Smart Guide New York is a pocket-sized encyclopedia of local knowledge. Its unique A-Z format is packed with information and listings selected and updated by a local writer. The book condenses this iconic city's neighbourhoods into an easy-reference travel companion, giving you instant access to all the key sights and attractions, alongside beautiful pictures and detailed mapping. After a concise run-down of New York's must-see attractions, the Area sections reveal the most interesting neighbourhoods in the city, from bustling Midtown to the affluent Upper East and West Sides and lively Greenwich Village, as well as the outer boroughs including Brooklyn and The Bronx. There is a detailed Atlas section to aid navigation around the city. The A-Z features over 400 listings organised by everything from architecture to sports, so readers can pick and choose what to see and do, whether that's enjoying the dazzling nightlife, exploring the city's green spaces or shopping at Bloomingdale's. In addition, Insight Guides' trademark cultural and historical focus is evident in the chapters on movies, literature, music, dance and theatre. Sections on hotels, essential information and transport help you make the most of your visit.