During the early part of the 20th century, the East Village and Lower East Side were known as “Wicked New York,” where bad deeds went unchecked, including murder, prostitution, grave-robbing and more. The East Village Gangster and Crime Tour takes you on a trip through the sordid past of the city on a two-hour stroll through the streets where gangsters wined, dined, stole and schemed. Thrill to tales of the Jewish and Italian gangsters that ruled the streets and take a visit to Tomkins Square Park, home of a tragic boat fire that changed the face of the neighborhood.
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