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#UnCoverLES: Tour the Lower East Side of Manhattan

Our Experts Recaps Uncover LES Tour Flyer

The Lower East Side, also known as LES, has experienced important changes throughout the last decades. So, come explore and tour the Lower East Side with us!

Our Experts Recaps Uncover LES Tour Flyer

We’ve joined forces with two fantastic NYC Instagrammers – @CreateNYC and @HiddenGemofNYC) – to host a meetup and explore the neighborhood and its history.

Why? Because of our constant curiosity “state of being”!

The Lower East Side neighborhood went from being a neighborhood known by the bohemian NYC society, to a place that lovingly sheltered European immigrants. Now, it’s transforming into a destination where people go scouting for great restaurants and bars.

To start, the project was designed to serve the community and market for those who are new or underserved in the neighborhood. Through the meetup, the group will explore interesting, hidden spots of LES. Guests will also meet the people who are making a difference to the community.

Moreover, we will walk around LES in a pre-determined route with 8 different businesses. They range from art galleries, graffiti spots, to coffee shops, restaurants and stores. Also, he business owners and artists of each place will talk about their experiences. In addition, they will also give all the participantes gifts, as well as share their stories and knowledge of the neighborhood.

So, there is a symbolic fee of $25/person.

But note! All proceeds will be donated to two a local charity that are a part of the LES Community – The Bowery Mission and The Tenement Museum.

Come explore and tour the Lower East Side neighborhoods with us! Plus, keep your eyes opened for our future BTSNYC experiences. Also, check out our on going experiences, like the Bushwick Graffiti, Bites & Drinks Photo Tour.

See you there!

If you are interested in organizing privates tour for your friends & family, we have countless ideas that will make it a memorable experience. For corporate groups, contact our experts to learn more about our services.

Date: September 19th
Time: 2pm
Location: Guests that sign up will receive an email with the location.
Price: $25/person *All proceeds will be donated to the local charities.*

FIT DUMBO Tour: Fun 1 day course that will open your mind

Culture & Music FIT Tour DUMBO Park Lawn

If you haven’t been to DUMBO – a.k.a. Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass – or haven’t been going regularly, you are missing out on one of the most important hot spots for art, furnishing, food and culture trends. Try the FIT DUMBO Tour!

Culture & Music FIT Tour DUMBO Manhattan Skyline
Culture & Music FIT Tour DUMBO Park Lawn
Culture & Music FIT Tour DUMBO
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You all have probably noticed by now that we’re all about hidden and unique spots. Plus, we are huge fans of everything related to food and culture. That said, this is surely a tour we recommend!

Dumbo is a small neighborhood located in Brooklyn, right below the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s on the water front and has a fabulous view of Manhattan’s skyline.

In addition, the emerging art and culture scene is very fantastic and attracts a huge number of people through out the year that go to experience unique activities and events.

This is what to expect:

Nestled between two bridges and flanked by the illustrious Brooklyn Navy Yard, this re-emerging Brooklyn neighborhood has become a critical destination for fashion professionals and exudes a culture and atmosphere all its own.

The programs introduces you to boutiques, beauty spots, art galleries, lifestyle brand stores, and sources for great food, all in a architectural setting with fabulous view of the Eastside skyline. This one is named “DUMBO: Brooklyn’s Latest Hipster Haven“.

After a brief introduction at FIT, attendees travel by subway to DUMBO. No same-day registration.”

It costs $45/person. Food and subway cost not included in course fee. Seminar Leader: Trina Morris, publicist, Style Root PR.

While in the neighborhood, you might want to explore a bit!

Be sure to pass by Burr0w to recharge with a coffee and a delicious pastry. If you want to shop for locally source products, go to Foragers! Their selection is literally impressive and it will be hard not want to buy it all.

And lastly, learn with a photography expert how to get the best shots!

For private and custom-made fashion tours, or even corporate experiences focused on trend research and technical visits, contact our experts. We also offer a fantastic Personal Shopper & Styling service for visitor and New Yorkers!

www.fitnyc.edu/dumbo-trend-tracker

 

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