New York Waters: Profiles From the Edge

“This self-styled ‘record of urban life’ offers delightful profiles of fishermen, tugboat captains, sailmakers, tour guides and other waterfront denizens…”

— Sam Roberts, The New York Times

Though it’s easy to spend a lifetime here and not realize it, New York City is an archipelago, surrounded by an astoundingly complex watery perimeter that twists and turns for 578 miles. Around this perimeter exists an entire culture of men and women for whom New York’s waters are the central aspect of their lives… Continue reading

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Little Black Book

The Little Black Book of New York: The Essential Guide to the Quintessential City, first published in 2006 by Peter Pauper Press, and now updated in its third edition, is a best-selling and award-winning pocket-sized guidebook to Manhattan. Each neighborhood has a brief guide to its history, culture, entertainment, dining and accommodation, with nine accompanying fold-out maps. Continue reading

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