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Mafia Walking Tour
Outside of the New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York, NY
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Mafia Walking Tour
This popular and exciting weekly tour through NYC's Little Italy explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most powerful 20th century mobsters, and uncovers the truth behind many Mafia legends.

MORE INFO: http://mafiatour.org


---DISCUSS ON TOUR-----------------------------

   -The Sicilian/Italian immigrant experience
   -The history of Little Italy and its recent changes
   -The roots of the Mafia in Sicily and Naples
   -How did the Five Families of the American Mafia originate?
   -Historically influential Mafia "unknowns"
   -The truth behind Boardwalk Empire, The Godfather, etc.
   -Charlie Luciano, Vito Genovese, Giuseppe Morello, Giuseppe Masseria, Salvatore D'Aquila, Joe Biondo, Carlo Gambino, Joey Rao, Carmine Galante, Joey Gallo, Joe Colombo, Vincent Gigante, Peter DeFeo, Aniello Dellacroce, Beck Brothers, and many more...


---VISIT ON TOUR--------------------------------

   -Former social clubs
   -Former homes and hangouts
   -Sites of gangland hits
   -Tour ends at Mob Scene Gallery, where you will get to see authentic mob memorabilia (with free admission!)
   -And much more...


---YOUR GUIDE---------------------------

The tour is conducted by Eric Ferrara, founder of the Lower East Side History Project and author of the "MANHATTAN MAFIA GUIDE" (History Press, 2011)

Eric is a fourth-generation, native New Yorker whose family has been in Little Italy since the end of the 19th century.

He has also been a consultant on a number of movie and television projects, including HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE and Warner Brother's upcoming remake of THE GREAT GATSBY.


---TOUR REVIEWS---------------------------------

"Must do..."
-Frommer's

"You'll be amazed..."
-NBC

"Follow in their footsteps, literally..."
-SI Advance

"Nothing gets you closer to the real thing..."
-NY Newsday

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Location

Outside of the New Museum of Contemporary Art (View)
235 Bowery
New York, NY 10009
United States


Categories

Education > Other
Education > Tours
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Other

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Winston Salem, NC United States
Dec 20, 2011 9:48 AM
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Winston Salem, NC United States
Dec 20, 2011 9:48 AM
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Toronto, ON Canada
Dec 17, 2011 9:49 AM
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Toronto, ON Canada
Dec 17, 2011 9:49 AM
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Melbourne United States
Dec 16, 2011 6:34 AM
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Melbourne United States
Dec 16, 2011 6:34 AM

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