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Author Reaven, Marci, 1954-

Title Hidden New York : a guide to places that matter / Marci Reaven and Steve Zeitlin ; photographs by Martha Cooper and other great photographers of New York City's splendid places ; research and interviews by Elena Martínez ; contributors Caitlin Van Dusen [and others].

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, an imprint of Rutgers University Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 381 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-367) and index.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Urban Gatherings -- Hua Mei Bird Garden -- Russian and Turkish Tenth Street Baths -- Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden -- The Magic Table at the Edison Hotel -- The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen -- Webster Hall -- The Cube -- City Play -- Stickball Boulevard and the Stadiums of the Street -- Thomas Jefferson Park Pool -- Empire Roller Skating Center -- Chess Havens -- Coney Island -- Urban Palate -- The Lemon Ice King of Corona -- Coney Island Bialys and Bagels -- Sahadis Specialty and Middle Eastern Foods -- Arthur Avenue Market -- Union Square Greenmarket -- Art and Music44; City Style -- The Village Vanguard -- Casa Amadeo Record Shop -- Richmond Barth233;s Frieze at Kingsborough Houses -- Metropolitan Meanderings -- Quirky Features of the Landscape -- Art in the Subways -- Governors Island -- Urban Nature -- Community Greening58; La Casita Rinc243;n Criollo44; Magnolia Tree Earth Center44; Liz Christy Bowery45;Houston Community Garden -- The Flower District -- Fishing around New York -- City Spirits -- Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum -- Masjid At45;Taqwa -- Ganesha Hindu Temple -- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto -- Urban Remembrance -- The Memorials of the Battery -- Strawberry Fields -- Notes -- About the Authors and Contributors -- About the Authors -- About the Contributors -- Planning an Outing -- Index -- Last Page.
Summary This book is an invitation to visit, revisit, learn, and enjoy all that you didn't know the city has to offer, not just in Manhattan, but in all five boroughs of New York City. Hidden New York is illustrated with appealing photos and enriched by first-person remembrances and commentaries from New Yorkers themselves. This distinctive book presents over sixty locations and shows that some of the best places to visit are ones that you never even thought existed.
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Subject New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks.
New York (N.Y.)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zeitlin, Steven J.
Other Form: Print version: Reaven, Marci, 1954- Hidden New York. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rivergate Books, an imprint of Rutgers University Press, ©2006 (DLC) 2005035564
ISBN 9780813541242 (electronic bk.)
0813541247 (electronic bk.)
0813538904 (pbk. ; alk. paper)