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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.


City
Barneys
As delightful from the outside as it is from the inside, thanks to the deservedl...

McNally Robinson
Beautifully designed bookstore with a manageable but full selection, excellent s...

Cuisine
Zachys
The city wine shopper's version of a trip to the Napa Valley is a drive to Zachy...

The Cupcake Cafe at Casa Cupcake
Gorgeous cupcakes and magical birthday cakes. Don't be hesitant to ask for speci...

Self
John Barrett at Bergdorf Goodman

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental
A beautiful and serene environment with spa and adjoining fitness center includi...

Society
Society of Illustrators
A townhouse with gallery space that exhibits and celebrates illustration. There ...

Urban Hound
This site for dogs and their owners has great information about dog parks, out-o...

Sports
Aquatics at Chelsea Piers
Here is a 25-yard, six-lane pool with a backdrop of the Hudson River. Trainers a...

Boxing at Chelsea Piers
A fully equipped boxing and fitness center for novice and amateur fighters with...

Travel
Seat Guru
Started by a frequent flier as a way to request the best seat on the plane - the...

Walking Tours of Manhattan
These tours are led by a former Parks Department supervisor who for seventeen ye...



Last Update: Saturday Aug 27 2016