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Our Mentions

The New York Times

“–the tour is one that is at once devastating and amazingly empowering.”

CBS New York

“I think it’s important to not that the vast majority of people on the Underground Railroad helping out the abolitionists were African Americans…”

BBC News

“The Hidden links between slavery and wall street.”

BBC Travel

“An inside look at one of the last Underground Railroad stations left in New York City.”

MSNBC News (Positively Black Show)

“Inside Out Tours offers off-the-beaten path cultural tours of NYC. Children learn history that they are not taught in schools.”

Travel Channel

“She [the Inside Out tour guide] knows her stuff!”

Downtown Star

“Th[is] innovative tour company will run various off-the-beaten-path food and culture tours around the borough.”

Amsterdam News

“A highly recommended experience.”

Group Tour Magazine

“Inside Out Tours allows groups a chance to taste local food, hear music and see artisans at work…[to] see Brooklyn like a local.”

New York Post

“Inside Out Tours gives visitors an intimate look at the artistic, social and cultural diversity of the borough.” Full article 

ABC News

“Inside Out Tours specializes in off-the-beaten cultural exploration…hidden history in plain sight.”

6 Certificate of Excellence Awards


“Stacey Toussaint of Inside Out Tours says she plans to expand the number of tours her company conducts of Brooklyn cultural hot spots.”

Strickly Chics Blog

“Inside Out Tours allows visitors and local residents to find the ultimate cultural experience ‘off the beaten path.’ Two native Brooklynites, Sheila Collins and Stacey Toussaint, created the company in order to share their knowledge about the borough they adore. They handcrafted the tours to showcase the best the borough has to offer.”

Brokelyn Blog

“Why sit in traffic on the top deck of a big red tour bus through Times Square when you can take an Afro-Caribbean tour through Bed-Stuy, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill? The walking and bus tours highlight some of the borough”s more off-the-beaten-path historical spots and cultural themes.” Full article 

AM New York

“Stacey Toussaint and Sheila Collins have turned neighborhoods such as Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights into tourist destinations. You can visit Brooklyn, or you can experience it.”


“You can visit Brooklyn, or you can experience it. That’s the premise of Inside Out Tours, a company specializing in treks to the borough’s often overlooked neighborhoods.” Full article 

The Bowery Boys

Stacey Toussaint discusses The Bronx Renaissance Tour on the 214th podcast.