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    New York’s Best Walking Tour

    Greenwich Village’s Original Pub Crawl! Begun in April of 1998, we’ve been going strong and bringing a passion for our subject matter. Tours last approx. 3 hrs and are every Saturday at 1pm, beginning at the White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson Street and 11th Street. Tickets are $20, $15  for students/seniors. For info call (212) 613-5796      .

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    Tours in other neighborhoods as well!

    Check our Reservations Page, and the posts below to find out about tours in other neighborhoods, about tours honoring momentous literary moments, and explore the city through the eyes of the author, led by passionate literary geeks and history buffs (with a taste for quality beer and spirits)!

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    Come with a Group or on your own!

    Over 15 years & still crawling. The Oldest Continuously Operating Walking tour in the Village! Tours are every Saturday at 1pm, beginning at the White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson Street and 11th Street. Tickets are $20, $15  for students/seniors. For info call (212) 613-5796

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    Many Copies but none with our Passion

      We are passionate about our material, and the writers! Hear the stories, poems,  prose, & learn why Greenwich Village may be the most fascinating neighborhood! Tours are every Saturday at 1pm, beginning at the White Horse Tavern, 567 Hudson Street and 11th Street. Tickets are $20, $15  for students/seniors. For info call (212) 613-5796


For this coming Halloween lands on a Saturday, and the Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl will be channeling the spirits of the writers who still haunt the bars and the village on the first ever: SPOOKY LITERARY PUB CRAWL OF DEATH! FEATURING: Writers who are dead! (spooky) Writers whose spirits still linger… (spookier) Writers who […]

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Literary Community

As we have continued to promote our upcoming Poetry Pub Crawl we couldn’t help but reflect upon how tight knit the literary community is becoming. Much of this is due to the work of a few passionate people -lovers of literature and history- that want to help encourage reading, writing, literacy, and the great literary tradition […]

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In honor of poetry month, we are dedicating our April 26th tour to all the poets of the Village. Our three hour tour will be rife with recitations of some of the greatest and most influential poets that have come out Village, all while relaxing over a drink at their favorite watering holes. See where […]

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10 Books from the tour you haven’t read but should

Going on 16 years of leading literary tours in Greenwich Village, and we’ve become quite a well read group of guides. (And since it’s also a pub crawl, we may have gained a refined taste for the spirits and a high tolerance to boot!) More often than not our patrons recognize only a handful of […]

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Brooklyn Literary Walking Tour

On the second Sunday of every month, we will hold our Brooklyn Literary Walking tour. Going through areas of beautiful Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill, we will show you the sites that were the center of “Little Bohemia,” regale you with legends of the literary luminaries of the neighborhood, and perform selections written or inspired […]

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The Oldest Pub Crawl in the Village!

Back in April 1998, we were some of the only people walking the streets of Greenwich Village, taking patrons to some of the oldest and greatest literary pubs that were still around. This was before the Olsen twins, before Liv Tyler and Sarah Jessica Parker. “Friends” may had started showing clips of village buildings, and […]

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Come on our tour

Local actors will take you on a fascinating walking tour of several Greenwich Village bars that are rich with literary history. Inside each bar, you’ll relax and have time for a drink as your tour guides weave fantastic tales of the history of the establishment and of some of the greatest authors who have hung […]

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The Guides

There’s something special about the guides that work for the crawl, and it’s hard to explain what it is. Many of them are actors, familiar with the stage. That’s not necessarily unique to walking tours or to tour guides. Actors have a wonderfully unique energy: outgoing, passionate, love to talk (to a fault perhaps), love […]

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Bars and Writers

Drinking and writing have gone hand in hand since the invention of ink and the creation of drink. And no one did it better than the writers of Greenwich Village. The bohemian culture in the village, from the late 1800’s til the early 1940’s – combined with the many social, economic and political upheavals developing […]

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Every Saturday

The crawl is every Saturday at 1pm, starting at the White Horse Tavern.


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