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  • Alyssa Wood, Heather Kapplow, Kim Windyka 111 Places in Boston That You Must Not Miss

    If you want to go beyond the Boston of brochures and get to the heart of this mysterious, charming old metropolis, you need to dig deep...and be willing to get a little weird. 111 Places in Boston That You Must Not Miss is a guidebook with a twist: one that takes you far off the beaten path—and the Freedom Trail—to explore a side of the city that's offbeat, unexpected, and completely fascinating for visitors and locals alike. 

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  • Cristyle Egitto, Jakob Takos 111 Places in Palm Beach That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    An in-depth and diverse look into the past and present of the Palm Beaches through notable locations, history, scandal and tales of the town. Whether you were born here or are simply enjoying a long weekend, there is much to be discovered between these pages. From hidden artwork in Tequesta to haunted quarters in West Palm Beach to traditional Japanese traditions in Yamato, navigate the varying landscapes of the wealthiest county in Florida. 

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  • Dana DuTerroil, Joni Fincham, Daniel Jackson 111 Places in Houston That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    Space City. Bayou City. Hustletown. Clutch City. Crush City. What’s the story behind all these nicknames? 111 Places is your guide to the hidden stories behind Houston’s nicknames, stereotypes, and statistics. As America’s most diverse city, each chapter provides 111 unique ways to explore Htown. Buy bling for your ride as well as your smile, dance to zydeco or two-step where Willie Nelson got his start, and view a 12-piece mariachi band from the interstate.  

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  • Travis Swann Taylor 111 Places in Atlanta That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    Atlanta gifts her visitors a generous dose of Southern hospitality and international culture steeped in history, flavors, and high-tech, all on the wings of progress and a keen eye on the future. This guidebook is a journey through Atlanta’s identity from its Native American origins through the tumultuous U.S. Civil War, uncovering contemporary oddities and adventures all the way to 8,113 A.D.
     

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  • Jesse Pitzler, Kelsey Roslin, Nick Yeager 111 Places in Austin That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    Those who know Austin know it to be a magical place. Live music surges through the air and cleansing creek water flows through the hills. The motto, “Keep Austin Weird,” illustrates residents’ appreciation for small businesses and cooky, eccentric local characters. It’s never felt quite like the rest of Texas here. Still, there’s the same sense of intense pride for one’s place.
    The underbelly of Austin is just as full of strange delights as its surface is. Scandals and corruption reveal themselves in this political town. The legacies of one of the earliest serial killers and mass shootings linger ominously. Yet despite its dark secrets, little-known stories of progress and creativity abound too. Music venues and local pools have fought and continue to fight racism. There is a universal love for queso, a Tex-Mex delicacy, and Leslie, an iconic cross-dressing homeless activist who was said to personify the city’s motto—these stories bring people together, and now they’re yours to discover.
     

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  • Jean Hodgens, Wendy Lubovich 111 Places in the Hamptons That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    It’s easy to fall in love with the Hamptons. Charming towns, pristine beaches – and that luminous light cherished by locals and generations of beach lovers.
    While it’s famous for its magnificent mansions and coiffed hedges, there is so much more here to than meets the eye. Come find the hidden secrets of Hamptons waiting to be discovered with 111 Places in the Hamptons That You Must Not Miss.
    Hang ten at a secret surfers’ beach. See the studio where artist Jackson Pollock painted his masterpieces. Get lost in a field of lavender. Visit a haunted lighthouse. Ride a horse along a secluded beach. Take a stroll in the graveyard where Picasso’s forgotten muse is buried.
    From wood-shingled windmills to hydrangea-rimmed roads. White, sandy beaches – to calm, bayside views. These places of nature, history, art, and delightful quirkiness are the very reasons why the East End of Long Island has become one of the most beloved travel destinations in the world.

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  • Katrina Nattress, Jason Quigley 111 Places in Portland That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    “Keep Portland Weird” is just the tip of this delightfully bizarre city’s iceberg. Summon spirits at a haunted pizzeria. Let it all hang out at a nude beach on the Columbia River. Get your kicks at the world’s only vegan strip club, and visit the world’s smallest park (blink and you might miss it). Through these pages, you’ll learn about a Portland that’s even weirder than you could have ever imagined.
     

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  • Sandra Gurvis 111 Places in Columbus That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    From “Cowtown” to the biggest town in Ohio, Columbus has always been an incubator for new ideas and products. There’s always something to do and something for everyone, whether attending one of the many professional and amateur sporting events; experiencing fine dining or experimenting with exotic cuisine; or participating in the city’s vivid, nonstop arts and cultural scene. A hidden gem that stands on its own, Columbus keeps people coming back for more.
     

