potions and pinball and pickles, kilims and knishes and kids' haircuts, rugs and rugelach and rubber stamps, neon art and naughty lingerie, chopsticks and cookbooks, vases and vintage clothes, tattoos and terrariums, peanut butter and porcelain, crystals and custom shoes, matzohs and magic.
NYC simply the most diverse place on the planet! Its kaleidoscope of cultures brings passion and brilliance to the marketplace. this insider's guide to a world of special shops seeks out the quirky, outlandish, classy, obscure, historic, nearly forgotten, beautiful from offbeat and edgy to deluxe and delicious.
for the curious and adventurous this is a discovery tour full of surprises and delights. it explores reinvented hip neighborhoods, like Soho, Meatpacking District, Dumbo, Williamsburg. and the traditional, like Lower East Side, Little Italy, Harlem, Greenwich Village. this city is known the world over as a shopper's paradise. and this book brings it all to life 111 of the most irresistible shops in New York City!