Gangs of New York

Walking Through the Catacombs of St. Patrick’s in Little Italy [PHOTOS]

Posted July 11, 2018 at 5:00 am

When walking around New York City, you can take in a whole different world if you just stop texting, get off Instagram, remove your Beats headphones and, instead, look up and down to notice the smaller details of the city: gargoyles carved into buildings, plaques set into sidewalks, mosaics wedged into odd places. But what […]

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When ‘Black Hand’ Gangsters Kidnapped a Doctor’s Son at 2 Prince Street

Last modified November 28, 2021 at 6:44 am

The fascinating thing about living on the Lower East Side is that nearly every building you pass carries a rich history. Whenever I walk around the neighborhood, my mind always flows to “who were the first people to live here” or, “I wonder if anything newsworthy every happened in this building.” My mind wanders. The […]

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Miramax Announces ‘Gangs of New York’ TV Series

Posted March 29, 2013 at 6:40 am

Not sure how we feel about this, but the Gangs of New York franchise is headed to the small screen.

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Five Points Era Drama “Copper” Premieres in August

Posted April 3, 2012 at 10:21 am

The oft-romanticized Five Points era of Gotham history is coming to the small screen later this summer, thanks to BBC America.

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Identifying the Gangs of New York

Posted April 3, 2012 at 6:28 am

Educating youths about gang culture starts early in local school. See more after the jump!