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  • Amy Bizzarri, Susie Inverso 111 Places for Kids in Chicago That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    111 Places for Kids in Chicago That You Must Not Miss is not your typical kid-centered guide to Chicago: Step off the beaten tourist path, lace up your gym shoes and get ready to set off on 111 adventures across Chicagoland. Feed a giraffe; kiss a beluga; find a ghost; descend into an energy portal; see (and smell!) a corpse flower in bloom. Learn how soap is made; meet a million dollars and more. If you’re looking for out-of-the-box family adventures, this is the guide for you!

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  • Michelle Madden, Janet McMillan 111 Places in Milwaukee That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    Milwaukee is undoubtedly the jovial land of beer and cheese (and brats, bowling and The Brewers, for that matter), but it’s also a center for world-class art, architecture, culture and innovation. Visit a 15th century French chapel, and a 425 million-year-old tropical reef. Throw a turkey at the nation’s oldest sanctioned bowling alley. Watch an art museum flap its wings, or tour an urban cheese factory to find out why cheese curds squeak. Discover 111 unexpected treasures in Milwaukee.

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  • Floriana Petersen 111 Places in Silicon Valley That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    This insider’s guide to Silicon Valley highlights 111 unique locations to explore in the famous tech capital along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. Along with accessible spots on the storied campuses of tech giants such as Apple, Google and Facebook, the guidebook explores the stunning architectural and natural treasures of the area. From the Spanish porticoes of the Stanford campus to the humble offices Cesar Chavez 111 Places In Silicon Valley That You Must Not Miss” helps local residents and visitors discover the secrets of this technological mecca that was once covered in fruit orchards.

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  • Joe Conzo, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick 111 Places in the Bronx That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    The Bronx has a world famous reputation for Hip Hop, graffiti, and World Series championships. Soldiers who fought here during the American Revolution that have given way to today’s rebels in street fashion. Visit the locations were rap music was born and where the Lincoln Memorial was carved - by immigrants. Explore an island neighborhood of fishing boats and saloons. Look for ghosts on an abandoned railway station. Visit and explore this incredibly diverse section of New York City.

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  • Leslie Adatto, Clay Williams 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss Travel Guide

    111 Rooftops in New York City That You Must Not Miss is the ultimate guide to an urban treasure trove of rooftop gems.  It will guide the reader throughout the five boroughs to rooftop bars, restaurants, rooftop farms, sports and cultural events and even to green roofs. It is packed with sumptuous photos and brimming with handy insights into the nuance, atmosphere and clientele of each place, including practical information like the closest subway stop.

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  • Lewis W. Hine, Wilfried Kaute »The Boss don't care«

    Kinderarbeit in den USA 1908-1917

    Die Kamera als Zeuge - Fotografien von Lewis W. Hine

     

    Die Bilder sind berührend und bestürzend zugleich: Zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts dokumentierte der Fotograf Lewis W. Hine das Leben von arbeitenden Kindern in den USA. Beauftragt von Amerikas erster Lobbyorganisation gegen Kinderarbeit, dem National Child Labor Committee, kämpfte er mit seiner Kamera als Waffe gegen die Ausbeutung der Kleinsten und Schwächsten, die, ihren Arbeitgebern schutzlos ausgeliefert, sowohl seelische als auch körperliche Verletzungen von ihrer Arbeit davontrugen.

    Mit einem Vorwort von Jean Ziegler, Globalisierungsgegner und UN-Berater, zum Thema
    Kinderarbeit heute.
     

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  • Ed Lefkowicz, John Major 111 Places in Brooklyn That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    It doesn’t take a passport to visit Brooklyn, as some Manhattanites might lead you to believe. Still, Brooklyn can feel a world away. And that’s precisely what locals loveabout it. It’s independent. Fiercely headstrong about maintaining its individuality. Tolerant of the different, the foreign, the weird. But what outsiders might be surprised to learn is that Brooklyn is less an undifferentiated mass than a collection of neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive character and history. From Bay Ridge, Bed-Stuy and Bergen Beach to Weeksville, Williamsburg and Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn is a patchwork quilt of communities stitched together with mismatched threads from nearly everywhere in
    the world. Celebrating its in-your-face diversity, but continuallychurning those differences into something fresh and unique, Brooklyn embodies a hip and cool version of the American experiment. E pluribus unum– from many comes one. Here are 111 places to start your explorations.

