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Newcomer’s Handbook for Moving to and Living in New York City, Updated for 2015!

The twenty-third edition of the Newcomer’s Handbook® for Moving to and Living in New York City: Including Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Northern New Jersey, about 415 pages long, contains detailed information on neighborhoods, getting settled, helpful services, child care and education, cultural life, green living, and much more. Updated by Julie Schwietert Collazo, […]

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Harry Potter Film Locations in London

It has been an exciting month for Harry Potter fans. On July 8th, J.K. Rowling released a short story narrated by Rita Skeeter, the gossip-crazed character that readers first meet in The Goblet of Fire. The 1,500 word story is entitled “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final,” which has Rita gossiping over Dumbledore’s […]

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Newcomer’s Handbooks Explores its LGBT Communities – Part 2

In celebration of LGBT Month, Newcomer’s Handbooks can help you find out which states support marriage equality and help you move with the assistance of our relocation books, all of which include a section on LGBT life in the city. Last week we looked at LGBT-friendly cities on the west coast. This week, we start […]

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Portland – A Newcomer’s Perspective

Being a newcomer to a place is both exciting and frightening. I was born and raised in the Midwest, and didn’t even step foot on an airplane until my first year of college. After graduating, however, I knew that the comfortable stability of the Midwest would never be for me, and so I embarked on […]

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New Atlanta Handbook Now Available!

Brand new edition for 2014! First Books, publisher of the bestselling Newcomer’s Handbook® relocation series, is excited to announce publication of the fifth edition of the Newcomer’s Handbook® for Moving to and Living in Atlanta: Including Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Cherokee Counties. This 370-page volume will quickly orient newcomers to the history, culture, and lifestyle […]

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