New York City: An Explorer's Guide

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A comprehensive guide to all the best places to visit, enjoy a meal, and stay in New York City, for travelers and residents alike.
From Harlem to the East Village to the Bronx's City Island, this guide covers each major neighborhood and borough. In this new second edition, veteran travel writer Paul Karr updates the latest goings-on in the Big Apple, including: the skinny on the newly reopened Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), back in its Midtown home after a hiatus in Queens; the ...
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Overview

A comprehensive guide to all the best places to visit, enjoy a meal, and stay in New York City, for travelers and residents alike.
From Harlem to the East Village to the Bronx's City Island, this guide covers each major neighborhood and borough. In this new second edition, veteran travel writer Paul Karr updates the latest goings-on in the Big Apple, including: the skinny on the newly reopened Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), back in its Midtown home after a hiatus in Queens; the latest on the exciting new Time-Warner Center, which brings together a world-class hotel, an unparalleled collection of renowned chefs, live jazz, and first-class shopping beneath one colossal roof—actually, two; the opening of a new observation deck at Rockefeller Center, offering an alternative to the Empire State Building, the hottest new boutique hotels, restaurants, and nightlife; updated subway maps reflecting the latest changes in New York City mass transit, as the city continues to rebuild after 9/11; and more.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780881507584
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 9/18/2006
  • Series: Explorer's Guides Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Karr has written or coauthored more than three dozen guidebooks about the United States, Europe, and Asia, including Explorer's Guide New York City, and has contributed to newspapers and magazines such as Sports Illustrated, Sierra, The New York Times, and the San Francisco Examiner. He lives in New York City.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 13
What's Where in New York City 17
1. Lower Manhattan, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side 25
2. TriBeCa, SoHo, and Little Italy 57
3. East Village and NoHo 85
4. Greenwich Village 109
5. Union Square, Gramercy, and the Flatiron District 139
6. Chelsea 161
7. Midtown East 181
8. Midtown West 213
9. Central Park 253
10. Upper East Side 267
11. Upper West Side 301
12. North of Central Park: Harlem, Morningside Heights, and Washington Heights 325
13. The Outer Boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island 357
Index 395
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