A night with the Whyo’s

The Whyo's gang were described by journalists as one of the worst to have ever infested the city of New York. Founded in the late 1800's, they ruled the old Five Points neighborhood, the 4th & 6th wards with a reign of terror from 1860 to 1890, their call Why-ooo,...

The Hudson Dusters

The Hudson Dusters were a street gang that were founded in the late 1890s by “Circular Jack”, “Kid Yorke”, and Francis “Goo Goo" Knox, the gang began operating from an apartment house on Hudson Street. Goo Goo Knox, a former and noted member of the Gopher Gang who...

The Water Street Revival

Water Street was originally located on the waterfront in the 4th Ward on the Lower East Side which is now the Financial District today. “For at least twenty-five years, Water Street was probably the scene of more violent crime than any other street on the continent.”...

Corcoran’s Roost

Corcorans Roost was a neighborhood the East Side of Manhattan, today its known as Tudor City. Named after James "Paddy" Corcoran a plaque hangs on the spot where Corcorans Roost stood. James Corcoran was was born in Ireland in 1819 in...
The Hudson Dusters

The Hudson Dusters

The Hudson Dusters were a street gang that were founded in the late 1890s by “Circular Jack”, “Kid Yorke”, and Francis...

The Water Street Revival

The Water Street Revival

Water Street was originally located on the waterfront in the 4th Ward on the Lower East Side which is now the...

Corcoran’s Roost

Corcoran’s Roost

Corcorans Roost was a neighborhood the East Side of Manhattan, today its known as Tudor City....

The Tweed Ring

The Tweed Ring

The Tweed Ring was a small group of people lead by William Marcy "Boss" Tweed who briefly ruled the Gilded Age of New...

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Thomas Snake Kinney

Thomas Snake Kinney

Thomas Snake Kinney was a Missouri state senator, he was one of the founding members of the infamous Egan's Rats, a...

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