New York City

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Rough Guides, 2002 - Travel - 522 pages
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The Rough Guide to New York City is the most comprehensive handbook to the metropolis. Features include: a full-colour section introducing New York's highlights; detailed accounts of the city's diverse neighbourhoods, from cosmopolitan SoHo and the towering financial district and the far reaches of Brooklyn and Queens; critical reviews of restaurants and accommodation for every prices range, as well as the lowdown on hundreds of bars, clubs, shops and music venues; expert coverage of New York's museums, architecture and beautiful parks, plus background on festivals, ethnic culture and the city's fabled history; and maps and plans for the entire city, with grid references for easy navigation.
 

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Contents

basics
11
Health
17
Information maps and websites
26
Costs money and banks
35
Sights and museums
41
Disabled travelers
47
guide
55
City Hall Park and
74
Central Park
165
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
174
Heights
203
Heights and the Cloisters Museum228
228
listings
279
Restaurants
313
Drinking
352
Nightlife
365

Chinatown and Little Italy
83
0The Lower East Side
90
0SoHo
101
The West Village
109
Chelsea
116
The Garment District
122
The Empire State Building
132
Fifth Avenue
141
Midtown East
151
Midtown West
158
The performing arts and film
374
J Gay and lesbian New York
386
The historical framework
467
Architectural chronology
480
New York on film
496
Glossaries
506
Index
512
Twenty years of Rough Guides
519
Tip to Prince
533
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Jack Holland writes for the "Irish Echo" and teaches journalism at NYU. A poet and novelist, he is a frequent contributor to "The New York Times" and co-wrote the 1998 PBS documentary D"aughters of the Troubles"; his last book, "Phoenix: Policing the Shadows," about counterintelligence activities in Ulster, was a best-seller in Britain and Ireland.

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