New York Hidden Bars Restaurants

Autore: Michelle Young
Editore: Editions Jonglez
ISBN: 9782361951337
Grandezza: 46,13 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 9995

Voyeuristic meals in someone else s apartment, a supperclub on a helipad, in a motorcycle dealership or in a church, a dinner in a dumpster, a hidden heavy metal bar in Brooklyn, a Dim Sum by day, nightclub by night, New York s most legitimate speakeasy, a club "not open since 2009," a swiss ski cabin through a kitchen, a swanky nightclub behind a pawn shop, a retro beauty salon turned bar by someone who said she dated the Incredible Hulk, a referral-only Japanese restaurant, a grungy underground sake bar, an open-to-the-public dining room within the United Nations Headquarters, gourmet donuts inside a car wash 100 places with amazing decor, eccentric owners, bizarre food, old-time survivors and more that will please and astonish underground and post-industrial fans, refined gourmets and cocktail drinkers, world food lovers and anyone curious enough to discover the infinite possibilities to have fun in New York. An absolute must-have to finally enjoy the amazing hidden New York bar/restaurant/pub/club scene."

Top Secret Files Gangsters And Bootleggers

Autore: Stephanie Bearce
Editore: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618215116
Grandezza: 73,77 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 731

Blind pigs, speakeasies, coffin varnish, and tarantula juice were all a part of the Roaring 20s. Making alcohol illegal didn't get rid of bars and taverns or crime bosses: They just went underground. Secret joints were in almost every large city and could be entered if you knew the right code words. Discover the crazy language and secret codes of the Prohibition Era--why you should mind your beeswax and watch out for the gumshoe talking to the fuzz or you might end up in the cooler! It's all part of the true stories from the Top Secret Files: Gangsters and Bootleggers. Take a look if you dare, but be careful! Some secrets are meant to stay hidden...

Secret New York

Autore: Robert Sietsema
Editore: ECW Press
ISBN: 1550223747
Grandezza: 36,49 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 1307

There are dozens of published guides to New York City, nearly all of them covering the same well-trodden territory of pricey restaurants, major hotels, and shopping. Here, New York insider and "Village Voice" columnist Robert Sietsema has assembled a topic-focused book to get the most bang for your buck, from cheap eats or hidden sites to Metrocards.

New York

Autore: Alexandra Carroll
Editore: Plum
ISBN: 174354765X
Grandezza: 14,99 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8105

New York is an extraordinary city. A place of pilgrimage for world travelers, it's a dream destination for the serious culture buff, style hunter and aesthetically minded wanderer. In this inspiring guide, Alexandra Carroll takes you beyond the well-known facades and into the depths of Manhattan and Brooklyn, seeking out the very best the city has to offer: galleries large and small, the best bookstores, the locals' favourite flea markets, jaw-dropping fashion and accessory emporiums, and must-visit eateries. Guided walks take you on a tour through the city's most enchanting neighbourhoods: you'll find clusters of vintage clothing stores in East Village, streets of galleries around Chelsea, unforgettable Art Deco architecture in Midtown East, and gorgeous mid-nineteenth century houses in Brooklyn Heights. Stunningly photographed and designed, New York will help you to navigate the grid and discover the aesthetic pleasures that make this city endlessly enticing and fascinating. This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book.

Tenements Towers Trash

Autore: Julia Wertz
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316501220
Grandezza: 40,91 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 432

Here is New York, as you've never seen it before. A perfectly charming, sidesplittingly funny, intellectually entertaining illustrated history of the blocks, the buildings, and the guts of New York City, based on Julia Wertz's popular illustrated columns in The New Yorker and Harper's. In Tenements, Towers & Trash, Julia Wertz takes us behind the New York that you think you know. Not the tourist's New York-the Statue of Liberty makes a brief appearance and the Empire State Building not at all-but the guts, the underbelly, of this city that never sleeps. With drawings and comics in her signature style, Wertz regales us with streetscapes "Then and Now" and little-known tales, such as the lost history of Kim's Video, the complicated and unresolved business of Ray's Pizza, the vintage trash and horse bones that litter the shore of Brooklyn's Bottle Beach, the ludicrous pinball prohibition, Staten Island's secret abandoned boatyard, and the hair-raising legend of the infamous abortionist of Fifth Avenue, Madame Restell. From bars, bakeries, and bookstores to food carts, street cleaners, and apartments both cramped and grand, Tenements, Towers & Trash is a wild ride in a time machine taxi from the present day city to bygone days of yore.

