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A Tour Grows in Brooklyn - CLOSED

1212 64th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219-5313
+1 718-624-1649
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South Brooklyn Walking Tour

My parents were in town, and Rick showed them the area better than I ever could. I learned new... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2011
LisaK0926
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Brooklyn, New York
Blows Us Out At The Last Minute

Just ready to leave hotel and get a call, "Sorry tour is off"..."How about tomorrow?". We were... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2011
andrebogaert
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London, United Kingdom
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7 Nov 2013
“NO LONGER IN BUSINESS”
14 Jun 2012
“Forget about other tours of Brooklyn...THIS IS IT!!”
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1212 64th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219-5313
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Reviewed 7 June 2011

My parents were in town, and Rick showed them the area better than I ever could. I learned new things too! His knowledge of the area is impressive, even when you ask him a question about something that is not part of the tour. Highly...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2011

Just ready to leave hotel and get a call, "Sorry tour is off"..."How about tomorrow?". We were tourist on a schedule so the following day would not work. I know things happen but I would have expected an organisation to be more reliable and have...More

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bigrk826, Owner at A Tour Grows in Brooklyn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2011

At the last minute I had a family emergency and was unable to do the tour. I have been doing the tour for 4 yrs now and have had a 100% positive rating until this review. Also on my website I have over 300 reviews...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2011

This tour was recommended to us by a friend. I visited Brooklyn on a girls outing this week and took the tour with Rick from A Tour Grows in Brooklyn. Not sure he knows how talented he is with his "Gift-of-Gab" but made the walking...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2010

I want to echo what others have said. This is a superb introduction to Brooklyn. Rick is smart, funny, and shares his great stories. I also want to add that he is supremely accommodating. We had booked this several months ago, and had to cancel....More

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Reviewed 16 November 2010

I wanted to explore Brooklyn for a long time, but each trip to NYC kept me in Manhattan. Wow, am I glad I finally did, and with a guided tour. Rick (our tour guide) was awesome. He absolutely loves, and is loved, in his neighborhood....More

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Reviewed 14 November 2010

A friend and I decided to explore Brooklyn and found this tour online. It was very entertaining and informative, and a great introduction to Brooklyn. Rick was incredibly knowledgable and took the time to answer our many questions. As much as he knew about the...More

Thank jessabelle2x
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Reviewed 31 October 2010

We really enjoyed our tour with Rick. He is friendly and knowledgeable, and great fun to walk around Brooklyn with. We liked the way he mixed popular culture, personal experiences of growing up in Brooklyn, and historical fact. He has a great memory and a...More

Thank Bromelia
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Reviewed 20 October 2010

A Tour Grows in Brooklyn is a wonderful way to learn about the area, get some exercise and see what the real Brooklyn is all about. Thank you, Rick, for being a great guide, kind person and making me feel right at home in your...More

Thank Suesuesayshi
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Reviewed 2 October 2010

This tour is exactly what you want from a tour of Brooklyn. Rick is the perfect guide. He is a Brooklynite through and through, and not only has a passion for his city, but also history in general. He is a wealth of information, and...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2010

I've taken this tour twice now. Having just moved here, I thought it would give me a few good stories about the neighborhood. Instead I got a fascinating three hour tour that covers much of Brooklyn history, architecture, and general points of interest, with a...More

Thank Jeremy_S81
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