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“Thank you for the outstanding service that was provided for our teachers on June 10th 2010. Many returned with rave reviews of the tours and the educational benefits that they will be able to extend to their students as a result of their learning experiences during your tours/workshops.”
Stella Di Matteo
NYC Department of Education
Richmond Hill High School–Queens, NY.

For Levys’ Unique New York!

“Levys’ – you simply are the best! Our groups loved their tours and enjoyed the tour guides so much I personally heard from each director and most of the parents with each group – they loved their experience and your staff who made this possible. I wanted to write a quick note and say – on behalf of Deborah, Kirk, Debra and our entire staff at World Projects – we appreciate your dedication, extra effort, flexibility and support – for our musical ensembles. Thank you so very much!”
James “Dana” Luikart
Project Manager
World Projects Corporation–Benicia, California

“The tour guides are very enthusiastic, students love them. They learn a lot about NY and don’t even realize it.”
Cindy, The Hague — Netherlands

“I liked the tour guides very much, they were great, motivated, entertaining, very funny, everything you asked for. Students felt really comfortable with them.”
Veronique — Venlo, Netherlands

“You can tell that they love their city and share that excitement with the kids which was fantastic.”
Nadine — Berlin, Germany

For Jonathan Turer:

“Our tour guide for Saturday morning was extremely emotional and spoke very profoundly of 911 and John Lennon and all the other NYC sites that I’m sure he holds dear as a native New Yorker. He was excellent! Any group that has him is lucky!”
Dave FranzMississauga, Ontario

For Matt Apter:

“You’re awesome. And also incredibly corny, but awesome! Letting you know that you’re the best tour guide I’ve ever had. Only tour guide ever, but still.”
Becky Cena–Citrus County, FL

“The guided walking tour was really fantastic.  Matt Apter was excellent and won the respect of our students immediately.  He was super informative, had a great personality, was funny and was constantly interacting with the kids.  A+!”
Gord Roy, Ski Evolution Tours, Pierre Founds, Quebec, Canada

For Matthew Baker:

“Not only is Matt Baker one of the most knowledgeable guides in the city of New York, his energy, sense of humor and fun spirit really captured and held our group’s attention for hours! They continued to talk about the city tour and how great Matt was the entire trip. We love Matt Baker!!

Annie Fitzsimmons–Scottsdale, AZ

“My boyfriend and I took an 8 hour tour with Matthew Baker and it was great. Matthew was so knowledgeable and friendly and left the tour wide open so we could do what we wanted to do. Neither of us had ever been to New York before so the tour was the perfect way to see the city and the perfect way to get all of our questions answered. Thank you so much for such a great tour! We will recommend Matthew and Levys’ Unique NY to anybody we talk to that is going to NY!”
Libby Bartscht–Thousand Oaks, CA

For Ibrahima Diallo:

The guides we had with Clover Garden in mid-April were extraordinary!  I had Ibrahima for both tours, and everyone on the coach was so impressed.  The first day he had mainly adults, and the second day he had half students and half adults; regardless of the group, he provided interesting material for the entire time he was with the group. Thank you for providing 8 hours of wonderful introduction to the New York area through Ibrahima, Jonathan, and Traci Marlowe.
Melissa Strickland–Unique Tours & Travel, Lubbock, TX

We had a extraordinaire stay in NYC. Ibrahima Diallo was appreciated by everyone, by his dynamism, his humor, his enthusiasm and Youth; He has adapted his speech to our young audience and approach the city, its neighborhoods was all the more interesting. Really an excellent guide. (Translated from the French) Frederick Roszak–College Ostrevant, Lilles, France

For Marcus Hillman:

I took a group of students (and a few others) from Texas to NYC over the long Memorial Day weekend. Marcus Hllman was our guide and I simply wanted to tell you what a great job he did.  He gave a very thorough tour but it was not “overload.”  in addition, we had a grandmother along and it was difficult for her to walk.  He was very considerate of her and made a point of encouraging and supporting her.  I don’t think we could have had a better guide. Thanks for providing us with such an excellent guide.
Marianne B. Woods — Assoc. Prof of Art History, U of TX of the Permian Basin


For Mark Levy:

“We had you as our tour guide last year and the year before, and your sons the year before that. When we are telling people what a wonderful tour you gave us, and we will refer our friends to your business. I love your city and appreciate you and your sons sharing it with us!!”
John Barbieniero–San Fransisco, California

“I have just got to say THANK YOU for a wonderful time Saturday on the Brooklyn Food Tour. Every one of my customers expressed the desire to come back to NY and to go on another one of Mark’s tours. Thank you so much for an AWESOME, EDUCATIONAL, DELICIOUS trip. I look forward to working with you again.”
Keely Glatz–Back Mountain, Pennsylvania

For Matt Levy:

“Just a quick note to tell you what a phenomenal job you did for us Saturday. It was everything I wanted it to be if not more. You are terrific at what you do and its not only your love of Brooklyn and our beautiful city of New York, it’s the obvious love you have with your Dad and your own family.”
Linda Barnes–Former Brooklynite, current NJ resident.

“Just got back last week and I wanted to say thanks again for the punk rock tour while we were in New York. Vicky & I had a great time in the city, but the tour was definitely one of the highlights because it was just as fun as it was fascinating.”
Jon & Vicki Roffey–London, England.

“Tourguide Matt was great. All the students just loved him.”
Kevin — Nijmagen, the Netherlands

For Gideon Levy:

“I’m just dropping this email to thank you for the great time me and my dad had on your tour last Sunday. It was excellent and one of the highlights of our trip. You were fantastic and my dad hasn’t stopped saying what a great time he had. I am going to email the Lonely Planet about your tour as it should be included in next years edition. Once again thank you.”
Kenny Brennan Jr–London, UK

“I would like to commend Gideon and your company for the excellent service provided . . . Gideon’s ability to to captivate his audience while customizing his tour made it the highlight of our trip. It is abundantly clear that Gideon is a proud New Yorker. Thanks for sharing that love with us.”
Kyle Repucci – Epping Middle School, NH

“Gideon and Matt were great, good sense of humor and the storytelling kept everybody listening and interested throughout the day.”
Marieke, — Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Levy brothers are awesome and unique.”
Christine, Bremen — Berlin, Germany

For Jonah Levy:

“Jonah is awesome! If we could use him on ALL tours that would be wonderful. Thank you for your excellent service.”
Taylor Diaz–Academy National Tours

“It was great! The kids had fun in Chinatown. They used all your hustling pointers and left with some great deals.”
Cristy–Hamilton, Ohio

“Our awesome tour guide. We went to Brooklyn to see his play & have some drinks! Great night!”
Eric Cicero–Toronto, Canada

“Best tour guide on earth.”
Ben Block–Straslund, Germany

“Coolest tour guide ever! You rule man!!”
Calvin Henderson–Espanola, New Mexico

“Jonah is my favorite NYC tour guide.”
Stephanie Eggen–Chicago, Illinois


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