A Journey To Cocktail Enlightenment

Autore: John W. Raibikis
Editore: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452083681
Grandezza: 80,12 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 1753

A Journey to Cocktail Enlightenment Two Thirsty Guys Discover Atlanta's Best Drinks "What were we seeking? Was it an incredible cocktail or an incredible experience? Was one possible without the other? "We're evolving from our primitive beginnings of making and enjoying flavored martinis. Our search for unusual cocktails thus far has broadened our knowledge and expanded our appreciation of finely crafted cocktails. Right here, we seem to have hit the true mother lode "A long sequence of unique samplings and events had us thinking in innovative ways and discovering something that never would have entered our minds before "We not only held our own against professional bartenders, but beat out over half of our competitors. Our ability to accurately judge a cocktail has been substantiated. Two friends and bon vivants who enjoy liquid refreshments take a journey in search of the best cocktails they can find in and around the Atlanta area. Their travels take them from neighborhood bars to well-known establishments. In the process, they encounter colorful characters, discover delicious recipes, and develop an appreciation for what makes a great cocktail. Their journey also leads them to something greater.


Autore: Jonah Berger
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471111717
Grandezza: 75,31 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 201

Why are some products and ideas talked about more than others? Why do some articles make the most emailed list? Why do some YouTube videos go viral? Word-of-mouth. Whether through face-to-face conversations, emails from friends, or online product reviews, the information and opinions we get from others have a strong impact on our own behaviour. Indeed, word-of-mouth generates more than two times the sales of paid advertising and is the primary factor behind 20-50% of all purchasing decisions.It is between 8.5 and 30 times more effective than traditional media.But want to know the best thing about word-of-mouth? It's available to everyone.Whether you're a Fortune 500 company trying to increase sales, a corner restaurant trying to raise awareness, a non-profit trying to fight obesity, or a newbie politician running for city council, word-of-mouth can help you succeed. And you don't have to have millions of dollars to spend on an advertising budget. You just have to get people to talk.The challenge, though, is how to do that. This book will show you how.

50 Bars To Blow Your Mind

Autore: Ben Handicott
Editore: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1760341800
Grandezza: 65,80 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8680

From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's 50 Bars To Blow Your Mind handpicks the world's most extraordinary drinking holes, from caverns and island party havens to a bar nestled in an ancient tree trunk. This pocket-sized gift book showcases 50 of the world's best bars and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the best places in the world for a drink. Whether they boast a jaw-dropping location, world-class artisan cocktails or effortless cool, these bars are among the best places on the planet to enjoy a drink or two. How have we whittled down this list? Some bars have earned their spot by playing up their obvious assets, whether it's an interesting urban location or a stunning natural setting. Others are champions of the basics, be they cocktails or single liquors, while still others do something dramatically unusual or fun; some are so quirky it's impossible not to marvel over a custom-made cocktail. But perhaps the secret sauce in all this is genuine desire to delight each person who walks through the door. It's a love of hospitality and an enthusiasm for the precious drop. Whether you're a fan of barefoot, surfside imbibing or you prefer sophisticated cocktails in stylish surrounds, it's time to plan your list. Cheers, salut, bottoms up. See you at the bar. Wow factor // Beautiful bars Al Sarab // Dubai The Island Bar // Sydney Northern Lights // Reykjavik Ozone // Hong Kong Sky Bar // Bangkok Water & Wind Bar // Binh Duong White Rabbit // Moscow Mixology // Cocktail bars Academia da Cachaca // Rio De Janeiro Attaboy // New York City Gen Yamamoto // Tokyo Lidkoeb // Copenhagen Monkey Bar // Berlin Smuggler's Cove // San Francisco Sum Yi Tai // Singapore Tales & Spirits // Amsterdam Yuan Oyster & Cocktail Bar // Shanghai A'brewin' // Craft beer bars Delirium Cafe // Brussels Magnolia Brewing Company // San Francisco Petritegi Tolare Sagardotegia // San Sebastian T-Anker // Prague Torst // New York City Shh! // Hidden bars Area 51 Top Secret Party Facility // Boracay Aux Deux Amis // Paris Cafe Madrigal // Havana El Quim de la Boqueria // Barcelona Gallow Green // New York City The Harrison Speakeasy // Buenos Aires The Jerry Thomas Project // Rome Rhythm // Music & party bars 360Istanbul // Istanbul Bluefrog // Mumbai Linda's Tavern // Seattle Opera Club // Warsaw Tooting Tram & Social // London Whimsy // Quirky bars Baobab Tree Bar // Limpopo Bounce Ping Pong // London Le Comptoir General // Paris Icebar // Jukkasjarvi Joben Bistro // Cluj-Napoca Museum HR Giger Bar // Gruyeres The Storm Crow Tavern // Vancouver About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

The Second Amendment

Autore: Michael Waldman
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476747466
Grandezza: 25,79 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3194

