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COVID-19, Safety and NYC Updates for our Guests

UPDATE (as of 5/19/20): NYC has announced the closing of all bars and restaurants; further suspension of non-essential activities is expected. Therefore, all tours are suspended through 30 June 2020. We anticipate the rolling opening set up by the state to extend to NYC starting late-June or early-July. If you would like to support us,…

COVID-19, Safety and NYC Updates for our Guests

UPDATE (as of 5/19/20): NYC has announced the closing of all bars and restaurants; further suspension of non-essential activities is expected. Therefore, all tours are suspended through 30 June 2020. We anticipate the rolling opening set up by the state to extend to NYC starting late-June or early-July. If you would like to support us,…

New York City Local’s Guide to Central Park

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Did you know that Central Park is New York City’s most visited attraction? Crowds hoard around the same over-visited attractions to the point where we almost lose the very purpose Olmsted and Vaux designed the park for. In the hustle and bustle of city life, locals need green spaces for our wellbeing – even researchers…

12 Steps to Being a Great Pride Attendee

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by Jillian Courtney It’s the 50th anniversary of Gay Pride; Stonewall was a riot, friends, and we’re getting revved up! We are laundering our rainbow flags and dusting off our glittery wigs. Maybe you’ve been thinking you’d like to check out some of the LGBTQ Pride events but you’re not sure if they are for…

Greenpoint, Brooklyn Craft Beer Walking Guide

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Greenpoint formerly stood as NYC’s epicenter of manufacturing, shipbuilding, and oil refineries. Today, thanks to recent housing development and increased rent prices, it has become a neighborhood ripe with opportunities for businesses to reach new residents. The craft brews enthusiasts have taken note and set up shop so if you’re into beer, this is the…