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M05120 provides walking tours throughout NYC since 2002. M05120 is a member of NYC&Co. Susan is a member of GANYC-the Guide Association of NYC. She is a native New Yorker her goal is to impart her love of NY to you and take you to places that are unique to New York – especially places that you would not believe exist in NY.

Susan has had a lifelong interest in history (Hunter College BA in History) and in people (MSW-Rutgers) and eating, and shopping, and art, and architecture, and a natural curiosity. Through her tours she combines her interests and provides a unique experience for you.
Questions and Answers
My tours are individualized, tailored to your interest and provide a New Yorker's view of the city.

1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?

M5120 has been in business since 2003. I started it shortly after obtaining my NYC sightseeing license.

2. What is your company's mission?

M5120 mission is to provide visitors to NYC with "real NY experiences".

3. What does your company specialize in?

We specialize in tours/experiences throughout NYC. We take folks beyond the usual tourist sites and help them get into the "sights and sounds" that makes NYC the unique place that it is. We offer tasting tours, knitting "crawls" and custom tours to the "Old Neighborhood" and beyond. Also, I offer Food tours in Astoria Queens-one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York, on the Lower East-side - home to many immigrants, a Chocolate Tour through the East Village, Soho and Tribeca and a Knitting Crawl (a pub crawl without beer but with and a Knitting Crawl (a pub crawl without beer but with yarn), Chelsea and the Highline as well as Harlem.

4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?

Susan Mills Birnbaum is the founder of M5120. She is a native New Yorker who has been working with people for many years. Susan has been interested in history throughout her life and holds a BA in History from Hunter and an MSW from Rutgers. In 2010 Susan was honored by the Bronx Tourism Council as an "ambassador" for the Bronx. She has also been a "Big Apple Greeter" and is a docent at Museum of the City of New. Susan is on the Executive Board of GANYC - The Guides Association of New York. M5120 NYC Walkabouts Ave Walkabous has been featured in the NY Times, The NY Daily News, Timeout NY and the Riverdale Press. NYC and Co named the Arthur Ave Walkabout as one of the best walking tours in NYC in 2011.

5. What is your most popular travel package and why?

Our most popular tour at this time is the Arthur Ave Walkabout- Arthur Ave. in a wonderful Italian enclave in the Bronx and we call it the "real" Little Italy in the Bronx. We taste our way through this wonderful neighborhood that is like a walk back in time and recalls the 40s and 50s in the the Bronx.

6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?

Susan has a very contagious love of the Bronx and a large bank to great trivia and wonderful places - makes for a fun event!

Vacation Packages offered by supplier M05120
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Susan Birnbaum Susan Birnbaum 10% off.

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Walking tours are my specialty and motor coach tours are welcome orientation tours to new residents as well as nostalgia tours of your old neighborhood, City Island.

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USD 15 New York

Arthur Avenue Walkabout Arthur Avenue Walkabout

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Come around New York and visit the local bread stores, pastry shops, markets and explore the tastes of Belmont in the Bronx - the "real" Little Italy.

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USD 45 New York

Knitting Crawl Walkabout Knitting Crawl Walkabout

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Visit the most unique knitting shops, bead and trimming shops and galleries throughout Manhattan.

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USD 40 New York

Lower East Side Walkabout Lower East Side Walkabout

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Have a great 2,5 hours tour around New York and explore its Lower East Side that includes sampling the food, checking out the shops and learning the history of this fascinating place.

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USD 35 New York

Astoria, Queens Walkabout Astoria, Queens Walkabout

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Named for one of the richest men in NY’s history Astoria it is a living monument to its immigrant past and present. Today it remains home to pianos, films and TV.

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USD 40 New York

The Immigrant Experience The Immigrant Experience

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Explore the streets of New York's Chinese and Jewish Immigrants. See one of New York City's oldest burial ground, the Settlement House that transformed many immigrants into U.S. citizens.

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USD 25 New York

City Island Walkabout City Island Walkabout

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Enjoy a guided tour around the City Island - a New England fishing village in the Bronx is a neighborhood that time seems to have forgotten

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USD 18 New York
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