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You Know You’re From Brooklyn When…

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You know that the pastries at Villabate Alba, in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, are the best you’ll get outside of Italy.

villabate alba pastries

You’ve hung out on a stoop, not a porch.

Brooklyn stoop

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You know what real bagels are.

bagels brooklyn

You can fall asleep on the subway and never miss your stop.

brooklyn subway

You know how to make an egg cream and that it must be made with Fox’s U-Bet syrup.

You remember how proud you were to see Saturday Night Fever.

saturday night fever a slice of brooklyn

You lost a lot of these playing stoop ball.

stoop ball brooklyn

You’ve been to an Italian Feast

italian feast brooklyn

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You didn’t know you had an accent until you left.

brooklyn accent

It’s always fun to take a trip down memory lane, isn’t it? That’s just one of the reasons our tours are so fun!

Haven’t been on a tour yet? What are you waiting for?

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  1. Sheila Zimmerman August 4, 2019 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    I am definitely from Brooklyn but there were lots of neighborhoods and history I didn’t know.
    thanks to Tony I know a lot more now and love his tours

    • Allison James September 7, 2019 at 2:55 pm - Reply

      It’s really cool how Tony can teach even Brooklynites so much about Brooklyn! I know he appreciates your kind words!

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