Synopses & Reviews
Popular and portable, The New York Mapguide
--now in its second edition--contains everything visitors need to know to enjoy themselves in, get the best out of, and find their way around New York City. Its colorful, informative maps are easy to read and convenient to handle--no unfolding necessary. As terrific as the easily readable maps are, however, there is much more here. Packed into these 64 pages is a surprising amount of information about the many different sights and activities to see and do in and around the Big Apple.
* A complete map of the Manhattan subway system
* A calendar of events, including major activities, dates and locations of parades and marches, park events, and music festivals
* Information on museums--including a full page devoted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Fascinating facts about places of interest, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Times Square
* Sections devoted to shopping, services, and entertainment
* Newly-added information about the Bronx and Brooklyn
* Three walking tours--the Financial District, the Lower East Side, and Greenwich Village
Popular and portable, "The New York Map guide" contains everything visitors need to know about New York City. Its colorful, informative maps are easy to read and convenient to handle with information on Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx including museums, art galleries, theaters, cinemas, jazz clubs, cabarets, discos, subway maps, bus routes shops, hotels, markets, restaurants, cafes and bars. Includes a legend in six languages.
A complete, pocket-sized, small-scale map of Manhattan and its outlying areas, which includes: bus and subway routes; museum and gallery plans; selected shops, clubs, restaurants and general places of interest; and drawings of the main buildings to give an impression of their shape.
About the Author
Michael Middleditch was chief cartographer at Geographia for many years. He created the Mapguides especially for Penguin, and there are three highly successful titles in the series: New York, Paris, and London. He died on Christmas Day 2012, shortly after completing this eighth edition of his famous London Mapguide.