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My Urban Sherpa is an Internet resource for travelers and residents alike, whose plethora of interests and dearth of free time demand reliable information of the well-heeled and well-traveled. My Urban Sherpa recommends restaurants, shops, exercise facilities and cultural events that cover well-known destinations and hidden neighborhood gems. Easy to navigate, time efficient, and up-to-date, the site winnows an overwhelming number of choices into a manageable and reliable selection.

Visitors can search for information by category and neighborhood. Listings include the street address, phone number, map, Web link, pithy description and occasionally a logo or photo.

Kiehl's generic-looking packaging belies the non-generic quality of the contents...

E.A.T. the Store
Next door to E.A.T. the cafe is E.A.T. the store, where wonderfully delicious tr...

A lovely neighborhood restaurant, in the Flatiron, for a quiet lunch of salad, p...

Natural Frontier in Gramercy
A healthful grocery with juices to order.

New York Sports Club at 80th & Broadway
A full-service gym with cycling, yoga, Pilates, cardio, and conditioning classes...

Janet Sartin
The mothers of my chic friends all went here for skin care, and stocked their me...

Paul Frank
Whimsical and lovely clothes and gadgets for children and the childlike within u...

Alliance Francaise
A welcoming place where you can improve or learn French.

Manhattan Island Foundation
Test your swimming ability by circling the city in the Manhattan Island Marathon...

Map of Central Park
When running, biking, or walking in Central Park, knowing where you are going wi...

Pino Luongo, Restaurateur & Author

"For lunch, which, for the nature of my business, is my favorite time to go a...

Larchmont Hotel
A simple and clean, frill-free hotel in Greenwich Village with a per-night rate ...

Last Update: Tuesday Sep 30 2014