Widely acclaimed at the time of its publication, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights. At a time of increasing gun violence in America, Waldman’s book provoked a wide range of discussion. This book looks at history to provide some surprising, illuminating answers. The Amendment was written to calm public fear that the new national government would crush the state militias made up of all (white) adult men—who were required to own a gun to serve. Waldman recounts the raucous public debate that has surrounded the amendment from its inception to the present. As the country spread to the Western frontier, violence spread too. But through it all, gun control was abundant. In the twentieth century, with Prohibition and gangsterism, the first federal control laws were passed. In all four separate times the Supreme Court ruled against a constitutional right to own a gun. The present debate picked up in the 1970s—part of a backlash to the liberal 1960s and a resurgence of libertarianism. A newly radicalized NRA entered the campaign to oppose gun control and elevate the status of an obscure constitutional provision. In 2008, in a case that reached the Court after a focused drive by conservative lawyers, the US Supreme Court ruled for the first time that the Constitution protects an individual right to gun ownership. Famous for his theory of “originalism,” Justice Antonin Scalia twisted it in this instance to base his argument on contemporary conditions. In The Second Amendment: A Biography, Michael Waldman shows that our view of the amendment is set, at each stage, not by a pristine constitutional text, but by the push and pull, the rough and tumble of political advocacy and public agitation.

Secret Brooklyn

Autore: Michelle Young
Editore: Editions Jonglez
ISBN: 9782361953126
Grandezza: 34,31 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9518

New edition - 20 new secret locationsDiscover secret museums, go on an urban safari for wild parrots, locate a landmarked tree, enter the oldest building in New York City, watch a performance of robots in a church, stand tall next to hobbit doors on an otherwise normal residential street, learn how to breathe fire, swallow swords, hammer a nail into your skull and charm a snake, touch the oldest subway tunnel in the world and the world's smallest Torah, forage for food in Prospect Park, taste wine atop the world's first commercial rooftop vineyard, step inside a grocery store frozen in 1939, take in a basketball game inside a historic movie theater. Far from the crowds and the usual clichés, Brooklyn offers countless off-beat experiences and is home to any number of well-hidden treasures that are revealed only to residents and travellers who find their way off the beaten track.An indispensable guide for those who thought they knew Brooklyn well or would like to discover the other face of the city.

Decrypted Secrets

Autore: Friedrich L. Bauer
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540481214
Grandezza: 57,46 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8751

In today's extensively wired world, cryptology is vital for guarding communication channels, databases, and software from intruders. Increased processing and communications speed, rapidly broadening access and multiplying storage capacity tend to make systems less secure over time, and security becomes a race against the relentless creativity of the unscrupulous. The revised and extended third edition of this classic reference work on cryptology offers a wealth of new technical and biographical details. The book presupposes only elementary mathematical knowledge. Spiced with exciting, amusing, and sometimes personal accounts from the history of cryptology, it will interest general a broad readership.

Decrypted Secrets

Autore: Friedrich Ludwig Bauer
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540426745
Grandezza: 75,85 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 8428

In today's unsafe and increasingly wired world cryptology plays a vital role in protecting communication channels, databases, and software from unwanted intruders. This revised and extended third edition of the classic reference work on cryptology now contains many new technical and biographical details. The first part treats secret codes and their uses - cryptography. The second part deals with the process of covertly decrypting a secret code - cryptanalysis, where particular advice on assessing methods is given. The book presupposes only elementary mathematical knowledge. Spiced with a wealth of exciting, amusing, and sometimes personal stories from the history of cryptology, it will also interest general readers.

Secret New York

Autore: Michelle Haimoff
Grandezza: 46,34 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4753

"Secret New York" delves below the surface of this vibrant city into the areas that shape New York, with walking tours that consider both the prominent buildings of the skyline and the hidden gems beneath the grid. Full-color photos and easy-to-follow route maps.

New York For Blondes

Autore: Lisa Krämer
Editore: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 373472953X
Grandezza: 55,59 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 6056

With no concrete plan, and a little naive, Lisa is traveling to New York. Ostensibly, she just wants to improve her English. But, having reached a turning point in her career, she is secretly longing for a time-out. For nine and a half weeks she will conquer "her city", mostly on foot. Between shopping, culture, and celebrity hunting she will find tons of clichés and experiences, but also some surprises. And, on her way to the various sightseeing spots she will find the opportunity for contemplating her life and her approach towards it. The appeal of the uncertain and the freedom to do whatever she is in the mood for eventually lead to a liberating motto: "Just be yourself!"

Hidden New York

Autore: Steven J. Zeitlin
Editore: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813538907
Grandezza: 28,15 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9349

Thirty-two unusual locations that cover all five boroughs of New York City are detailed in this guide that takes one through the historical and cultural significance of Brooklyn's Empire Roller Disco, Hua Mei Garden on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Coney Island, Arthur Avenue Market, Strawberry Fields, Governors Island, and others. Original.

