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Why New York, Ryan Brix?

Did you enjoy getting to know Jeremy Wilcox, Jared Goldstein, Ben Wagenberg and Sara Lyons? Next up is a friend of mine who I find absolutely brilliant: Ryan Brix. His encyclopedic knowledge mixed with sense of humor means he’s NOT a ‘dry and boring’ tour guide. He volunteers and spends most of the winter abroad exploring and building friendships all over the world. He speaks English and Spanish fluently and he is one of my go-to-guides when hiring qualified, fun tour guides for my own tours. Want to know how he answered the questions  in this series of asking professional, licensed tour guides  the question: Why New York? – go ahead: Please read below.   #WhyNewYork Q: Name, year born A: Ryan Brix, 1980 Q: Where were you born? A: Nebraska Q: If not NYC born, when did you move to NYC permanently? Why…

Why New York, Sara Lyons?

Did you enjoy getting to know Jeremy Wilcox, Jared Goldstein and Ben Wagenberg? Next up is a young woman that I think will go places in this industry! While she hasn’t been a tour guide for that long, she is the real deal New Yorker! Meet Sara Lyons! Check out her stories and see how she responded to the questionnaire I have in this series of asking professional, licensed tour guides  the question: Why New York? Please read below.   #WhyNewYork Q: Name, year born A: Sara Lyons, 1993 Q: Where were you born? A: New York Q: If NYC born, did you ever leave the City for more than a year? A: No! Technically I’m suburban-born, just barely outside of Queens, but I’ve been on the subway map my whole life (top right corner, on that patch of transit-less…

Why New York, Ben Wagenberg?

Did you enjoy getting to know Jeremy Wilcox and Jared Goldstein? I enjoyed reading their answers to my questions. Both awesome guides, Natives New Yorkers. Don’t worry – there’s several non-natives New Yorker guides coming up. Like myself. The next featured guide will be Ben Wagenberg. Ben and I are former collegaues and when I met Ben I immediately liked his calm demeanor. He’s very personable and someone you feel like can be your friend immediately.  Let’s see how he responded to the questionnaire I have in this series of asking professional, licensed tour guides  the question: Why New York? Please read below.   #WhyNewYork Our third tour guide to be featured, is Ben Wagenberg the owner of –Ben’s Bagel Tours!  No, seriously…. Stop right there! BAGEL TOURS?? Yes. Yes, you read correct. If there’s nothing else you do in…

Why New York, Jared Goldstein?

Did you enjoy getting to know Jeremy Wilcox a little bit? I hope you did. The next person and talented tour guide I’ll focus on in this series of asking professional, licensed tour guides  the question: Why New York? will be Jared Goldstein! I have not personally experienced one of his tours, but he is very active in our NYC Tour Guide forum, where licensed tour guides share their knowledge, experiences exchanged, news shared etc. etc. His knowledge about New York is vast and he has a really interesting story. Please read below.   #WhyNewYork Our second tour guide to be featured, is Jared Goldstein the owner of http://JaredtheNYCTourGuide.com – Here’s his answers to my questions under the subject: #WhyNewYork? Q: Name A: Jared Goldstein Q: Where were you born? A: New York, USA Q: If NYC born, did you…

Why New York, Jeremy Wilcox?

A couple of days ago I asked my network of licensed NYC tour guides to answer a couple of questions about their relationship to New York City. The questions are not neccesarily indepth but I am hoping it’ll throw a little light over the personalities behind the title of “NYC Tour Guide”. I am all…

Bonbon – A Swedish Candy Co.

“Do you have salt licorice?” – I asked with hesitance after being welcomed into the not-yet opened candy store on 130 Allen Street in Lower East Side. I had been invited inside by the two gents, Selim and Robert when I passed by and stopped for a second as I saw the words Swedish candy…

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