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.
Explore the city on bike with four themed bike routes packed with history that will excite the adventure in cyclists of all types through Brooklyn and Manhattan
It turns out crime does pay -- The legacy of Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall.