Hidden New York

Hidden New York

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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.re-created the towers in miniature using tin, papier-mache, and oil- based paint. ... Atop gravestones Jewish mourners often place tiny pebbles rather than the flowers and candles of the Christian faiths. ... Chinese families pay respects to their ancestors at local cemeteries, where they often will burn incense, make ritual offerings of food and symbolic money, share holiday eats, and set off firecrackers. ... Not as permanent as the Egyptian pyramid or the large Urban Remembrance 339.

Title:Hidden New York
Author:Marci Reaven, Steven J. Zeitlin, Martha Cooper
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2006-10-05


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