Wildsam Field Guides Manhattan

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Wildsam Field Guides: Manhattan champions and celebrates what makes New York City so special, unique, and vibrant, taking travelers to all corners through the heart of Gotham. This field guide features essential travel intel that opens up the city, from the Wildsam-curated record collection and reading list, to a deep-dive into neighborhood profiles and beloved businesses, to historical landmarks and more. Get insights and stories from notable locals such as subway conductors, television pages, boiler repairmen, pastors, Broadway stagehands, and chess teachers.Notable voices include journalist and author Gay Talese, illustrator Maira Kalman, U.S. congressman Adriano Espaillat, painter Bianca Nemelc, nail artist Sarah Nguyen and pianist Marjorie Eliot; Expert picks for pizza, sidewalk eateries, specialty shops and live theater; A guide to spotting Manhattan’s most iconic architecture; An illustrated map of Chinatown’s culinary and cultural offerings;The ideal Manhattan walk for experiencing the city on foot; Where to find the best bagels and bialys; Original essays from Anna Peele and Nick Paumgarten; Excerpted writings from Ralph Ellison and Nora Ephron;Historical musings on the subway map, jazz clubs, NYC disasters and basketball teams past and present.
ISBN: 9781467199278
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: New York
Series: Wildsam City Guides
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 4.2 (w) x 6.5 (h)
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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