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Minna Scharff

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Born in Brooklyn, a soccer mom in Greenwich Village (no minivan, just the "3" and "F" trains) and now a tour guide that explores everything old and new in her native city.  A social worker by profession and licensed New York City tour guide of 12 years. Has experience doing everything from small private tours to large student groups for Smithsonian student travel.  A NYC culture vulture, passionate theater-goer, restaurant troller and avid disscount shopper.  

Tours & Services Offered

Special Tours: 

5 Boroughs in 5 days!

You have seen Manhattan now see the rest!  Experience the diversity of Queens, the solitude of a park in Staten island, graffiti in the Bronx, a fishing village in Brooklyn and secret enclaves in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.  Take home expereiences of a New York your friends have not seen.  

Relocation tours-  Thinking of moving to another location in the city?  Minna will introduce to your potential new neighborhood and help you learn the ins and outs of the place so you'll feel right at home.  

Services Offered: 
Airport/Pier Meet & Greet,
Corporate Meeting Staff,
Tour Consultant,
Tour Escort,
Tour Guide,
Tour Manager
Tours Offered: 
African American History
Central Park
Chinatown/Little Italy
Culinary Tours
Dutch New Amsterdam
East Village
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty
Fashion District
LGBTQ Interest
Grand Central Terminal
Greenwich Village
Hell's Kitchen
Immigrant Experience
Irish Immigrant History
Italian Immigrant History
Jewish History
Lower East Side
Manhattanville/West Harlem
Olde New York
Private Bus Tours
Prospect Park
Revolutionary War
Secret Gardens of NYC
SoHo & NoLita
South Street Seaport
Staten Island
Step-On Guides
Student Tours
Theater District
Times Square
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Walking Tours

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