New York Guides


  • AIA Guide to New York City (Fifth Edition)

    By Norval White

    Our Price: $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: $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.
  • Adirondack Waterfall Guide: New York's Cool Cascades

    By Russell Dunn

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781883789374
    • Publisher: Black Dome Press Corp.
    • Published: September 2003
  • Alain Ducasse's New York: 100 Gourmet Addresses

    By Alain Ducasse

    Our Price: $11.25 - $22.50
    • 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.
  • All New York: The Source Guide

    By Patricia Twohill Lown

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393045413
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    • Published: 1997
    Lists more than 5,000 shops, galleries and artisans - their addresses, telephone and fax numbers, hours, specialties and proprietors. Over 250 categories, 447p.
  • Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks, Uptown to Downtown

    By Thomas Kiedrowski

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781892145932
    • Publisher: Little Bookroom
    • Published: July 2011
    The eighty sites in this singularly unique guide bring to life the electrifying world he created and include his Factories and residences, as well as clubs, museums, boutiques, restaurants, and dozens of glamorous and gritty places in between. New Yorkers will savor glimpses of the city’s icons – vanished (Schrafft’s) current (Serendipity 3), and never realized (the Andy-Mat); art lovers will appreciate the listing of Warhol’s many gallery shows; anyone interested in fashion and celebrity will be intrigued by the details of his stylish world. Eighty sites & locations are featured with accompanying text. Includes brief biographies of personalities in the book describe the cast of glittering characters that enter and leave the stage as Warhol’s mesmerizing story keeps rolling on. Appendices, Notes, Index. Black-and-white illustrations & photographs throughout. 140p.
  • Architecture Walks: The Best Outings Near New York City

    By Lucy D. Rosenfeld

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813547343
    • Publisher: Rivergate
    • Published: March 2010
    From reflections of three hundred years of history to expressions of the most modern design, Architecture Walks guides readers on a tour of nearly one hundred inspiring, informative, and aesthetically intriguing architectural treasures in and around New York and the surrounding area, including Connecticut, New Jersey, the eastern edge of Pennsylvania, and Delaware. This book also incorporates descriptions of architectural styles, suggestions for special adventures, lists of jaunts arranged by architect or designer, architectural style, and particular types of sites, and forty photos.
  • Artwalks in New York, Third Edition

    By Marina Harrison

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780814736616
    • Publisher: New York University Press
    • Published: 2004
    Thoroughly revised and updated, a new edition of the popular handbook features thirty-three tours of public art, from the Cloisters and Harlem, to Central Park and the midtown museums, to the southern tip at Battery Park City, as well as the outer boroughs, including such sites as Snug Harbor, the Socrates Sculpture Park, Noguchi Museum, Wave Hill, and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. Simultaneous.
  • Artwalks in New York: Delightful Discoveries of Public Art and Gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island

    By Marina Harrison

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780935576474
    • Publisher: Michael Kesend Publishing
    • Published: November 1994
  • Backroads & Byways of Upstate New York (First Edition) (Backroads & Byways)

    By Christine A. Smyczynski

    Our Price: $19.75
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781581574401
    • Publisher: Countryman Press
    • Published: September 2017
  • Be the Coolest Parent on Your Block : Your Guide to Long Island and the Internet for Families Including New York City and Weekend Getaways

    By Patricia M. Sheehan

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781419647314
    • Publisher: BOOKSURGE
    • Published: September 2006
    Be the Coolest Parent on Your Block: Your Guide to Long Island and the Internet for Families, Including New York City and Weekend Getaways is not only a must-have guide, it’s a source of inspiration that will help you to celebrate your family every day of the year. As reviewed by New York Times best-selling author Ellen Tanner MarshThis guide is your single resource to explore, celebrate and appreciate life on Long Island.Be the Coolest Parent on Your Block will help you fill your email box with information you can actually use, like pre-sale codes, advance purchase information and discounts. Be the first to know about upcoming family-friendly events in your area. An easy-to-use resource book, Be the Coolest Parent on Your Block provides Internet listings of activities for Long Island, New York City, and the surrounding areas. Explore over 500 family-oriented venues, annual events and website references.
  • Beachy Weekend Getaways from New York: Short Breaks in the Hamptons, Long Island, and the Jersey Shore (1st Edition)

    By Teddy Minford

    Our Price: $11.50 - $20.65
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781682683729
    • Publisher: Countryman Press
    • Published: June 2019
  • Beer Lover's New York: The Empire State's Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series)

    By Sarah Annese

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780762791996
    • Publisher: Globe Pequot
    • Published: February 2014
    The Beer Lover's series features regional breweries, brewpubs and beer bars for those looking to seek out and celebrate the best brews--from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts--their cities have to offer. With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don't have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. These comprehensive guides cover the entire beer experience for the proud, local enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, including information on: - brewery and beer profiles with tasting notes- brewpubs and beer bars- events and festivals- food and brew-your-own beer recipes- city trip itineraries with bar crawl maps- regional food and beer pairings
  • The Best Things to Do In New York: 1001 Ideas

    By Caitlin Leffel

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780789313980
    • Publisher: Universe Publishing
    • Published: October 2006
    The most original, entertaining, and extensive guide to New York City. From subterranean wonders to vertiginous views, classic haunts to little known streets - this is required reading fortourists and locals alike. Organized by theme - The Classics, Views & Sights, On the Street and Underground, Arts and Culture, Gargains & Splurges, The Great Outdoors, Eating and Drinking, Enrichment & Renewal, 24-Hour Fun,Only in New York. From $10 manicures to $700 dinners, it's here. Index. 399p.
  • The Best Things to Do in New York: 1001 Ideas (Second Edition)

    By Caitlin Leffel

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780789320261
    • Publisher: Universe Publishing
    • Published: April 2010
    Organized by theme – The Classics, Views & Sights, On the Street & Underground, Arts & Culture, Bargains & Splurges, The Great Outdoors, Eating & Drinking, Enrichment & Renewal, 24-hour Fun, Only in New York – The Best Things to Do in New York, now completely revised and updated, crosses genres and boroughs to explore every aspect of this diverse and exciting city, from $10 manicures to $400 dinners, subterranean wonders to view at staggering heights, historic landmarks to classic haunts, parks and gardens to unique only-in New York experiences. Includes the Best: rooftop bars; boutiques and department stores; superstar chefs; promenades and esplanades; interesting houses and beautiful blocks; movie locations; poetry slams and literary readings; 24-hour destinations; cinema al fresco; all-night diners; cheap thrills and more! Websites, General Index, Index by Neighborhood. 400p.