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Christmas in New York: Walks of NY’s Special Holiday Tours

Christmas Rockefeller Center

Walks of New York celebrates the finale of its first successful year by offering two special tours for the holiday season. Building upon the success of our Meet the Met Tour, Walks will offer Meet the Met with Kids, a fun, family-friendly tour designed to introduce the Metropolitan Museum’s art treasures to the entire family. […]

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Walks of New York’s New Video Series

Walks of NY Tour, NYC

Walks of New York has launched a YouTube Channel!  The site features a series of original videos offering insider tips and candid advice on New York City. Walks of New York is dedicated to helping visitors, as well as New Yorkers, enjoy the best of New York City.  To that end, we’ve created a variety […]

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Walks of New York Launches with Special Discount Tours

Times Square, NYC

Walks of New York celebrates the launch of its New York City walking tours by offering special preview tours for only $5.00.  In observance of National Walking Day, all tour proceeds will go to the American Heart Association to support their healthy heart initiatives. Walks of New York is a brand extension of Walks of […]

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Chinatown, New York: A Visitor’s Guide

Chinatown Lanterns, NYC

Chinatown, New York is its own destination: Great for bargain shopping, food, history, and the chance to soak in Chinese immigrant culture, it’s a fantastic neighborhood. But it can also be confusing and chaotic to the first-time visitor… which is why we’ve written this handy guide to exploring Chinatown! Note that New York City has several […]

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A Stroll Through Brooklyn Heights

Cranberry Street, Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn is, hands-down, one of our favorite neighborhoods in New York (not just in the borough of Brooklyn!). Strolling through Brooklyn Heights is like entering a genteel, bygone era… not to mention boasts great views of the Brooklyn Bridge and a gorgeous park. New York’s first suburb and the nation’s first designated historic district, today, Brooklyn Heights’ […]

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Greenwich Village: A Walking Tour

Greenwich Village is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in New York. Not to mention most historic: On a snowy night in 1917, a ragtag band of artists, poets, and actors occupied the top of Washington Arch to declare the “Free and Independent Republic of Greenwich Village!” That attempt to “secede,” of course, speaks to the […]

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Harlem, New York: A Walking Tour

Harlem isn’t just one of the most historic neighborhoods in New York City. It’s also one of the liveliest. The word “Harlem” alone evokes images of legendary nightspots like the Cotton Club, where great musicians filled the night with hot jazz. For others, it brings thoughts of the notorious ghetto: decrepit, dirty, and crime-ridden. While both are part of […]

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