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  • Best Trail Runs Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springsby Adam Chase; Nancy Hobbs; Peter Jones

    Falcon Guides 2017; US$ 21.99

    Best Trail Runs Denver and Boulder features forty of the best trail runs within an hour of both cities—complete with color photos, maps, and detailed specs and trail descriptions, as well as GPS coordinates for all trailheads. Sidebars throughout the book highlight useful information about local restaurants, lodging, entertainment, and other amenities,... more...

  • Lost Restaurants of Omahaby Kim Reiner

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Omaha is known for its beef, but the history of its most famous restaurants goes far beyond. The French Café was the place to go to celebrate. Piccolo Pete’s, Mister C’s and Bohemian Café helped shape neighborhoods in Little Italy, North Omaha and Little Bohemia. The tales of restaurateurs like the tragic Tolf Hanson; the ever-optimistic Ross Lorello;... more...

  • Detour Nebraskaby Gretchen M. Garrison

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    For many, Nebraska is the flat prairie seen from the interstate. Yet with the Sandhills, bluffs and river valleys, the state has an abundance of riches. The heritage of early settlers is evident. Fort Kearny and Chimney Rock were pioneer harbors. The Fur Trade Museum and the Homestead Monument of America tell of those who came to make a life. Carhenge... more...

  • Cycling in Chicagoby Chris McAuliffe

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    In the late 19th and early 20th century, Chicago was the center of bicycle manufacturing in the United States. As an early industrial and transportation center, two-thirds of all bicycles manufactured in the United States were from Chicago�it was the Detroit of bike manufacturing. For decades, Chicago was also a center for cycling track and road racing.... more...

  • Belle Isleby Karen MacArthur Grizzard; Ericka L. Grizzard

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Detroit�s crowning jewel, Belle Isle, has been a leisure destination for natives and visitors alike for well over a century. Originating as Wahnabezee or �Swan Island� by Native Americans and Isle aux Cochons or �Hog Island� by early French settlers, the name was changed to Belle Isle in 1845 to honor Michigan governor Lewis Cass�s daughter Isabelle.... more...

  • Pittsburgh’s Greatest Teamsby David Finoli

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Pittsburgh is synonymous with winning. From the Penguins and Steelers to the Pirates and Panthers, the Steel City knows championships. The Negro League's Crawford and Homestead Grays are too often overlooked in the city's sports history but were as talented as any team that has played there. Names such as Lemieux, Crosby, Roethlisberger, Bradshaw,... more...

  • Richmond's Culinary Historyby Maureen Egan; Susan Winiecki; Dr. Leni Sorensen

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Richmond’s culinary history spans more than four hundred years and includes forgotten cooks and makers who paved the way for Richmond’s vibrant modern food scene. The foodways of local Indian tribes were pivotal to the nation. Unconventional characters such as Mary Randolph, Jasper Crouch, Ellen Kidd, Virginia Randolph and John Dabney used food and... more...

  • San Antonio's Historic Market Squareby Edna Campos Gravenhorst

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    San Antonio was founded in 1718. By 1730, the viceroy of New Spain had issued orders to map plazas, squares, and parks for the Canary Islanders who would be arriving in 1731. The plazas with their markets became the centers for business and entertainment. The first square was Plaza de Armas (Military Plaza); when the islanders arrived, they marked... more...

  • The War is in the Mountainsby Judith Matloff

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 8.99

    Mountainous regions are home to only ten percent of the world’s population yet host a strikingly disproportionate share of the world’s conflicts. Mountains provide a natural refuge for those who want to elude authority, and their remoteness has allowed archaic practices to persist well into our globalized era. As Judith Matloff shows, the result... more...

  • The Nordic Theory of Everythingby Anu Partanen

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 12.49

    At a 2012 conference on social mobility, Ed Miliband said: ‘If you want the American dream, go to Finland.’ For decades, the country best known for opportunity had been the United States, but that crown has now been taken by our Nordic neighbours. When journalist Anu Partanen moved from her Scandinavian home to the US in 2008, she quickly went from... more...