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With summer in full swing and tourists on the move, we asked you to create a guide to your city to highlight the special places out-of-towners often miss. We've received submissions from all over the world full of hidden gems and local favorites. Take a look at these top guides and let us know which makes you want to pack your bags.
The winner will receive a GOOD T-shirt and a year's subscription to keep or send to a friend. We will take your votes through Monday, August 8th and announce the winner Tuesday, August 9th.
By Heather Diane Hardison
Heather Diane Hardison is a freelance illustrator and sign painter based out of Berkeley.
By Kayte Koskinen
A very hasty sketch of where the locals eat/drink/snack on a regular basis. We also have a few good food trucks that move around: Purple Carrot and Trailer Park'd.
By Sam Kapila
Sam Kapila is a designer in south Austin who loves food.
By Belinda Chen
Asheville, North Carolina
By Adam Johnson
Asheville, North Carolina is a place many have been but few have really experienced. This guide I created should help navigate your way to a few local spots that will make you feel like you are a proud Ashevillian.
I grew up in Asheville and know the area very well. It was extremely difficult to condense it onto one page. Perhaps I will release some more info on this beautiful city in the future. Check out my blog at www.sajgraphics.tumblr.com or my website at: www.sajgraphics.com
New York, New York
By Decho Pitukcharoen
Here is my project to represent some fascinating architecture, restaurants, and places between two sides of The High Line.
Syracuse, New York
By Danielle Carrick
Growing up in New Jersey, Danielle Carrick often had to defend her beautiful home state against those that formed their impressions from watching Jersey Shore. Her second home, Syracuse, New York, was similarly underrated. Let this guide be an introduction to the depth of culture, beauty and intellect that resides in Syracuse.