(Photo: Jose Rago on Unsplash)

New York City tour guide Luke Miller misses taking people on subway rides. A born and bred New Yorker, it was one of his favorite job perks. “It started out when I was a kid, running around the underground. Now, my focus has always been doing it the way New Yorkers do it. Subway and foot.”  

Miller is the founder of Real New York tours, a popular walking tour company focused on immersive, local and adventurous sightseeing. Prior to the pandemic, their most notable tour was a 6.5-hour trek around Manhattan neighborhoods that shuffled attendees into crowded subway cars and marched them through back streets in Little Italy. Since Covid-19 hit, none of this has been possible. The influx of out-of-towners has halted, subways are comparatively vacant…

Read the whole thing here