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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.

Lower East Side
Greenwich Village
East Village

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A Recent Review of this guide

Robin, as a tour guide, gave us an interesting, entertaining and personalized experience. We got to see places like Little Italy and china town in a way that we would have not seen or known, without Robin's knowledge and experience. We both immensely enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend Robin tour if you want to know the real NYC!
Paul Hume

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

Member of GANYC guides association of NYC

For vehicle tours we use a licensed TLC company and driver fully insured Medallion #5117735

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