The New York Times Guide to New York City 2004

The New York Times Guide to New York City 2004

by New York Times Guides

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930881082
Publisher: New York Times Books
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 5.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

The New York Times is the city's—and the nation's—premier newspaper, with detailed coverage of local, state, national, and international events. The Times features the most comprehensive coverage of any paper in the city of New York's life, culture, politics, and history.

Table of Contents

Visiting New York1
Getting There1
By Plane1
By Car2
By Train3
By Bus4
Visitor Information4
Useful Web Sites5
Getting Around5
The Subway System6
MetroCards7
The Bus System8
Taxis8
Limousine and Car Services9
Tips on Tipping10
Exploring New York11
New York's Top 25 Attractions13
Suggested Walking Tours14
Guided Sightseeing Tours25
New York City Seasonal Events29
Manhattan Neighborhoods38
Lower Manhattan38
Ground Zero38
Brooklyn Bridge40
Irish Hunger Memorial43
The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island44
Governor's Island49
Staten Island Ferry51
The Woolworth Building52
Chinatown53
Lower East Side55
Little Italy/Nolita58
TriBeCa59
SoHo60
NoHo63
East Village64
Greenwich Village67
Meatpacking District72
Flatiron District/Union Square/Gramercy Park73
Museum of Sex76
Chelsea77
Murray Hill79
Midtown East81
Park Avenue and 20th-Century Architecture82
Chrysler Building85
Grand Central Terminal86
United Nations88
Midtown West90
New York Public Library94
Radio City Music Hall94
If You'd Like to Be Part of the Studio Audience...96
Times Square by Clyde Haberman98
Upper East Side101
Central Park105
Upper West Side116
American Museum of Natural History117
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine120
Grant's Tomb122
Harlem125
Washington Heights/Inwood127
Fort Tryon Park129
The Boroughs133
The Bronx133
The Bronx Zoo136
Brooklyn139
Brooklyn Academy of Music142
Brooklyn Botanic Garden145
Recommended Brooklyn Restaurants155
Brooklyn Nightlife162
Queens166
Gantry Plaza State Park167
Staten Island176
The Arts183
Art Museums and Galleries183
Museum Mile184
Major Art Museums184
The Guggenheim as Architecture190
MoMA QNS193
Art in the Outer Boroughs194
Other Art Museums194
Art Galleries199
Performing Arts205
Theater in New York205
Classical Music209
Opera213
Lincoln Center214
Dance218
Other Arts Venues: A Mixed Bag221
Film222
Shopping in New York225
Midtown & Uptown Shopping225
Department Stores228
Downtown Shopping231
Bargain Shopping233
Antiques236
Auctions238
Specialty Stores239
Beauty & Spa239
Bookstores243
Cameras & Electronics250
Clothing250
Eyewear256
Flea Markets256
Food Markets256
Gifts & Homewares260
Jewelry263
Leather, Handbags & Luggage264
Music266
Shoes268
Sporting Goods270
Stationery & Paper Goods271
Toys272
Wine Shops273
New York for Children275
Six Great Places for Kids275
Circuses278
Museums and Programs for Children279
Music for Children281
Play Spaces282
Puppets282
Science for Children282
Theater for Children283
Zoos & Wildlife Centers284
Outdoor Attractions & Activities285
Kid Friendly Restaurants286
Popular Theme Restaurants for Families288
Nightlife289
Bars & Lounges by Neighborhood289
The East Village's Deepest Dives294
Sing, Sing a Song: Karaoke in New York297
A Grand Oasis: New York's Hotel Bars300
Gay & Lesbian Bars305
Go East, Young Man306
Dance Clubs309
Popular Music Venues312
Rock, Folk & Country312
Rock Alternatives: A Scene Migrates to Brooklyn314
Jazz, Blues, Experimental & World316
Cabaret319
Comedy Clubs321
Sports & Recreation323
Sports & Activities323
Chelsea Piers328
Beaches337
Spectator Sports338
Hotels, Inns, and B & B's345
Downtown347
Chelsea/Flatiron/Gramercy Park357
Midtown East and Murray Hill363
Midtown West379
Uptown402
B & B's/Short-Term Apartment Rentals412
Beyond Manhattan414
Hotels by Price417
Restaurants in New York City421
The Best Restaurants in New York City422
Quick Guide to the Best Inexpensive Restaurants424
Manhattan Restaurants A-Z425
A Guide to Restaurants by Cuisine519
Index523
Maps
Manhattan Highlightsviii
Lower Manhattan38
Chinatown/Little Italy/Lower East Side55
TriBeCa/SoHo61
East Village/NoHo/Lower East Side63
Greenwich Village/West Village68
Flatiron/Union Square/Gramercy Park73
Chelsea78
Midtown East/Murray Hill81
Midtown West91
Upper East Side102
Central Park109
Upper West Side/Morningside Heights119
Upper Manhattan128
The Bronx134
Brooklyn140
Queens168
Staten Island177
Photos
The Empire State Building19
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade37
Brooklyn Bridge41
Wall Street42
Statue of Liberty46
New York Stock Exchange48
Washington Square Park71
Flatiron Building74
Seagram Building84
Grand Central Terminal87
The United Nations88
New York Public Library92
Radio City Music Hall95
The G.E. Building at Rockefeller Center98
Central Park115
Hall of Ocean Life (Museum of Natural History)120
The Rose Center for Earth & Space124
The George Washington Bridge131
The Bronx Zoo136
Cyclone Roller Coaster at Coney Island152
Metropolitan Museum of Art187
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum191
The Metropolitan Opera216
New York Yankee Derek Jeter339

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