THE POP CULTURE LOVER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY
by Bob Egan of PopSpotsNYC.com
with Maps by Jim Egan


THE WEBSITE WITH OVER 120 NEIGHBORHOOD MAPS SHOWING THE EXACT LOCATIONS OF 1000's OF FAMOUS POP CULTURE SPOTS ACROSS THE CITY (with addresses and cross-streets following), including:
1) MOVIES AND TV LOCATIONS and BROADWAY THEATERS
 2) MUSIC (Music Venues; Album Cover Locations; Legendary Jazz Clubs)
  3) CELEBRITY RESIDENCES
   4) LITERARY LANDMARKS ( including Bookstores)
    5) COMIC BOOK SUPERHERO LOCATIONS
6) FAMOUS NYC BUILDINGS, SCULPTURES, AND PAINTINGS
 7) NEW YORK and U.S. HISTORY
  8) SPORTS (Famous NYC Sports Stars; Legendary Stadiums: Where to Play)
   9) MUSEUMS, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, and TOURS (to come)
    10) OFFBEAT RESTAURANTS, BARS, STORES, and THINGS TO SEE AND DO
     11) COOL PLACES FOR KIDS

SAMPLE: "Movies set in Greenwich VIllage":


In June 2018. . . you can buy the easy-to-carry book version with over 2,000 locations mapped out:

The book is called POP CULTURE - NEW YORK CITY: THE ULTIMATE LOCATION FINDER and is published by (Applause Books /Hal Leonard Publications) .


The back cover . . .




The table of contents . . .




Look for it at your local bookstore , especially in New York CIty. Support your local bookstores! It's also available online from, among other places, Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and Target.com and can also be ordered through your local bookshop. For my list of over 250 new, used, and specialty bookstores in NYC, click here.


The book is arriving in bookstores now. (as of June 28, 2018)




NOTE: This website was the working manuscript for the book version so there might be slight variations in the text - and misspellings, There are also some additional chapters here, most involving pictures, which could not fit into the book. This website is also the skeleton for an app version to follow. In the future look for additional Pop Culture Lover's Guides to Los Angeles/San Francisco and London.

Contents. . .


1) 500 MOVIE and TV LOCATIONS (Maps)

          • Includes:
              • NYC film poster locations
              • TV Sitcom Locations
              • Cult TV Show Locations
              • Where to See Live TV Shows
          • 300 Best Loved Movies Filmed in NYC (List)


2) 41 BROADWAY THEATERS &
    30 CONCERT HALLS (Maps)

          • Includes:
              • A list of Broadway theaters by number of seats,
                with facts about each
              • A list of NYC Concert Halls by number of seats



3) 10 LEGENDARY COMEDY CLUBS
    (Map)

          • Includes:
             • Ten Legendary 1950's- 1990's Comedy Clubs:
               Their heydays and who they helped launch

               into Pop Culture fame



4) 175 NYC MUSIC VENUE
    LANDMARKS (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Folk, Rock, Punk, Disco, and Hip-Hop Clubs
                and Concert Halls from the 1950's to the 1990's
             • Famous Recording Studios and their Hits
             • 40 Top NYC Music Videos (via Spin Magazine)(link)


5) 125 NYC RECORD ALBUM
    COVER LOCATIONS (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Folk, Rock, Punk, New Wave, Disco, Hip Hop,

               and Showtunes

             • List of Used Vinyl Record and CD Stores (List)


6) 110 HISTORIC JAZZ CLUBS
    of the 1920's to1960's (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Maps of former 52ND STREET, HARLEM &

               GREENWICH VILLAGE jazz clubs

             • Over 80 historic photos of many clubs
               and musicians


7) 325 NYC CELEBRITY
    RESIDENCES (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • TV, Movie, and Rock Stars
             • Addresses of the celebrities (alphabetical) (List)

8) 100 NYC LITERARY
    LANDMARKS (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Scene Locations, Iconic Novels by Neighborhood,
               and Famous Writer's Addresses
          • The 100 Most Notable NYC Novels (List)
          • The 25 Most Notable NYC Children's,
             and Young Adult Books (List)
          • List of over 250 New, Used, and Specialty NYC Bookstores (List)


9) 90 COMIC BOOK & MOVIE
    SUPERHEROES LOCATIONS (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Where the superheroes live and work
             • Famous scene locations
          • NYC Comic Book Stores (List)

