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At Walk About New York, you will find entertaining walking tours that cover some of New York's best known areas. I also will show you some of its least known corners. I make connections amongst the sights, the historic people and the tales, helping...more
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Our company attended a walking tour with Phil and it was an absolute delight. He was so knowledgeable and charming, we would have followed him anywhere! Between his bouts of knowledge and expertise there was wit and humour keeping all of us entertained and enthralled....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aroberto88
WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you to Roberto for his praise, and to him & his co-workers for an enjoyable Gay Village Walking Tour. The group was engaged and engaging. I look forward to seeing them on another Tour.

Reviewed June 7, 2018

our guide phil was fun and full of information. the tour lasted almost 3 hours just in and around Rockefeller center. it was a great way to spend a sunny sat. afternoon.

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Phil does an amazing job of providing an insider's view of New York City during his walking tours whether it be a stroll through historic Greenwich Village, a tour of works of art in the NYC subways, or window shopping during his tour of New...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PhyllisNYCRealEstate
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I. Love. Phil. He was a very knowledgeable tour guide, and I really enjoyed the places he stopped on the Gay Village Bar Crawl. It was a combination of stopping at bars and at other historical places in the neighborhood, which was cool. Phil would...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thanks for the love, Niki C! The Gay Village Bar Crawl allows us to let our hair down (a bit) like no other Tour. I love the camaraderie that develops during this Tour. in vino veritas! We look forward to seeing you on another Tour.

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This tour was a blast. Phil is a perfect tour guide- knowledgeable, laid back, willing to answer any questions or comments, and with a sense of humor. I enjoyed stopping at some of the historical bars in the area and getting to socialize with other...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlyM718
WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks for this great feedback! The Gay Village Bar Crawl is a FUN way to spend several hours, walking about the charming West Village, having a drink or two, learning some history. Hope to see you on another Tour.

Reviewed April 20, 2018

What unique tours! The subway art tours make you stop and look at things you've rushed by a million times. Embarrassed to say we saw things I had never noticed or seen at subway stations I use frequently. Phil not only tells you the basic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

The tour of the 2nd ave subway station art was an entertaining exploration of the origins, background and production of the gorgeous pieces in the MTA's newest stations. His tours are always excellent!More

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Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brad P
WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Brad is very nice to offer this gracious review. Thank you. He and his husband have taken other Subway Art Tours, and we are looking forward to seeing them again. The Second Avenue Subway Art Tour is very popular; the stations are new and art...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018

This is the first walking tour I did and as a resident of the tri-state area using the subway system regularly, this was an eye opening tour. There are so many things we ignore as we rush through our daily commute. I will definitely now...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

What a pleasure it is to hear that a first-timer got an eye-opening view of her new mode of transportation. That is what we set out to do: open the eyes of our Tour guests to the beauty around them. Many thanks for the kind...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

This tour is ideal for anyone interested in mosaic art. We toured 10 subway stops on this tour to view the art. The guide was very knowledgeable. In addition to talking about the art, he also discussed the history and people associated this art.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bobbi K
WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Four of our Subway Art Tours survey the art at 10 different stations along their Tour routes. The Tour discussion ranges over topics including the art itself, the artists, the process for installing the mosaics, and more. Thank you Bobbi for your good review.

Reviewed January 16, 2018

Yesterday I had a magical time on Phil's lates tour of Subway Art. Phil took us from the Fulton Street Station, through the Village, and all the way up to Harlem to share his love and knowledge about the history, art and culture of NYC...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Irene M
WalkAboutNY2014, Owner at Walk About New York, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

We launched Subway Art Tour Four in January 2018. It joined our growing list of subway art tours to great success. It is always a pleasure to introduce Tour guests, such as this reviewer, to the public art in the New York City subway system....More

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