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Using snippets from movies, music inspired by various neighborhoods, and ambient street noise (beeping cabs, passing conversations), Soundwalk's cd audio recordings take you on urban tours no tourist riding atop a double-decker bus will ever see.

The Heart of New York Culture: 2-3 Hour Walking Tours of New York History and the Arts
Reva Cooper is a licensed tour guide and a lifelong New Yorker and performing arts promoter for thirty-odd years. She would love to share her knowledge and passion for this city with you! Reva has worked on Broadway shows and publicized major events with stars of music, dance and film. Her tours take you through exciting highlights of the city and its astounding cultural life, and include personal "insider" stories about events and personalities. 1) MIDTOWN: BROADWAY TO COLUMBUS CIRCLE ...

Theatre Talks and Walking Tours
From Victorian opera houses to vaudeville stages, opulent movie palaces and even the mini multiplexes of today, theatre historian Cezar Del Valle offers a series of entertaining and informative slide talks and walking tours.

Tours of the City
Internationally acclaimed Tour Guide Justin Ferate has earned a reputation for his informative, exciting, and entertaining New York City walking, limousine, and motorcoach tours. Through his stimulating and knowledgeable commentary Justin reveals hidden and lesser-known sides of the New York City we know and love. Discover quirky aspects of New York that surprise and delight even “dyed-in-the-wool” New Yorkers.

Walking tours of most areas in NYC on many subjects, any day of week any season on request, in addition to regularly scheduled tours. Prefer 2 week notice for private tours if possible.

Urban Explorations
Patricia Olmstead's operation covers many neighborhoods and themes, including trips through gay and lesbian Greenwich Village, tours of private artists' lofts, visits to hidden gardens and stops at feminist landmarks. Prices: $12; $10 students, seniors and repeat customers.

Urban Oyster - New York City Tours
Amazing as it is to imagine now, New York Harbor may have once contained half the world’s oysters. Over time, however, many oyster beds died off due to pollution and over-consumption. Learning from this history, Urban Oyster was founded on the belief that, like oysters, the neighborhoods of New York are treasured resources that require nurturing and cultivation in order to survive and flourish. Through dynamic hands-on tour and event experiences, Urban Oyster aims to connect people to the hidden...

Val Ginter
Mr. Ginteer created the Grand Central Terminal tour given Wednesdays by the Municipal Arts Society. Also the author of "Manhattan Trivia: The Ultimate Challenge" (Quinlan Press)

Walk of the Town (Tours by Marvin Gelfand)
Walk of the Town specializes in historically knowledgeable tours of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Mr. Gelfand will customize tours to fit the needs of clients if desired.

Wall Street Walking Tour
Every Thursday and Saturday, the Downtown Alliance sponsors a free walking tour of Lower Manhattan. Meet on the steps of the U.S. Customs House, at Bowling Green. Reservations are required for groups, but not individuals. Price: Free.

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