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Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping, and ...
Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife in a nutshell in these lightweight, inexpensive guides.
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1. Planning Your Trip to New York City.
1 Visitor Information.
2 When to Go.
Site Seeing: The Big Apple on the Web.
New York City Calendar of Events.
3 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.
4 Getting There.
Money-Saving Package Deals.
Air Travel Security Measures.
A Fast & Easy Airport Connection: Newark's AirTrain.
If You're Flying into Islip Airport on Southwest.
5 For International Visitors.
2. Getting to Know New York City.
Manhattan's Neighborhoods in Brief.
2 Getting Around.
Subway Service Interruption Notes.
For More Bus & Subway Information.
3 Playing It Safe.
Fast Facts: New York City.
3. Where to Stay.
1 The Financial District.
3 The Lower East Side.
5 Greenwich Village.
7 Union Square, the Flatiron District & Gramercy Park.
8 Times Square & Midtown West.
9 Midtown East & Murray Hill
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10 The Upper West Side.
4. Where to Dine.
1 The Financial District.
3 Chinatown & Little Italy.
4 The Lower East Side.
5 SoHo & Nolita.
6 The East Village & Noho.
7 Greenwich Village & the Meat-Packing District.
9 Union Square & the Flatiron District.
10 Times Square & Midtown West.
Theme Restaurant Thrills!
The Midtown Deli News.
11 Midtown East & Murray Hill.
The Prime Cut.
12 Upper West Side.
13 The Upper East Side.
5. Exploring New York City.
1 The Top Attractions.
What's Happening in Times Square.
2 More Manhattan Museums.
3 Skyscrapers & Other Architectural Highlights.
4 Places of Worship.
5 Central Park.
6 Organized Sightseeing Tours.
7 Shopping Highlights.
Best of the Bookstores.
6. New York City After Dark.
1 The Theater Scene.
2 The Performing Arts: Major Concert Halls & Companies.
Park It! Shakespeare, Music & Other Free Fun.
3 Live Rock, Jazz, Blues & More.
5 Stand-Up Comedy.
6 Bars & Cocktail Lounges.
7 Dance Clubs & Party Scenes.