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Highlight the cultural and ethnic diversity of New York by introducing visitors to neighborhoods in all five boroughs, including those that visitors might not see on their own. Some of the things Greeters can show include street fairs, flea markets, parks, historical landmarks, and the little shops and restaurants which give a neighborhood its color and flavor.

Show visitors what life is really like in New York by accompanying the visitors through their own or other familiar neighborhoods. Visit appointments last about four hours and are meant to be neighborhood walking experiences.

Orient visitors by answering questions, introducing them to public transportation, and helping them feel more comfortable, welcome, and informed in the world’s most exciting city.

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