With details on everything from the Empire State Building to Max Fish, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs to navigate New York’s neighborhoods and find the best restaurants, shopping, and more.
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 NFT’s favorite picks around town, from essentials to entertainment, and includes invaluable neighborhood descriptions written by locals, highlighting the most important features of each area.
The book includes everything from restaurants, bars, shopping, and theater to information on hotels, airports, banks, transportation, and landmarks. Need to find the best pizza places around? NFT has you covered. How about a list of the top vintage clothing stores in the city? We’ve got that, too. The nearest movie theater, hardware store, or coffee shop—whatever you need, NFT puts it at your fingertips. This pocket-sized book also features:
A foldout map for subways and buses
More than 130 city and neighborhood maps
Details on parks and places
Listings for arts and entertainment hot spots
It is the indispensable guide to the city. Period.
Not For Tourists (NFT) released their first book, a guide to Manhattan, in May of 2000. Today, NFT is an urban lifestyle brand that works closely with city and neighborhood editors in Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, and New York. Their offices are in New York City.
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