Italian Heritage Month Your Favorite Italian Celebrities from Brooklyn

heritage month

October is Italian Heritage Month and if there’s one thing we know in Brooklyn, it’s our Italian heritage. Heck, NYC has the largest Italian population in the country. In Brooklyn, you’ll find Italian neighborhoods everywhere like Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst (which is known as Brooklyn’s “Little Italy”). And you can see the influence from places […]

Back to School with Famous Alumni of Lafayette High

Famous Alumni

Before Rhea Perlman made us laugh on Cheers or Sandy Koufax became one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, they attended Lafayette High School in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn. The school is shown during the chase scene of the Academy Award-winning movie The French Connection (you’ll see the location on our Pizza Tour). Before closing down in […]

What Makes Our Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights so Special

Dyker Christmas Lights

Why would you trust a tour company from Manhattan to show you around Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights Christmas lights?! Not only did we originate the Christmas Lights Tour of Dyker Heights back in 2006, but all our guides are Brooklyn locals who grew up in the area and know the history and the homeowners personally. And […]

Where to Watch the Macys 4th of July Fireworks in NYC

July Fireworks

It wouldn’t be the 4th of July without fireworks, and no one does fireworks like Macy’s and New York City! This year the 43rd Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show takes place over the Brooklyn Bridge!  Macy’s says it’ll be the biggest ever, with three times more pyrotechnics across the entire bridge and four barges along Pier 17 in the […]

Everything You Need to Know about the 2019 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks

macys fireworks

Are you ready to celebrate Independence Day with the 43rd annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show at the Brooklyn Bridge? The Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show has been lighting up the NYC skyline since 1958! This year the show returns to the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time since 2014, illuminating the sky […]

Famous People Who Love Nathan’s Hot Dogs

Nathan's Hot Dogs

In 1916, Polish immigrants Nathan and Ida Handwerker opened a hot dog stand in Coney Island with $300 and Ida’s secret spice recipe. That hot dog, and Nathan’s, became the most famous hot dog in the world with restaurants across the globe, products in every supermarket in America and millions of fans. Have you been […]

13 Desserts to Eat in Brooklyn Before You Die

Junior's Diner

When you think of Brooklyn you probably think of the Brooklyn Bridge, the people, and of course, the pizza. But there’s so much more to Brooklyn. There’s the desserts. From old time classics, modern twists on your favorites and culturally diverse sweets, there’s something for everyone. Here are 13 essential desserts everyone must try when […]

This Brooklyn Chocolate Tour Will Make Your Day

chocolate tour

Calling all chocoholics! Haven’t been on our Chocolate Tour yet? Well what are you waiting for? On Chocolate Tour is the borough’s ONLY bus tour in NYC highlighting four of the best chocolate makers currently in Brooklyn: Jacques Torres Chocolates in DUMBO, The Chocolate Room in Cobble Hill, Raaka Chocolates in Red Hook, and Li-Lac Chocolates in […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Spumoni


Have you heard of spumoni? If you’re Italian or grew up in an Italian neighborhood, then you probably have. And if you’ve been on our Pizza Tour then you definitely have as well. But not everyone knows about one of the most delicious desserts around, so here you go! So what is spumoni? Spumoni is a traditional […]

Beautiful Photos of Brooklyn at Night

Brooklyn at night

If you think Brooklyn is gorgeous during the day, just wait until you see it as the sun goes down! Here are a few photos that will tempt you to come visit soon, day or night. ​The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge as the sun goes down ​Incredible view of the Statue of Liberty from Valentino Pier, […]