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Ningas in Brooklyn
Ninjas in Brooklyn

Think of me as your trusted local friend in New York City who has lived here forever, raised a family here and worked her in many different positions.Of course, I can take you to all the famous sights, department stores and boutiques, galleries and museums all over town. Of course I enjoy going out about town and discovering new restaurants and keeping up with trendy bars and, of course, I can recommend many places.

BUT, if you are interested, I will also tell you about what it is like to actually live in this city. Where do the families with young children go, how does the public school system work, what are the rents in different neighborhoods, what are the up-and coming trendy areas, what is the difference between a coop and a condo , where are the artist moving now that they have been priced out of SOHO, how good and safe is public transport really etc. So many different issues to talk about.

Whether you have one day, four days or a week or more I  will put together a personalized program for you . If you are coming to New York on business, for a convention or a meeting and want to have a personal tour when YOUR schedule permits, contact me. I try to be flexible and available when other regular tour operators are not. If you want to go shopping and check out some of the new stores in SOHO, TRIBECA OR NOLITA we will gladly put together a fitting itinerary

City Hall Park Fountain

If you are interested in modern art, we would like to know!
We will put together a walk through some of the buildings that house avant-garde art and photography galleries in Chelsea. We will visit MOMA in midtown and the newly opened Museum of Contemporary Art on the Bowery. We can also take a ride up the Hudson River and visit the ultra modern DIA ART FOUNDATION located in Beacon, New York in a 300,000-square-foot historic printing factory.

If you enjoy bargain hunting in antique stores and flea markets, we would like to know. Let us take you to the best sales in Manhattan where you can buy your ultimate vintage New York souvenir to take home.

If your interests run more towards “food”,  we would like to know.
We will take you to the best gourmet stores, cheese boutiques, outdoor farmer’s markets, high-end chocolate manufacturers and pastry shops all over the city. Ask me for my favorite Hot Chocolate place in the Flatiron district and I might let you in on my secret. If at all possible I am happy to incorporate special requests into my tours.




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