Stephen Pickhardt

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6 julio 2014
Guía para las propinas en Nueva York

Una de las cosas más confusas para muchos de los visitantes que vacacionan en la ciudad de New York es la práctica de la propina. ¿A quién darle propina? ¿Y cuánto?, etc. Especialmente para los visitantes extranjeros, la práctica estadounidense de la propina puede parecer extraña y francamente innecesaria.   Te comprendemos. El hábito de […]

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13 junio 2014
McSorley’s Old Ale House NYC

While New York City is home to hundreds of bars, very few can claim the history and character of McSorley’s Old Ale House.  They can boast being open for over 150 years and serving everyone from Abraham Lincoln to John Lennon.  One of their mottos is “We were here before you were born.”  (The other […]

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9 junio 2014
Talking New York Pizza with Scott Wiener

We here at Free Tours by Foot love great stories of entrepreneurs, especially when concerning New York tourism and New York Pizza.  We have been aware of a special tour for some time and we felt that we should share this story with those of you who may not have heard of this tour.   […]

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13 mayo 2014
The NYC Mosaic Man Jim Powers

The Mosaic Man, whose real name is Jim Power, embodies the enduring, archetype of an artist who lets nothing stand in the way of his craft. Since 1985, through poverty, lack of funding for his craft, assisted living, periods of homelessness, and health problems which now confine him to a wheelchair, he has adorned the […]

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16 abril 2014
Nova York Visita Guiada em Português

Descubra a cidade que nunca dorme, com NYC by Foot. Somos uma equipe de jovens guias turísticos cheios de energia, e conhecemos a cidade por dentro e por fora. Exploramos os mais famosos e queridos bairros de Manhattan e Brooklyn, contando trivia e histórias fascinantes que nem sempre se encontram em livros guia. Amamos esta […]

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7 febrero 2014
New York Brewery Tours and Tastings

Craft beers are enormously popular in New York City, home to several breweries, some even offer free tours! You can also take one of the many fun, informative brewery and craft beer tours out there. Below we list some of the best brewery tours in NYC! TIP: Some New York City discount tourist passes include […]

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19 enero 2014
Philip Simmons Ironwork in Charleston

Charleston is a charming city.  That is the adjective most often used to describe this seaport town. The charm of the city comes alive in the friendliness of the locals, the bright pastel colors of the homes, the overflowing window boxes and tended gardens and the wrought iron gates and fences that allow visitors and […]

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18 enero 2014
How to visit the Museum of American Finance in NYC

The Museum of American Finance is a relative newcomer to the world of New York City museums.  The museum, located at 48 Wall St, has only been in existence since 1988.  Originally called the Museum of American Financial History, it was first located in the US Customs House at Bowling Green, and then in the […]

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14 enero 2014
The Aiken-Rhett House Museum

In this post, we share everything you need to know about visiting the Aiken-Rhett House in Charleston. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area, and it is also the home of one of the most well preserved mansions that Charleston has to offer, making it all the more appealing.  Getting There […]

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11 enero 2014
Calhoun Mansion Visitor Tips

A Guide to Visiting the Calhoun Mansion It doesn't matter whether you are a fan of architecture or not - a visit to the Calhoun Mansion is sure to take your breath away. This mansion is the largest residence in the area of Charleston and it boasts of having 35 rooms. The main design of […]

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5 enero 2014
Shop New York's Independent Boutiques Most People Don't Know About

While visiting New York City, sight seeing is a must, yet thousand of people every year travel to the city for the massive retail shopping it has to offer. Some shoppers are in search for a good deal, while others are looking to buy something that is uniquely uncommon. There are several options for the […]

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29 diciembre 2013
Harlem Soul Food | It's History and Where to Find the Best Restaurants

Soul food dates back to 1492. In the days of slavery, slave masters would give (to the slaves) cuts of meat for which they had no use or desire. These cuts included  pig feet, ham hocks, chicken gizzards, chicken wings, turkey necks, and pork fat.  Little did the slave masters (or the slaves-- for that […]

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16 septiembre 2013
Finding a Public Restroom in New York City

This post provides some advice on where to find public bathrooms in New York. We include specific places in various neighborhoods you will likely visit when in NYC. We even list a website with a great map of where to go when you have to go! And don't forget, we always provide you with a […]

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27 febrero 2013
Reviews | New York City

Your time is valuable.  So, to make sure that you aren't wasting it, it's good to hear what others are saying about us. Don't take our word for it. Read our San Francisco tour reviews. Reviews will give you a good understanding of the quality of our tours and whether they are the best choice […]

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27 febrero 2013
Links | New York City

Accomodations Jazz Hostels - New York Hostels Equity-Point Hostel - 206 West 41st Street New York Gisele's Guest House 212.666.0559 Deerpark KOA Campground- Where there are no strangers, just friends you haven't met yet. New York apartments East Village Apartments The Pod Hotels  New York Marriott East Side This luxury Manhattan hotel on the East Side […]

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27 febrero 2013
Tour Calendar | Chicago Walking Tours

We offer a lot of tours - not sure which one is best for you? Check out the quick summary of our tours below the calendar. If you have a group or want a tour at a time to suit you, we offer private tour as well. Check out our self guided tours of Chicago […]

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