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Posted: Nov 15, 2016 | 4:35 PM
by Jared Goldstein

An email from a guest about our World Trade Center tour

"Dear Jared,

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with you 2 1/2 weeks ago ...  Thank you!

Kind regards, R------"



November 15th 2016.

We saw the World Trade Center and its 9/11 Memorial.  We covered the history from the Rockefeller's vision through the newest dramatic buildings.  We also experienced St Paul's Chapel, the Survivor Church.  We covered 250 years of history.
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Posted: Oct 30, 2016 | 8:04 PM
by Jared Goldstein

From a Tour Operator 

"Jared (NYC) – you did an incredible job in spite of the rain and traffic!  We would have never seen the 9/11 Memorial so thoroughly on our own."
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Posted: Oct 11, 2016 | 10:43 AM
by Jared Goldstein

Message from Adult Educational Tour company

"We love having you on our programs! Thank you for all the good work you do for us!"

What an honor, from a premier adult educational tour provider for their NYC walking tours for their cruise groups.

I developed a tour for them of the World Trade Center and its National 9/11 Memorial, and area architecture, including the Oculus, St Paul's Chapel, the Woolworth Building, New York City Hall, the Brooklyn Bridge, and St Peter's Church.  We see NYC architecture ranging from 250 years ago to the present.

We run this tour a few times a year for the past few years.


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Posted: Oct 5, 2016 | 9:58 PM
by Jared Goldstein

An email from a happy guest

"thank you for a great experience that even a return visitor could enjoy.  J----"

A Driver that I referred and I met her and her friends and relatives at the cruise terminal.  We toured for four hours before their connecting flight.

We saw the World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial,
Rockefeller Center,
Central Park,
Wall Street,
Grand Central,
Museum Mile,
fabulous Fifth Avenue,
Times Square, and
a view of the Empire State Building. 


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Posted: Oct 4, 2016 | 8:15 PM
by Jared Goldstein

Text from a GL Group Leader 

I love autumn's adult Cruise ships NYC tours.

I have a great relationship with their GLs Group Leaders.  This text was about my bi-annual tour of the World Trade Center, it's National 9/11 Memorial, and local architecture, including the Fulton Transit Center, St Paul's Chapel, the Oculus, and the Brooklyn Bridge.  NYC Architecture from 1766 to 2016.

Without further ado:

"Thank you for an excellent tour. You received many compliments. Hope to work with you again." 
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Posted: Oct 4, 2016 | 7:56 PM
by Jared Goldstein

Email raving about a family's Lower Manhattan Tour.

Dear Jared,
I just want to thank you so much for a wonderful day.  Everyone in our group had a really great time & we saw things we never knew existed and things we had always wanted to see.  Really appreciate all your knowledge AND your humor!  Thanks again & hope we can book you as our guide again.

_, _, _, _ & the kids

We saw views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Fraunces Tavern, Stone Street, Bowling Green, the Charging Bull, the site where George Washington's Presidential mansion was, Hamilton's tomb, (this was an unofficial Hamilton's NYC Tour), Trinity Church, Wall Street, Federal Hall, the NY Stock Exchange, the World Trade Center, and the 9/11 Memorial.
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Posted: Sep 30, 2016 | 9:18 PM
by Jared Goldstein

message from a beloved NYC Tour Operator client

Subject:  Tours you did

Message:  Good afternoon Jared, I hope this email finds you well.

I just want to let you know that we got some really great feedback about you for a tour you did for the? _______ family on ____ __ & __  :) 

The exact words she used were “absolutely amazing,” and that’s saying a lot, because she is also a travel agent!

Keep doin’ what you’re doin’
and have a fantastic weekend!

Best regards,

_______  ________
Tour Operator Operations

sent Sept 30th 2016

We went to the Meatpacking District, the Highline, and Chelsea Market on one day.  On another day we experienced The Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Chinatown, Rockefeller Center, Little Italy, the 9/11 Memorial, Washington Square Arch, the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square,  and the South Street Seaport.  We customized our NYC tour with a focus on art, architecture, walking, subways, and using a driver.

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Posted: Sep 22, 2016 | 1:35 PM
by Jared Goldstein

Review for a Lower Manhattan tour I did for a Tour Operator

Sometimes I lead walking tours for commercial walking tour companies.  Here is a five out of five star review I inspired for them over at TripAdvisor.

“Jared is an excellent tour guide!”

We have done a half dozen or more walking tours in NYC - enjoyed them all to some degree - and the Wall Street Walk with Jared was one of the best. Unlike all the others we've experienced, this company provided personal receivers so that everyone could hear the guide while he was walking, which gave him much more opportunity to point out interesting places and facts. Jared was well worth listening to - highly recommended!
Visited August 2016

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Posted: Sep 20, 2016 | 9:11 PM
by Jared Goldstein

2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Thank you to my guests for your five-star reviews, and thank you, Trip Advisor for honoring me with your 2016 Certificate of Excellence.


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Posted: Sep 20, 2016 | 9:01 PM
by Jared Goldstein

Christmas in Summer!  Time for a Santa Claus tour is coming soon.

It is still Summer for another day or so, but at Kmart on Astor Place in the East Village, it is Christmas season already as of September 20th 2016.

Which means that Santa Claus' New York City History Tour season is coming.  Santa Claus' birthday, St Nicholas Day, is December 6th.  NYC is the birthplace of Santa Claus and most of his legends, so this is a great place for a private customized Santa NYC History tour, by foot and subway, or with a driver.


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