eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0756691184
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691189
  • DDC: 917.471044
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

At first glance New York City might seem overwhelming, but the Eyewitness Travel to New York will make the city feel uncomplicated. Take a bite out of the Big Apple as you discover New York's shopping, museums, restaurants, hotels, parks, nightlife, and theaters. This lavishly illustrated guide will enlighten your experience and make it easy to manage. Everyday in New York offers its visitors something new to see and experience. Annually revised and updated with beautiful new full-color photos, illustrations, and maps, this guide includes information on local customs, currency, medical services, and transportation and now a new pull-out map with detailed sheet maps and useful transportation information. Consistently chosen over the competition in national consumer market research. The best keeps getting better!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing New York.
2: Four Great Days in New York.
3: Putting New York on the Map.
4: Manhattan.
5: The History of New York.
6: Early New York.
7: Colonial New York.
8: Revolutionary New York.
9: New York in the 19th Century.
10: The Age of Extravagance.
11: New York at the Turn of the Century.
12: New York between the Wars.
13: Postwar New York.
14: New York at a Glance.
15: New York’s Best: Museums.
16: New York’s Best: Architecture.
17: Multicultural New York.
18: Remarkable New Yorkers.
19: New York through the Year.
20: The Southern Tip of Manhattan.
21: Lower Manhattan from the East River.
22: South Street Seaport.
23: Midtown Manhattan.
24: New York Area by Area.
25: Lower Manhattan.
26: Seaport and the Civic Center.
27: Lower East Side.
28: Soho and Tribeca.
29: Greenwich Village.
30: East Village.
31: Gramercy and the Flatiron District.
32: Chelsea and the Garment District.
33: Theater District.
34: Lower Midtown.
35: Upper Midtown.
36: Upper East Side.
37: Central Park.
38: Upper West Side.
39: Morningside Heights and Harlem.
40: Farther Afield.
41: Seven Guided Walks.
42: A 90-Minute Walk in the Lower East Side.
43: A 90-Minute Walk in Greenwich Village and SoHo.
44: A Two-Hour Walk in the Upper East Side.
45: A Three-Hour Walk in Brooklyn.
46: A 90-Minute Waterfront Walk.
47: A 90-Minute Walk in the East Village.
48: A 90-Minute Walk in Harlem.
49: Travelers’ Needs.
50: Where to Stay.
51: Choosing a Hotel.
52: Restaurants and Bars.
53: The Flavors of New York.
54: Choosing a Restaurant.
55: Light Meals and Snacks.
56: New York Bars.
57: Shopping.
58: New York’s Best: Shopping.
59: New York Originals.
60: Fashion.
61: Accessories.
62: Beauty, Manicures and Pedicures, and Hair Salons.
63: Books and Music.
64: Art and Antiques.
65: Gourmet Groceries, Specialty Food, and Wine Shops.
66: Electronics and Housewares.
67: Entertainment in New York.
68: New York’s Best: Entertainment.
69: Theater and Dance.
70: Movies.
71: Classical and Contemporary Music.
72: Rock, Jazz, and World Music.
73: Clubs, Dance Halls, and Gay and Lesbian Venues.
74: Comedy, Cabaret, and Literary Events.
75: Late-Night New York.
76: Sports.
77: Fitness and Wellbeing.
78: Children’s New York.
79: Survival Guide.
80: Practical Information.
81: Personal Security and Health.
82: Banks and Currency.
83: Communications and Media.
84: Getting to New York.
85: Arriving in New York.
86: Getting Around New York.
87: Traveling by Subway.
88: Traveling by Bus.
89: Day Trips from New York.
90: Street Finder.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.