Synopses & Reviews
With details on everything from the Empire State Building to Max Fish, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs.
The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street-savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business travelers, and yes, tourists too. Each map is marked with user-friendly icons identifying NFTand#8217;s favorite picks around town, from essentials to entertainment, and includes an invaluable neighborhood description written by locals, highlighting the most important features of each area.
The book includes everything from restaurants, bars, shopping, and theater to information on hotels, airports, banks, transportation, and landmarks. Need to find the best pizza places around? NFT has you covered. How about a list of the top vintage clothing stores in the city? Weand#8217;ve got that, too. The nearest movie theater, hardware store, or coffee shopand#151;whatever you need, NFT puts it at your fingertips. This pocket-sized book also features:
and#149; A foldout map for subways and buses
and#149; Over 130 city and neighborhood maps
and#149; Details on parks and places
and#149; Listings for arts and entertainment hotspots
It is the indispensable guide to the city. Period.
"For people who don't want to be seen carrying a guidebook." and#151;The New York Times
"Take an A to Z, mix it with a Lonely Planet and throw in all the things a guidebook should never say, and voiland#224;." and#151;The Observer
"A series of guides designed to make you feel like a local." and#151;CNN
"Quality guides written by travel experts" and#151;Travel Channel
and#147;Survival handbooks for nativesand#151;but they can be lifesavers for visitors as well.and#8221; and#151;The Boston Globe
and#147;Itand#8217;s not quite Lonely Planet, and itand#8217;s not quite the Yellow Pages, but NFT may be their bastard child.and#8221; and#151;Toronto Star
and#147;This one guidebook you wonand#8217;t find in the fanny pack next to the wet wipes.and#8221; and#151;Entertainment
"At NFTand#8217;s core is that most important of things...good taste.and#8221; and#151;The Guardian
About the Author
Not For Tourists
(NFT) released their first book, a guide to Manhattan, in May of 2000. Today, NFT produces eleven books each year, working closely with city and neighborhood editors in Atlanta, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC. Their offices are in New York City.