Growing up with family in New York City, the boroughs were a great place to explore. From little hidden gems to family favorites, the non-commercial locales were personal favorites. These special places had history and tradition that iconic names can hijack. Mitch Broder's book, Discovering Vintage New York shares these often overlooked locales.
The Big Apple is full of culture and character. While many tourists flock to the big red buses taking them to the guide book highlights, smaller locales offer a different glimpse to this iconic city. The 50 locales in Discovering Vintage New York can offer a glimpse into the grit, history and unique charm of the city.
This book is more than just a guide book. Each locale's description is more than just a visit suggestion. It shares a moment in time. From historic restaurants to quirky shops, each location has connection to the spirit of this timeless city.
Some locations, like Cargnie Deli or Serendipty 3 have been immortalized in movies and books. While other locales, like a little music shop, make visitors forget the big box, cliche prominent traps. The collection of places provides the reader a glimpse into a culture, history and vibe that is quintessentially New York.
If you long for a time forgotten and a guide to the bygone metropolis, read Discovering Vintage New York. Your next visit to the Big Apple could be an unforgettable one.