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New York City Encounterby Ginger Otis
Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your New York Encounter Be?
...escaping to the top of the Empire State Building for a romantic rendezvous (p22)
...exploring hip boutiques and old-school arcade bars in Brooklyn, the `new' downtown (p218)
...chomping lamb's brain francobolli or pig's foot milanese at Babbo, chef Mario Batali's crown jewel (p116)
...pondering Picasso's Three Musicians or Pollock's One at the stunning new Museum of Modern Art (p11)
...accessorizing with oversized Chanel eyewear, Dior handbags or Burberry suits (p161)
...catching live indie bands at Arlene's Grocery, or starring in Rock-n-Roll Karaoke yourself (p77)
Discover Twice The City In Half The Time
..full-color pull-out map for easy navigation
...our local author recommends the very best restaurants, clubs, theaters, museums and more
...hand-picked highlights, itineraries and web resources help you make the most of a short trip
...New Yorkers share the love: meet a bodega owner, a pedicab driver and a journalism student
Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”
What Will Your New York Encounter Be?
Taking a romantic ride on Central Park's Boathouse Lake
Watching the sun set and city lights flicker from the Empire State Building
Discovering the next Warhol or Basquiat at the Dumbo Arts Center
Going underground after-hours with the beautiful people at Sullivan Room
Marketing through Chelsea - flea, farmers or the famed Chelsea Market itself
Dining on dim sum (and then some) at Chinatown's Tai Pan Bakery
Discover Twice the City in Half the Time
Full-color pull-out map for easy navigation
Our local author recommends the best restaurants, shops, theaters, galleries and more
Hand-picked highlights, itineraries and web resources help you make the most of a short trip
New Yorkers share the love: meet a hansom driver (and his horse), a skin specialist, a contractor and a practicing Wiccan
A local author highlights the hottest districts, restaurants, shops, clubs, and hotels in this pocket-sized, full-color guide to the best of New York City. An updated shopping section reveals unique antiques, cutting edge boutiques, and major department stores. Includes a fold-out map.
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