The tour actually started out as a challenge to see if we could create one of our tours (focusing on local, hidden gems) right in one of the busiest neighborhoods in the world; Midtown.
To be perfectly honest, we didn't think it could be done. But then we started our research, seeking out potential little guys holding out amongst the big corporate brands that have taken over the area. We discovered a hidden restaurant up two flights of stairs in the Diamond District and a sandwich shop right around the corner from Bryant Park that brings in local, organic, free-range beef to braise in inventive gourmet sandwiches. Then there was the tiny coffee shop hidden inside an office building, and the underground tunnels that will help you avoid the busy avenues...
In short, we've found some pretty amazing stuff and we can't wait to share it with the public. The tour will cover all of the main sites of Midtown that every first-time-visitors has to see but we'll be doing it our way, supporting local businesses and keeping the groups small so we can show you how to hack Midtown.
Stay tuned for more info on the tour and sign up here.