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NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette

buy now $7.81 New York Times Bestseller Living in New York City for five years as a transplant from Ohio, illustrator and T-shirt designer Nathan Pyle was fascinated by the unique habits and unspoken customs New Yorkers follow to make life bearable in a city with 8 million people (and seemingly twice the number of tourists). In NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette, Pyle reveals the secrets and unwritten rules for living in

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buy now $16.68 A soaring view of the world’s most famous city The legendary allure of New York has brought millions of dream seekers to the Empire City. From Wall Street to Washington Heights, down Fifth Avenue, through Central Park, over bridges, and across the grid, Visions of New York City celebrates the irresistible attraction of the magnificent metropolis in a breathtaking aerial tour. High-definition, helicopter-mounted cameras capture all the

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New Yorker’s New York City Map Guide

buy now $5.58 The durable, waterproof New York City Map Guide is the only thing you will need to feel as comfortable as a native in the Big Apple. In addition to highly detailed city maps covering Manhattan, downtown Brooklyn, and parts of Queens, this pocket-sized guide also includes a complete Subway Map and a Manhattan Bus Map, plus information on Museums, points of interest, and getting to and from

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4D New York City Skyline Time Puzzle

buy now $27.05 This puzzle recreates Manhattan’s famous skyline, not only in three dimensions using scale-model buildings, but also along the fourth dimension of time, spanning 201 years of architectural history. The puzzle includes 120 plastic building replicas that depict the city as it appeared as far back as 1812 through to 1971 with the addition of the World Trade Towers, and into the future to 2013 with the completion

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Inside the Apple: A Streetwise History of New York City

buy now $13.00 How much do you actually know about New York City? Did you know they tried to anchor Zeppelins at the top of the Empire State Building? Or that the high-rent district of Park Avenue was once so dangerous it was called “Death Avenue”? Lively and comprehensive, Inside the Apple brings to life New York’s fascinating past. This narrative history of New York City is the first to

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John Lennon New York City Ringer Fitted Jersey Tee M

buy now $13.06 John Lennon New York City Ringer Fitted Jersey Tee M

13 Who Defeated Adversity Earn New York Times College Scholarships

Photo The New York Times College Scholarship winners for 2015 on Wednesday. Front row, from left: Selena Bermeo, Likita Griffith, Carlos Ycaza-Zurita, Kawkab Abid, Mah Noor, Paige Pagan and Fatima Khan. Back row, from left: David Kela, Daniel Blanc, Michael Borrello, Oumou Zakaria, Shaafi Sabir and Jachai Omotayo. Credit Earl Wilson/The New York Times It was one of those perfect blue-sky days when Mah Noor stepped from the subway station

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Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

buy now $16.39 Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet New York City is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Discover the kaleidoscopic dining scene; pick a neighborhood, lace on your walking shoes and spend the day exploring; or get lost inside the priceless collections at the sprawling Metropolitan Museum of Art, all

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Review: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Opens Its New Concert Hall

Photo The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra on Friday during the gala opening of its Concert Hall at the Ordway Center. Credit Ash & James Photography ST. PAUL — While the world has many splendid opera houses and orchestra halls, performance spaces ideally suited to chamber orchestras of, say, 30 to 35 players, are rarer. These ensembles are like hybrids between chamber groups and full orchestras. What’s needed is a hall

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Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2015

buy now $14.40 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 our favorite picks around town, from essentials to entertainment, and includes an invaluable neighborhood description written by locals, highlighting the most important features of each area.The book

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