A few weeks ago, Jonah Levy and I had the wonderful opportunity to TAKE a tour, instead of LEAD a tour. Better yet, we got to take a tour of The Bronx – probably the borough I know the least about. (For example, I’ve led Staten Island Bike Beer Blitzes and I’ve led Queens Foodie Tours…Click here to read more about i love the bronx… week! Read More »
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The Bronx is like Brooklyn without the hype. Full Disclosure: I’m a proud “Bronx Boy” myself. Grew up in Tremont neighborhood and its P.S. 70, where my Mom, Harriet Levy, who was one of the most fiercely dedicated elementary school teachers EVER, Wade JHS 117 (Historical Oddity: Lee Harvey Oswald attended and after the JFK…Click here to read more about family’s return to the bronx nostalgia tour Read More »
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The Levys’ Unique New York! is, by its nature, a NY-based custom tour company. But when Mark and I went to Australia in February, selling our custom tours, we got a very special request from an travel agent in Brisbane. “I got one for ya. My clients want to see where Bruce Springsteen grew up!” Now,…Click here to read more about an all american custom tour – bruce springsteen’s new jersey Read More »
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Under the CRASH Mural at Bowery & Houston, 1am. The email came in like many other emails do: “Hi, my name is Cara Salvatore and I have a unique tour request for you.” Sure sure Cara, there’s a reason we’re called The Levys’ Unique New York! “I’m a 17 year-old about-to-graduate Senior from Archbishop…Click here to read more about post prom adventure: street art tour by flashlight! Read More »
…and if these don’t get you there, book a private tour! 1. The best people watching is to be done in Union Square not Times Square. Times Square is what happens when you crawl into the TV in your living room on the commercial break – and with a lot less personal space. 2. If…Click here to read more about 15 tips to be a new yorker Read More »
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Well folks, it’s winter in New York City. And not the shiny big tree, holiday lights and getting presents half-of-winter, I mean the post-New-Years-hangover, bitter-January-wind-and-frost half. That’s when work is slow, temperature is low and there aren’t a whole lot of holidays to mark the time. In short, this isn’t the time of year for romance….Click here to read more about january is for lovers in nyc – 3 tales of wintery wedding bliss Read More »
Let a native Bronxite take you to some of the most picturesque and interesting neighborhoods and sites in the Bronx. The outside of the Andrew Freeman Home. When you say “The Bronx” to any non-NYer, the first thing they think of is The Yankees. Fair ’nuff. The second thing they think is gangs, drugs, and…Click here to read more about the bronx – yes, thonx! Read More »
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Congratulations Oscar winners! I love Meryl Streep! I think of her as a New York movie star. In one of my previous lives, I manned the velvet rope at a party where she was expected; you think you’ll be prepared. But she looked me in the eye, smiled and was incredibly modest and beautiful. That’s…Click here to read more about how to sneak onto a new york film set! Read More »
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Some famous writer once said “Only the dead know Brooklyn,” which means he must’ve been talking about Green-Wood Cemetery and all their famous corpses. And those under the dirt might know a bunch, but lemme tell you, Brooklyn has changed since those guys started pushin’ up the daisies. And we think that there’s a lot to tell…Click here to read more about old school vs. new school – brooklyn edition! Read More »
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That Carbonara pie wont last on the tray very long . . . The reason I know this to be the best slice of Brooklyn Pizza you never heard of is because a) I’m a native Brooklynite and know my way around a slice, b) you never heard of Bensonhurst (other than its the neighborhood…Click here to read more about the best slice of brooklyn pizza you never heard of . . . Read More »