Posts Tagged: Alternative New York Tour

Self-Guided Roosevelt Island Tour

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Roosevelt Island Tour

This post is a self-guided tour of Roosevelt Island, located in the middle of the East River. You may recognize the island by the red aerial tram that goes to the island. The tram has been the setting for many films and TV shows, such as Spider-Man (2002), in which the Green Goblin blows up the Roosevelt […]

Things to Do in Chinatown New York | A Self Guided Tour

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Things to See in Chinatown New York

This post is an overview of things to see in Chinatown in Manhattan, including tips on where to eat and where to shop.  Let us show you the neighborhood on one of our daily pay-what-you-wish tours, or take our self-guided tour for a do-it-yourself experience. Brief History How to get to Chinatown Restaurants and Food Shopping Guided […]

The Bushwick Collective – A Street Art Gallery

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Bushwick Grafitti Buff Monster

This post explains the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s most prolific neighborhood for street art and graffiti, and how to reach it. Check out our pay-what-you-like New York Graffiti and Street Art Tour (tour video below).  How to Get Here 5 Tips for Independent Travelers Organized Street Art Tour Self-Guided Bushwick Tour Free Brooklyn Tours Free Tours by […]

Tour of Seinfeld New York | Self Guided

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New York Seinfeld

This post is a self-guided tour of NYC locations for the beloved 90’s sitcom Seinfeld. Let us take you to Jerry’s apartment building, to the Soup Nazi’s soup stand, and of course, Tom’s Restaurant.  Intro  Jerry’s Apartment  Tom’s Restaurant Other Seinfeld Locations Things to Do in NYC Free Tours By Foot       INTRODUCTION […]

Harlem Renaissance and Gospel Music Tour

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Gospel Music Harlem

Harlem is known for its uniquely celebrated culture, its profound history, and its illustrious music scene. When you think of Harlem, the arts are on the forefront of your mind. By taking this tour, you will explore the art of song, dance, literature, architecture and even have a chance to appreciate the culinary arts…dare we […]

New York Mafia Tour

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New York Mafia tour

This New York mafia tour focuses on the 5 mafia crime families of New York City and takes you through the heart of Little Italy to the East Village and includes three stops in Midtown taking you to the former headquarters of the biggest crime families to the exact spot where men were shot down in cold […]

Things to See and Do in the East Village

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This lively downtown neighborhood has been a center of bohemian lifestyle since the early 1900s. Home to jazz clubs in the 1920s, to 1960s hippy havens and 1980s punk rock clubs, the East Village has always had an edginess that the West Village (a.k.a. Greenwich Village) lacks. During Dutch colonial days, much of the East […]

Bleecker Street Pizza

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New York Bleecker Street Pizza

Bleecker Street Pizza in NYC offers some of the best New York pizza and is a “Must-Eat”, and that’s not just true according to NYC tour guide Renee, who talked to Douglas Greenwood, the owner at Bleecker Street Pizza, to find out a little bit more about his great family-owned pizza place. Read our post […]

Bleecker Street Pizza in NYC

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New York Bleecker Street Pizza

Bleecker Street Pizza in NYC is a “Must-Eat”, and that’s not just true according to NYC tour guide Renee, who talked to Douglas Greenwood, the owner at Bleecker Street Pizza, to find out a little bit more about his great family-owned pizza place: Touted in 2011 by the New York Times as one of the […]

The NYC Mosaic Man Jim Powers

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New York The mosaic man

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 […]