Back when the Green-Wood Cemetery first opened, it was one of the most prominent tourist destinations for families, matching Niagara Falls.
Founded in opposition to the Federalist Party, Tammany Hall was a Democratic Party organization that played a major role in NYC and New York State politics.
Today in NYC history, November 19, 1871, William "Boss" Magear Tweed was arrested. Here are some fun facts you may not have known about the corrupt Boss Tweed.
New book Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York highlights the interior landmarks of NYC including Radio City Music Hall, City Hall Subway Station, and more.
NYC's Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village is a wonderful respite from the city but all around it, secrets abound in the history of how it came to be.
Late 1860s NYC was in the clutches of Tammany Hall run at the time by notorious Boss Tweed. Lawyers fight back establishing the Bar of the City of NY in 1870