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Robin L.

Hewlett, NY, United States

I am a 3rd generation native New Yorker and professional licensed NYC tour guide who never gets bored exploring the city I love.

I will share with you personal experiences, extensive knowledge and anecdotes of life in the Big Apple and you'll here it all in my native 'New Yawk' accent! Before becoming a professional tour guide, I was a teacher, a comedian and a storyteller. The streets of NYC are my stage and every tour is a new production. I love meeting people from all over the world and sharing my passion of NYC. Having experienced the 60's with the Hippies in Greenwich Village I am truly a free spirit. My favorite pastime is going to all the thrift shops and antique markets NYC offers, and of course eating a "dirty water" NYC hotdog. So come join me as we walk the beat of the city streets of NY.

Private and group tours can be arranged to meet your needs and interests. We can walk the streets or I can arrange private transportation at additional fees.

East Side, West Side and all around the town: Tour durations are from 2 hours to 6+ or over several days. Neighborhoods can be combined (some tours combined use public transportation). Metro fares are paid by the client.

Walking tours:

Lower Manhattan
Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown
Greenwich Village
East Village
Midtown Manhattan
Lower East Side
Gangster and Mob Tours
Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo
Jewish Lower East Side
Meatpacking District, Highline and Chelsea Market

NYC Gang Tour: American Mafia Little Italy, Tongs of Chinatown, Gangs of NY Five Points

Food Tours:

Come let me introduce to the variety of ethnic foods New York offers. Each unique neighborhood offers a tasty variety and sampling of their specialty foods. These tours also include history and facts of each neighborhood. Food is additional (not included in tour price)and you choose what you would like to eat from the establishments we go to.

Chinatown
Lower East Side
Greenwich Village
East Village

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A Recent Review of this guide

First time to New York and Robin was so informative, helpful with directions and had a very positive upbeat attitude. Would definitely book a tour with her again. The gangster tour is a must! Such a memorable trip can't wait to come back again soon. Judy
Judy Greene

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Credentials

Licensed NYC Tour Guide License #1415102 by NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs

Member of GANYC guides association of NYC

Guide Requirements for United States

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Tours by Robin L.

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NYC Mafia Private Tour With Luxury Vehicle

Visit sites and hear the history of the Mafia in NYC with private guide

975 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Private Lower east side tour

immigrants tenements pushcarts with private guide

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Jewish lower east side Oy!Vey! - Private,...

histoical sites of the Jewish immigrants and more with a Private Guide

245 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Soho - little italy - chinatown private,...

3 of the oldest neighborhoods in one tour with a Private Guide

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Private New York City Lower east side,...

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ethnic food tastings for the foodie

225 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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East Village Gangster and Crime Private,...

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walk through what was wicked New York

235 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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