ON this episode of Ask A NYC Tour Guide, we address the controversial subject of Pizza. NYC is famous for it, everyone has a favorite. Check out what the guides have to say. I also cover 3 different places in Bushwick Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music was created in 1861, but certainly has kept up with the times. BAM has expanded its offerings beyond music and now includes theater, opera, dance, and recently, film, visual art, and literature. You can see modern works in both 100 year old buildings and newer buildings as well. The theaters are located in the Fort Green area of Brooklyn — a neighborhood filled with great restaurants and a diverse population. The venues are easy to get to via Subway or car. There is even limited parking in the area. Check out their calendar of events at… Read More
At the end (or the beginning, depending on what direction you are heading) of 34th Street is the East River. This river runs between the island of Manhattan and Brooklyn and Queens, which are on the far West edge of Long Island. The East River isn’t actually a river, but a salt water tidal estuary. Since that is a lot to say, we call it the East River. It connects Upper New York Bay on its south end to Long Island Sound on its north end. The river is about 16 miles (26 km) long and and 600–4,000 feet (200–1200 metres) wide. The… Read More
Now is a great time to start planning your eventual trip to NYC. I have some tips on making it more personal in this episode of Ask A NYC Tour Guide. Need help planning your trip? Contact me on ViaHero