Get the book that started it all: The Not For Tourists Guide to New York City is a map-based neighborhood-by-neighborhood dream guide designed to lighten the load of already street savvy New Yorkers, commuters, business travelers and yes, tourists too. Each map is marked with user-friendly icons identifying the essential services and entertainment locations around town: everything from post offices, parking lots, restaurants, bars, hardware stores, and gyms to information on hotels, airports, public transportation, and city parks. This pocket-sized book includes 35 mapped sections on Downtown, Midtown, Uptown, Way Uptown, and the Outer Boroughs, as well as details on Parks & Places, Sports, Transit, General Information, and Arts & Entertainment. It is THE indispensable guide to the city. Period.
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Not For Tourists is the ultimate guide for the savvy city-dweller. Our philosophy is simple: Whether you've lived in your neighborhood for 55 years or 55 minutes, NFT will help you navigate and explore the city like a local. Written and designed by in-the-know city slickers themselves, NFT is mobile-oriented, cartographically-inclined, and to-the-point. For over a decade, our cabal of mapmakers, writers, editors, graphic designers, and urban adventurers have scoured the streets, read the writings, and lived the credos of practical, esoteric city travel. Within the matte black covers of our guides, discover secret city spots you never knew existed—from dive bars and extravagant restaurants to local hardware stores and abandoned buildings (we don't judge).Review:
Take an A-Z, mix it with a Lonely Planet and throw in all the things a guide book should NEVER say and voila, you get the Not for Tourists Guide" - The Observer a most useful book for visitors, full of imaginative advice on shops, sights and restaurants - and jampacked with invaluable maps." - The Mail on Sunday "...A sleekly designed, full-colour guide to everything from the lighting schedule of the Empire State Building to a map of Central Park...the next Zagat Survey..." - Crain's New York Business "The new must-have resource (the Yellow Pages are so over)." - Chicago "...an answer to a prayer." - CBS Newsradio " - well-mapped and detailed book that can help the new arrival get his bearings along with his bagels. And buses. And bars." - About.com "It's clear they haven't just researched New York City; they live here, too." - About.com "Block-by-block listings that even grizzled New York Veterans declare indispensable." - SF Chronicle "The graphics are sharp, clear and so packed with information that merely possessing the book makes the Big Apple less intimidating." - SF Chronicle " - for people who don't want to be seen carrying a guidebook." - The New Yorker " - a series of guides designed to make you feel like a local." - CNN "NFT books keep you from looking like that most loathed of public figures: the guy with the map." - Men's Journal " - sleek, black, concise - " - Men's Journal
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Descrizione libro Not for Tourists Inc, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110981559123