Brooklyn) — “The Woodstock of eating” according to the New York Times. Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America with amazing…

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May 5, 2017

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