40 Perfect New York Days

Walks and Rambles In and Around the City

by Joan Gregg, With Serena Nanda & With Beth Pacheco



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/14/2004

Recognition Programs

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9780595297429
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9780595750627

About the Book

Celebrate New York's legendary diversity of places, people, and things to do in a series of upbeat and offbeat day trips. 40 Perfect New York Days: Walks and Rambles In and Around the City is your knowledgeable, trustworthy companion in and around the city.

City University professors, life-long New Yorkers, and enthusiastic walkers, authors Joan Gregg, Beth Pacheco, and Serena Nanda know every nook and cranny in and around the city that never sleeps. Take a tour of:

  • The soul of soul in Harlem
  • The one place from which Houdini couldn't escape
  • The most beautiful shop near the most beautiful block in New York
  • The interior of a Renoir painting

Active New Yorkers, their out-of-town guests, and independent tourists will love our guide's unique approach to the city and its surroundings-one perfect day at a time.

About the Author

Joan Gregg, a Chinatown resident, specializes in medieval Jewish studies and collects ethnic textiles. Urban anthropologist Serena Nanda, from Greenwich Village, publishes on cultural diversity and ethnographic museums. Brooklyn Heights brownstoner Beth Pacheco designed the award-winning college curriculum Culture Crossings: Art History as Text. Contact the authors at synanda@jjay.cuny.edu