Open Secret

Autore: Elliot R. Wolfson
Editore: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023152031X
Grandezza: 62,21 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8044

Menaḥem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994) was the seventh and seemingly last Rebbe of the Habad-Lubavitch dynasty. Marked by conflicting tendencies, Schneerson was a radical messianic visionary who promoted a conservative political agenda, a reclusive contemplative who built a hasidic sect into an international movement, and a man dedicated to the exposition of mysteries who nevertheless harbored many secrets. Schneerson astutely masked views that might be deemed heterodox by the canons of orthodoxy while engineering a fundamentalist ideology that could subvert traditional gender hierarchy, the halakhic distinction between permissible and forbidden, and the social-anthropological division between Jew and Gentile. While most literature on the Rebbe focuses on whether or not he identified with the role of Messiah, Elliot R. Wolfson, a leading scholar of Jewish mysticism and the phenomenology of religious experience, concentrates instead on Schneerson's apocalyptic sensibility and his promotion of a mystical consciousness that undermines all discrimination. For Schneerson, the ploy of secrecy is crucial to the dissemination of the messianic secret. To be enlightened messianically is to be delivered from all conceptual limitations, even the very notion of becoming emancipated from limitation. The ultimate liberation, or true and complete redemption, fuses the believer into an infinite essence beyond all duality, even the duality of being emancipated and not emancipated an emancipation, in other words, that emancipates one from the bind of emancipation. At its deepest level, Schneerson's eschatological orientation discerned that a spiritual master, if he be true, must dispose of the mask of mastery. Situating Habad's thought within the evolution of kabbalistic mysticism, the history of Western philosophy, and Mahayana Buddhism, Wolfson articulates Schneerson's rich theology and profound philosophy, concentrating on the nature of apophatic embodiment, semiotic materiality, hypernomian transvaluation, nondifferentiated alterity, and atemporal temporality.

Invisible New York

Autore: Stanley Greenberg
Editore: JHU Press
ISBN: 080185945X
Grandezza: 51,84 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4098

Reveals the hidden infrastructure of New York City demonstrating its technological evolution since the nineteenth century

Lgbt Encyclopedia Of Lesbian Gay Bisexual And Transgender History In America H D To Queer Theory

Autore: Marc Stein
Editore: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780684312637
Grandezza: 59,33 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9881

Online version of the 3-vol. work published by Gale providing a comprehensive survey of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States.

Hidden Cities

Autore: Moses Gates
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101602767
Grandezza: 74,93 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3817

In this fascinating glimpse into the world of urban exploration, Moses Gates describes his trespasses in some of the most illustrious cities in the world from Paris to Cairo to Moscow. Also, exclusive to this e-book, are firsthand accounts from the author's fellow travelers and family. Gates is a new breed of adventurer for the 21st century. He thrives on the thrill of seeing what others do not see, let alone even know exists. It all began quite innocuously. After moving to New York City and pursuing graduate studies in Urban Planning, he began unearthing hidden facets of the city—abandoned structures, disused subway stops, incredible rooftop views that belonged to cordoned-off buildings. At first it was about satiating a nagging curiosity; yet the more he experienced and saw, the more his thirst for adventure grew, eventually leading him abroad. In this memoir of his experiences, Gates details his travels through underground canals, sewers, subways, and crypts, in metropolises spanning four continents. In this finely-written book, Gates describes his immersion in the worldwide subculture of urban exploration; how he joined a world of people who create secret art galleries in subway tunnels, break into national monuments for fun, and travel the globe sleeping in centuries-old catacombs and abandoned Soviet relics rather than hotels or bed-and-breakfasts. They push each other further and further—visiting the hidden side of a dozen countries, discovering ancient underground Roman ruins, scaling the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges, partying in tunnels, sneaking into Stonehenge, and even finding themselves under arrest on top of Notre Dame Cathedral. Ultimately, Gates contemplates why he and other urban explorers are so instinctively drawn to these unknown and sometimes forbidden places—even (and for some, especially) when the stakes are high. Hidden Cities will inspire readers to think about the potential for urban exploration available for anyone, anywhere—if they have only the curiosity (and nerve!) to dig below the surface to discover the hidden corners of this world.

Creating A Place For Ourselves

Autore: Brett Beemyn
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 113522241X
Grandezza: 32,83 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 5904

Creating a Place For Ourselves is a groundbreaking collection of essays that examines gay life in the United States before Stonewall and the gay liberation movement. Along with examining areas with large gay communities such as New York, San Francisco and Fire Island, the contributors also consider the thriving gay populations in cities like Detroit, Buffalo, Washington, D.C., Birmingham and Flint, demonstrating that gay communities are truly everywhere. Contributors: Brett Beemyn, Nan Alamilla Boyd, George Chauncey, Madeline Davis, Allen Drexel, John Howard, David Johnson, Liz Kennedy, Joan Nestle, Esther Newton, Tim Retzloff, Marc Stein, Roey Thorpe.