I just found out about the Never Walk Alonely Planet series, on my favorite blog about urbanism – The Pop-Up City.
Just like Spotted by Locals, Never Walk Alonely Planet’s aim is to show insiders and visitors of a city not the highlights, but an insider’s view of a city. I haven’t read one yet, but it looks very interesting!
According to the Pop-Up City the series shows an insider’s perspective on the social and cultural reality of the city, with attention to daily life, political dimensions, and spatial consequences. The guides are appealing to both born and raised city dwellers and first-time visitors to a city.
I haven’t found an official website of the publisher, but it seems so far they have published guides on 2 cities:
Beirout – Beyroutes – initiated by Studio Beirout