Introducing GANYC guide: Aaron Tabackman!
Company: Urban Village Tours
How long have you been a tour guide?
What drove you to become a tour guide?
Failed acting/comedy career. Love of history and love of New York City, of course.
What types of tours do you offer?
Walking tours and pub crawls.
What is the most gratifying part of your work?
Helping people. Love meeting travelers and people from all walks of life.
What time of year would you consider your busy season?
Hard to answer because I have yet to be “busy”.
What upcoming or annual events, promotions or sales would you like to promote?
Would love to host any GANYC member on my pub crawl.
Prohibtion Pub Crawl:
Part I: What Led to Prohibition
Join us as we drink 1920's style on this entertaining and interactive pub crawl. You will visit several hidden bars some of which served as speakeasies during Prohibition in New York City. Learn about the important events which led to the eventual passing of the 18th Amendment. Hear a fascinating story of one gangster's amazing determination and fearlessness. Learn about the history of the taverns and saloons of New York City. Learn of the rise of the Temperance movement in American life. Hear the stories of the beer barons, the big time criminals and the entertainers who became immeasurably wealthy due to dry laws. And, of course, enjoy some great craft cocktails along the way.
6 PM to 9 PM, Daily.
What special deals, sales, events or promotions are you offering to GANYC Members and our industry partners?
25 percent off any tour. Use the code REPEAT25 when booking on urbanvillagetours.com
How long have you been a member of GANYC?
How did you hear or learn about GANYC?
GANYC Member Stan O’Connor.
How has GANYC helped you and your business?
In so many ways. Education through seminars especially on issues like documentation, networking with other GANYC guides who have literally inspired and informed me how to run my business and be professional.
What's your advice or Tour Guide tip you love to share to people visiting New York?
Go beyond Times Square and make your trip stress-free. Hire a guide.
(For more info or to book a tour with Aaron, check out his GANYC profile by clicking here.)