William Jay Gaynor, the 94th mayor of NYC, tried to reform the city before (and for three years after) a man tried to end Gaynor's life.
On August 6, 1930, New York State Supreme Court Justice Joseph Force Crater disappeared, never to be seen again by the public eye.
In urban planner and architecture speak, you often hear of the term “contextual development” or “contextual design.” This means that
Tammany Hall (44 Union Square East), once home to the Democratic party machine that ran New York City, is getting a major facelift, complete with a glass dome.
Many famous individuals have lived in NYC, and many have also been buried here. Here are some of the most famous individuals buried in and near the city.
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.
Comedian, Carl Barron, will be performing at the historic Soho Playhouse, one of the original off-Broadway theatres that still embraces its sordid past.
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.
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
Tammany Hall is associated with Boss Tweed and the corruption of machine politics but the headquarters today house the New York Film Academy in Union Square NYC