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  • Ed Lefkowicz, Wendy Lubovich 111 Museums in New York That You Must Not Miss

    Travel Guide

    New Yorkers love their museums. It’s an obsession. From Gauguin to gangsters, finance to food, New York City has the richest museum culture in the world. Only here, can a former run down tenement, be transformed to one of the most beloved museums in the city. And for New Yorkers, simply finding the best museums is an urban sport itself; a personal quest to seek out the cool, the curious and the uncanny. Consider this book your little cheat sheet. A treasure guide to the secret corners of the iconic museums, a field guide to the little museums you never dreamed existed. Dive in. Press pause from the world and discover a curated reality. We learn, we grow, we are amused and inspired. And when we leave, we feel a little more connected to the city around us, and to ourselves. And that’s what being a New Yorker is all about.

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  • Amy Bizzarri, Susie Inverso 111 Orte in Chicago, die man gesehen haben muss

    Chicago – das Herz des Mittleren Westens – bietet sowohl seinen Bewohnern als auch den zahlreichen Touristen eine erstaunliche Vielfalt: die unzähligen Sandstrände des Lake Michigans, einen Fluss, der zum  Kajak- und Bootfahren einlädt, Architektur zum Staunen, Sportmannschaften zum Anfeuern und die unterschiedlichen Viertel zum Erkunden. Musik ist der Herzschlag der Stadt: Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B und Blues  prägen Stadt und Menschen. Chicago ist eine Stadt der Erfindung, Innovation und Integration. Jede Ecke hat eine  Geschichte zu erzählen. Lernen Sie 111 Orte und Geheimnisse kennen und entdecken Sie die Windy City wie nie  zuvor.

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  • Andréa Seiger 111 Places in Washington That You Must Not Miss

    Whether one is a visitor or a long-time resident, go on a scavenger hunt through this beautiful, interesting, and lavishly landscaped city. Explore all four quadrants, into the neighborhoods and beyond the monuments in search of unusual venues, artifacts and art, such as Einstein’s surround-sound; the pantry and kitchen of a great estate; gifts to the people of the United States and monuments to great musicians. Discoveries may be hidden or even in plain sight. There are treasures everywhere.

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  • Elisabeth Larsen 111 Places in The Twin Cities That You Must Not Miss

    When most people think of Minneapolis and St. Paul, they think of frigid winters and thousands of lakes. So most people who come explore the Twin Cities are surprised because the truth is that this metropolis is where history, the arts, and world cultures combine to create a dynamic community that is constantly reinventing itself. Bonded by the Mississippi River and studded with lakes, creeks, and waterfalls, this Midwestern destination is a place where nature meets the city with a flair unmatched by any other urban areas in the United States.

    The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are packed with secrets and adventures. Visit the sites of St. Paul’s nefarious mobster past or paddleboard down a hidden canal that looks like a Monet landscape. Take in a show at the Minneapolis theater where Prince played his first solo gig, ski on a lake decorated with ice luminaries, and sample lefse and lingonberries in a Norwegian market. Discover 111 places in the Twin Cities that will amaze and delight you, whether it’s your first visit or fifteenth, or you are a native daughter or son who is lucky to call this land of sky blue waters your home.
     

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  • Joe DiStefano, Clay Williams 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss

    Staggering ethnic diversity, rich cultural history, and a robust arts scene make Queens one of the most exciting destinations in all of New York City. See and taste the world, travel back in time, and experience nature all without leaving the confines of Queens.
    Home to immigrants from Azerbaijan to Vietnam and points in between Queens is truly a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Eat your way through China, Malaysia, Romania, and visit a Tibetan dumpling speakeasy—no passport necessary. Visit the birthplace of religious freedom in America and then tour local Hindu, Thai and Korean temples. Marvel at migratory birds and terrapins and visit the oldest tree in New York City.
    Whether you’re a first time visitor or a long-time resident, you’ll find 111 hidden places in Queens. The most majestic of New York City’s borough’s is yours to explore and discover.
     

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  • John Dean, Allison Robicelli 111 Places in Baltimore That You Must Not Miss

    There is possibly no city in the United States as misunderstood as Baltimore, and yet there are few that can match it in majesty. One of the oldest Great Cities of America, Baltimore is profoundly rich in history and culture. But its character is not only derived from its past: Charm City’s present and future belong to the thousands of artists and innovators who call it come. Baltimore is full of adventure and surprises. You’ll visit the site of one of the most notorious scenes in cinematic history, and a candy shop that birthed a legendary R&B group. You’ll hear music performed by future classical music stars, grab a bite at the last old-fashioned Polish smokehouse on the East Coast, and spend a day on a street art scavenger hunt. You will find 111 hidden places in Baltimore, whether it is your first time visiting or your 20th time, and even if you have been here for a lifetime. The city is yours to discover.

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