10) 200 ICONIC NYC BUILDINGS
     and PUBLIC SCULPTURES (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Skyscrapers, Bridges, Parks, Historical Buildings
                and Celebrated, Eclectic, and Cool Sculptures
          • The 100 Most Iconic NYC Buildings (List)
          • The 100 Most Iconic NYC Sculptures (List)


11) 100 ICONIC NYC PAINTINGS
     (Maps)

          • Includes:
             • Where famous paintings were painted
             • A page of over 75 images of the
                paintings located
               on the maps (images)
             • Where famous artists and photographers
                lived (List)


12) 30 NYC SPORTS LEGENDS'
      RESIDENCES (Maps)

            and
       25 LEGENDARY SPORTS STADIUMS
      (Maps)

          • Includes:
                • NYC's Professional Sports Teams
                • Official NYC Sports Clothing and Memoribilia Stores
             • 50 Places to Play Sports in New York CIty (List)

             • 25 Top Pop Cultural Moments in NYC
               Sports History (List)



13) 50 SPOTS OF NYC HISTORY in POP CULTURE (Maps)

          • Includes:
            • Where famous photographs were taken
            • Mob locations, Death Scenes, Inventions, Hotels,
              U.S. Presidents, Ethnic, Women's and Gay History
              locations
             • Neighborhoods (i.e. Soho) and Historical Trade
               Districts (i.e. the Flower District.)
            • 35 NYC Tech Company Locations (Map)

14) 50 NYC TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
      and MUSEUMS (List)

          • Includes:
             • The Top Free Sights by Neighborhood and
               The Top Attractions with Admission
               Fees
            • The Top 13 Most-Visited Museums and
               67 other Specialty Museums by Subject (List)

           • A List of Museums that are either Always Free,
              Free on Special Nights, or Pay-What-You-Wish
               (List)

            • Sightseeing Busses and Specialty
               Tours (TO COME) (List)


15) 75 UNIQUE and OFFBEAT NYC PLACES (Maps)

          • Includes:
            • Random places and trivia for NYC walkers
          • Unique & Offbeat Stores (List).
          • Unique & Offbeat Restaurants and Bars (List).
          • Offbeat Annual Events (List).

16) 60 NYC PLACES FOR KIDS AND TEENS (List)

          • Includes:
            • Cool, fun, and interesting places to take
               kids and teens

17) SITE SOURCES AND LINKS

          • List of Sources (List)






ABOUT THE WEBSITE AND BOOK

No doubt about it, New York City is the pop culture capital of the world. And for good reason. Movies, TV shows, iconic photographs, works of literature, landmark buildings, amazing sculptures, and historic cultural events: they all happen here.

While other NYC guides can get you to Central Park, they won't tell you where in the park to find the exact spots where over a hundred of your favorite movies were filmed or dozens of famous album covers were shot. That's why every pop-culture-loving explorer needs a copy of this one-of-a-kind treasure map to all the famous places you've heard or read about over the years.

Ready to explore? The website and book features a multitude of maps and addresses to thousands of locations where some of the greatest moments in pop culture took place, The Pop Culture Lover's Guide to New York City (and the book "Pop Culture New York City: The Ultimate Location Finder ") will lead you to:

• The locations of classic films like Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Godfather, and popular TV shows such as Friends and Gossip Girl *

Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly looks into Tiffany's wIndow at the southeast corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th street in 1961's Breakfast at Tiffany's.



• Buildings where hundreds of celebrities live, including Celebrity Row along Central Park West *
• The epicenters of cultural revolutions like the Studio 54 nightclub and the Stonewall Inn
•  Hundreds of iconic buildings and sculptures you can see, mosly for free, and so much more!
So whether you like movies, TV, theater, music, sports, comics, video games, or literature this website and book will take you on an exhilarating, not-to-be-forgotten adventure!

ABOUT BOB EGAN

Bob Egan is the founder of PopSpotsNYC.com, a popular website detailing the successful searches for the long-lost locations of hundreds of rock and roll album cover and movie scene locations.

Having been referred to as the "Sherlock Holmes of Pop Culture," Mr. Egan and PopSpots have been profiled in magazines and online articles throughout the world. He has been the host of several Sony Records promotional videos for Bob Dylan and Billy Joel box-set collections

Mr. Egan is an author, editor, and researcher. His newest book is a guide to over 2,000 pop culture locations in New York City, to be releasd later this year. He also gives lectures and tours on New York City Pop Culture.

Bob and PopSpots in the New York Post

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