New York in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide (Paperback)
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A locals' treasure map to the secret spots favored by true New Yorkers.
The "must-visit, must-see" travel list given to you by the New Yorker friend you wish you had. Vibrantly illustrated throughout, this practical guide transports readers to discover an insider's view of the Big Apple. The vivid watercolors illustrate destinations of the architectural marvels, cultural hubs, food and drink spots, and music venues that make New York so exciting. Cultural musings, accessible histories, anecdotes, and informative details accompany the illustrations throughout, making this volume as practical as it is beautiful.
The book features eleven curated neighborhood destination walks--guiding the reader through the energetic New York streets, passing restaurants and coffee shops, historical sights, museums and galleries, parks, and the kind of authentic and timeless sites that one hopes to find when imagining the city. Interwoven throughout are insider guides on how to eat like a New Yorker; explore the city's most beautiful parks and gardens; navigate transit via ferry, subway, and bike; visit some of NYC's most iconic TV and film locations.
About the Author
Jessie Kanelos Weiner is an illustrator, food stylist, and author of Paris in Stride (Rizzoli) and Edible Paradise: A Coloring Book of Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables (Universe). Jacob Lehman is the coauthor of several guidebooks to the city, including The Best Things to Do in New York: 1001 Ideas and In Love in New York.
"It is the New Yorker best friend you might not have and maybe didn’t even know you needed! The book offers the best eats, to to-dos, and experiences New York has to offer." —THE HOUSE THAT LARS BUILT
"New York in the springtime is a walker’s paradise, with surprising changes of scenery around every corner. While aimless meandering has pleasures of its own, two new books from Rizzoli guarantee that your rambles will reap rewards. New York In Stride features neighborhood-by-neighborhood strolling itineraries, carefully curated by Jacob Lehman, who focuses on historical buildings, architecture of note, and public art, turning streetscapes into galleries for the wandering eye.Charming watercolor illustrations by Jessie Kanelos Weiner whet your appetite for exploration without the spoiler effect of photographs that show you just what you’re about to see."
"With illustrations by Jessie Kanelos Weiner and engaging text by Jacob Lehman, “New York in Stride” reveals architectural highlights, cultural hubs, food and drink spots, boutiques, art galleries, parks, and museums across eleven neighborhoods. Anecdotes and tips are woven into each chapter, such as how to order coffee and a bagel like a New Yorker, along with suggestions for visiting some of the city's most beautiful pocket parks and gardens." —WISETRAVELLER.COM