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September 21, 2016

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – How NYC’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names

How Neighborhoods of Manhattan Got Their Names For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Here’s where the names of New York’s most famous ‘hoods came from. Hell’s Kitchen: At one time not so long ago, Hell’s Kitchen lived up to the nightmarish implications of its name—and then some—but the… READ MORE next

September 14, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – Central Park

‘The Lungs’ of New York City – a Beloved Sanctuary from Urban Living I know that it may come as a shock to some, but New York City’s Central Park is not an act of God. Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, Sr. and Calvert Vaux, swamps were transformed into serene lakes, sparsely vegetated flats were… READ MORE next

August 31, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – The Brownstone

Synonymous with New York City – Archetypal, High-Stooped Townhouses that Line the Streets of its Many Neighborhoods If you’ve ever been to NYC, you’ve probably seen or heard of a “brownstone”. But what exactly is a brownstone? Brownstones occupy a unique place in the New York City psyche, as one of the city’s most prototypical signposts,… READ MORE next

July 31, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – The High Line

One of the Greatest Public Projects in New York City – An Amazing Feat of Urban Planning & Landscape Design   How can anyone stroll along The High Line and not fall in love with it?! Want to know more about one of New York City’s coolest sightseeing adventures? You’re in luck! An elevated freight… READ MORE next

May 31, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – Abandoned Subway Station

Taking a look at New York City’s most Famous Abandoned Subway Station This perfectly restored, yet abandoned subway platform known as the “Old City Hall Station” may very well be one of our favorite “lost” treasures in all of New York City. Not only is it a window into the past showing just how important… READ MORE next

April 29, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – NYC’s Love Sculpture

A Short History of New York City’s Famous “LOVE” Statue On almost every tour we get asked about the famous NYC outdoor “LOVE” sculpture situated on the corner of 6th Avenue and 55th Street in mid-town. Why is it there? What was the inspiration? Haven’t I seen this statue somewhere else before? Well, you’re in… READ MORE next

February 27, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – The Chrysler Building

The history of One of New York City’s Most Iconic Landmarks, The Chrysler Building 1928 was a year of many significant firsts. 3M launched Scotch tape, George Eastman showed the first color motion picture, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, and New Yorkers were enthralled with Babe Ruth and the Yankees, the first team to sweep two… READ MORE next

January 9, 2015

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – NYC’s Public Library

Checking Out One of Our Favorite New York City Landmark Destinations, The New York Public Library’s Main Branch Having just celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library, more widely known as the Main Branch or simply as “the New York Public Library,” is the flagship… READ MORE next

December 27, 2014

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New York City Tours & Sightseeing | M2M Tours – NYC Water Towers

Form or Function: The History of NYC’s Iconic Water Towers One of the things M2M tour guests usually notice half way through their trip around Manhattan is the very large tanks that sit perched a top many NYC buildings. What are they? What purpose do they serve? To begin with the tanks hold water (some… READ MORE next