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  • 100 New Yorkers: A Guide to Illustrious Lives and Locations

    By Julia Holmes

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781892145314
    • Publisher: The Little Bookroom
    • Published: 2004
    A dazzling miscellany of New Yorkers - writers, artists, athletes, actors, politicians, and famed visitors - and the places where their presence continues to resonate. A biographical sketch of each of the one hundred is followed by descriptions of their homes and haunts. Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Diana Vreeland, Diego Rivera, Dawn Powell, Walt Whitman, Tallulah Bankhead, Truman Capote, Weegee, Babe Ruth and Jackson Pollock are only a few of the luminaries that light up these pages. Indexed by neighborhood, era, and profession, this book includes easy-to-use maps and 100 black-and-white photographs. 250p.
  • 111 Places in New York That You Must Not Miss

    By Jo-Anne Elikann

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783954510528
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: July 2015
  • 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss

    By Joe DiStefano

    Our Price: $17.91
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783740800208
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: January 2018
  • 111 Shops in New York That You Must Not Miss: Unique Finds and Local Treasures

    By Susan Lusk

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783954513512
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: November 2014
  • 2015 New York City Restaurants (Zagat Survey New York City Restaurants)

    By Zagat

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781604787948
    • Publisher: ZAGAT
    • Published: November 2014
  • 2016 New York City Restaurants (Zagat Survey New York City Restaurants)

    By Zagat Survey

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781604787955
    • Publisher: ZAGAT
    • Published: October 2015
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  • 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities In New York City

    By Amadou Diallo

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781598637991
    • Publisher: Cengage Learning
    • Published: December 2008
    New York City is one of the most unique and popular travel destinations in the world, bursting with historic landmarks, vibrant street scenes, cultural delights, and world-famous icons. If you plan on documenting your trip through pictures, then this is your guide to making the most of your photography in New York City. You'll learn where to find the most interesting views, when to shoot them, and how to recreate the images you see in these pages. All the research, location scouting, and planning have been done for you so you can spend your time in New York City taking stunning photographs. Equal parts photo essay and how-to, "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City" is meant to complement your traditional city guidebook and show you how to capture the memories of your trip with professional-quality images. Also check out the brand new companion website for our "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities" series! For updates, tips, tutorials and other news on all things travel photography, visit http://blogfiftygreatestphotos.com.
  • 50 Hikes In the Lower Hudson Valley

    By Stella J. Green

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780881505573
    • Publisher: Backcountry Guides
    • Published: June 2002
  • The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York

    By Michiel Vos

    Our Price: $20.70
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789460581779
    • Publisher: Uitgeverij Luster
    • Published: August 2017
  • 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City: Including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island

    By Christopher Brooks

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897327145
    • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
    • Published: June 2013
    With so many superb trails in the New York City area, planning a hike can be a frustrating endeavor, but with this newly revised and updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City finding the right trail is a snap. From secluded woods and sun-struck seashores, to lowland swamps and rock-strewn mountain tops, these hikes showcase Paleolithic rock shelters, ruins from the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, a bat cave, ghostly ruins, and much, much more.Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in the updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: New York City include a meandering ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain in Hope, New Jersey, a deep exploration of Trout Brook Valley near Weston, and a scenic section of the Appalachian Trail that runs by Fitzgerald Falls in New York. Packed with valuable tips and humorous observations, the guide prepares both novices and veterans for the outdoors and includes all the information hikers need to get the most out of the trails, including: · Driving directions and GPS coordinates for all 60 trailheads to take the guesswork out of the trip.
  • 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: New York City including Northern New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, and Western Long Island

    By Christopher Brooks

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897325462
    • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
    • Published: August 2004
    Hikers can always put in a few miles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but before they get outside and enjoy the rugged wilds of state and county parks surrounding New York City, they will want to explore this guide. Using sweat and shoe-leather research and precise, entertaining narrative, authors Christopher and Catherine Brooks have written the premier guide to the best day hikes in the greater New York City metro area. Unbounded by state lines, the trails awaiting hikers in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: New York City include pleasant walks in New Jersey's Allaire State Park in Farmingdale, challenging hikes in Connecticut's Devil's Den Preserve near Weston, and, of course, scenic sections of the Appalachian Trail at Bear Mountain State Park.
  • AIA Guide to New York City (Fifth Edition)

    By Norval White

    Our Price: $20.00 - $35.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780195383867
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: June 2010
    First published in 1968, the AIA Guide to New York City has long been the definitive guide to the city's architecture. This Fifth Edition continues its legacy. Moving through all five boroughs, neighborhood by neighborhood, it offers the most complex overview of significant places, past and present. This edition continues to include places of historical importance - including extensive coverage of the WOrld Trade Center site - while also taking full account of the construction boom of the past 10 years. All the buildings included in the Fourth Edition have been revisited and re-photographed and much of the commentary has been rewritten. Heavily illustrated. 1,056p.
  • AMC's Best Day Hikes Near New York City: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey (Appalachian Mountain Club)

    By Daniel Case

    Our Price: $9.50 - $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781934028384
    • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
    • Published: April 2010
    You don't have to travel far from New York City to find some of the best day hikes in the Northeast. This guidebook from the Appalachian Mountain Club's Best Day Hikes series takes you to 50 of the best excursions in New York, Connecticut, and northern New Jersey. Perfect for beginners, seasoned hikers, families, tourists, and local residents, AMC's Best Day Hikes Near New York City unveils hidden gems of the New York City metro area. Hike the Palisades Interstate Park, explore the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge, discover the Paugusett State Forest, trek the Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt in Long Island, or even ramble through Central Park from end to end – no matter what your ability level, this guide is a must-have resource for an hour or day of adventure.  Many hikes in the guide are accessible by public transportation, making it easy for you to get out on the trail.
  • AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills & Hudson Valley: Four Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails From New York City to Albany

    By Peter W. Kick

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781929173846
    • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
    • Published: June 2006
    Four-season guide to 60 of the best trails from New York City to Albany.
  • Alain Ducasse's New York: 100 Gourmet Addresses

    By Alain Ducasse

    Our Price: $11.25 - $20.25
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780847849208
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: March 2016
    Acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse reveals his personal guide to the best eating, drinking, and hospitality the city has to offer. A perfect introduction to New York’s food world for New Yorkers and tourists alike.There are many guides to New York restaurants, but this is the first one by Alain Ducasse, the critically acclaimed French chef and multiple-time winner of three Michelin stars in two different cities. From Brooklyn’s hippest new restaurants to Manhattan’s best street vendor hot dogs, Ducasse reveals his personal selections of Gotham’s best culinary destinations.This intimate hardcover comes with a foldout map that is perfect for popping into hand luggage or tucking into a coat pocket. This compact guide focuses primarily on Manhattan and Brooklyn, revealing Ducasse’s favorite spots, special finds, and gourmet delights. It captures New York’s globally inspired palette of flavors and aromas that blend together into its own unique food culture producing some of the world’s best and most innovative restaurants. From bistros, gelaterias, and bakeries to old-fashioned “appetizing” delicatessens, greenmarket stands, and five-star restaurants, any culinary location that is special to New York and at the top of its game, is included in Ducasse’s guide.

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