The Purple Passport to New York City is part of the eBook guide series by The Purple Passport (http://www.thepurplepassport.com). Essential reading for hip, discerning travelers and on-the-go locals, the New York City guide provides insider tips on over 450 handpicked venues, covering hotels, nightlife spots, restaurants, shops, sights, and spas. While the guide includes assorted favorites from various boroughs, its focus is on Manhattan.
The carefully curated selection of venues, organized by neighborhood for quick and easy reference, allows readers to create distinctive New York City experiences. These range from zooming to the top of the city at iconic architectural marvels to going below ground at hot subterranean nightclubs; turning the clock back 5,000 years by glimpsing masterpieces at formidable art museums to scoping the most cutting-edge contemporary canvases in neighborhood gallery districts; sampling the most refined avant-garde fare in the poshest restaurants to enjoying a casual burger and frozen custard in the park; riding on a wooden rollercoaster at a historic boardwalk to calming those rattled nerves at a plush spa; scooping up funky vintage pieces at trendy boutiques to scoring a fresh-from-runway look at classic department stores.