New York City For Dummies

New York City For Dummies

by Myka Carroll
     
 

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From soaring skyscrapers to rumbling subways, power shopping to bargain-hunting, world-renowned restaurants to neighborhood delis and pizzerias, majestic cathedrals to Times Square—New York has it all. Chances are you can't do it all, but this friendly guide helps you take a big bite out of the Big Apple.

  • Written by a longtime local, New

Overview

From soaring skyscrapers to rumbling subways, power shopping to bargain-hunting, world-renowned restaurants to neighborhood delis and pizzerias, majestic cathedrals to Times Square—New York has it all. Chances are you can't do it all, but this friendly guide helps you take a big bite out of the Big Apple.

  • Written by a longtime local, New York City For Dummies covers all the highlights of this fast-changing city, with recommendations in every price category.
  • Insightful commentary and opinionated reviews. New York City for Dummies includes a shopper's guide, featuring trendy areas like SoHo, NoHo, and NoLita. It also contains information about free attractions, including the Staten Island ferry. Sample itineraries help you to make the most of your trip
  • With information on "must see" attractions like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Central Park, places to take the kids, an insider's look at the nightlife, tips on getting discount tickets to popular shows, and a Quick Concierge with all kinds of info, this guide will have you saying, "I love New York."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118369043
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Series:
For Dummies Travel Series , #162
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
452,384
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

New York–based Myka Carroll edited 70-plus travel guides for Frommer’s before jumping to the other side of the desk as a freelance writer. Her favorite New York movie is Smoke, her favorite New York band is Sonic Youth, and her favorite New York hero is Shirley Chisholm. She would like to thank her family and dearest friends for their unwavering support, and to give props to the gang at Academy Restaurant, the best diner in the city. She dedicates a knife, a fork, a bottle, and a cork to Benjamin Más, the best sun ever.

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