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Ann C McDermott
The Southern View from Top Of The Rock, February 2020

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Born in Brooklyn and having lived and worked in NYC her whole life, Ann knows NYC like the back of her hand. She will customize a tour for you and show you the hidden gems of New York City, whether that's an architectural wonder or a little known great restaurant with good eats to fit your price range. She will not only show you the top tourist attractions but can give you an insiders view of what life has been like here for the last 50 years, the 70's were not as bad as they say they were, in fact it was a great time!

One of her specialities is The Rock N Roll History of NYC and has recently launched a tour entitled "Long Gone But Not Forgotten 1970's Music Venues of the East Village". The tour comes from her own experience working in and around the music business in the late 70's as well as friends who played at many of these venues which launched the careers of Springsteen, Blondie, The Ramones, Talking Heads, The Grateful Dead, The B52's and Janis Joplin just to name a few.

Tours & Services Offered

Special Tours: 

If you have an ancestor who came through Ellis Island, I can try and help you find where they came to live and take you there and describe what life was like back then.

Rock N Roll History, East Village, Union Square, Midtown

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Tour Consultant,
Tour Escort,
Tour Guide
Tours Offered: 
Downtown Manhattan
Bicycle Tours
British Colonial History
Central Park
Chinatown/Little Italy
Dutch New Amsterdam
East Village
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty
Grand Central Terminal
Greenwich Village
Immigrant Experience
Irish Immigrant History
Jewish History
Lower East Side
Olde New York
Prospect Park
SoHo & NoLita
Staten Island
Theater District
Times Square
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Walking Tours

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