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真正的犯罪

当疯狂轰炸机恐怖纽约市

A ticking bomb goes off at 大中央总站. The seats at 无线电城音乐厅, rigged with explosive devices planted inside the upholstery. Bombs found at the Empire State Building, others detonating at movie theaters 和 in phone booths, at the New York Public Library 和 in subway stations. An explosion inside Macy’s. Chaos, […]

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鲍里男孩书架 真正的犯罪

‘The Vapors’:阿肯色州的温泉小镇如何成为纽约黑帮的天堂

奥尼·麦登(Owney Madden)是纽约之一’s most infamous gangsters, a bootlegger 和 谋杀er who seemed to cross paths with every major cultural marker of the Roaring 20s. He opened the Cotton Club (with Jack Johnson), dated Mae West, 和 operated a liquor smuggling racket that catered to the city’最忙碌的演讲。本质上是Madden […]

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鲍里男孩书架 真正的犯罪

贝德福德大街的美女: Wild Brooklyn teens in a shocking real-life 1902 谋杀 神秘

我看完了 弗吉尼亚·麦康奈尔的真正犯罪翻页者 贝德福德大街的美女 然后立即去听我最喜欢的音乐演员专辑- 芝加哥。麦康奈尔故事中的“坏女孩”弗洛伦斯·伯恩斯很容易成为Roxie Hart和Velma Kelly的灵感来源,前提是她是1920年代的拍档。伯恩斯的现实生活中的麻烦早于[…]

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播客 真正的犯罪

进入位于旧纽约市中心的五点陵,臭名昭著的拘留所

播客 19世纪纽约市的许多故事似乎导致了这座陵墓,这座残酷的监狱建筑群以险恶的建筑和令人恐惧的声誉而闻名。有些人可能会觉得奇怪 曼哈顿拘留所 纽约市市政监狱之一,应位于繁华的纽约市附近 Chinatown and Little Italy. Stranger still is […]

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美国历史 真正的犯罪

Insanity: 160 years ago today, Congressman Daniel Sickles shot 和 killed the son of Francis Scott Key

On the 160th anniversary of the killing of Phillip Barton Key, I’m reposting this article from 2014 which originally ran on the 100th anniversary of Daniel Sickle’s death. We don’t have large, parade-like funeral processions marching up the avenues as they once did during the Gilded Age 和 in the early years of the 20th […]

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播客 真正的犯罪

邦德街谋杀案:谁杀了伯德尔博士?

播客 比阿加莎·克里斯蒂(Agatha Christie)小说更令人曲折的瓦斯灯谋杀之谜! 1857年1月31日,一位著名牙医 Harvey Burdell was found brutally 谋杀ed — strangled, then stabbed 15 times — in his office 和 home 和 Bond Street, a once-trendy street between Broadway 和 the Bowery. The suspects for this horrific crime populated the rooms […]

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外星人 真正的犯罪

涉嫌开膛手杰克的纽约谋杀案

场景背后的历史 您最喜欢的电视节目或故事片中那个历史场景背后的真实故事是什么? 鲍里男孩博客上的半常规功能,我们将与TNT的限量系列一起复活该系列 外星人。在此处查找有关其他历史主题电视节目的其他文章(《疯子》, The […]

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真正的犯罪

弗兰克·塞尔皮科(Frank Serpico):一部新的纪录片重新审视了英雄(和神话)的制作

弗兰克·塞尔皮科 is a member of an elite group of important American figures (along with Erin Brockovich 和 Karen Silkwood) that are almost entirely defined by the actors who played them in movies. Even if you lived in New York City in the early 1970年代 和 remember Serpico from the headlines, most likely you picture […]

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真正的犯罪

‘Dead End’:在拥有自己历史的空间中重现Bogart经典作品

1935年,西德尼·金斯利(Sidney Kingsley)执导的剧作《死胡同》(Dead End)在百老汇首演,人们十分期待,因为金斯利(Kingsley)的戏剧《白衣男人》(Men In White)去年获得了普利策戏剧奖。今天,这可能是关于“死胡同”最不有趣的细节。您可能知道两个的其中一个[…]

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真正的犯罪

1903年Bowery最令人讨厌的轿车的便捷指南

Many of the 酒吧 和 taverns found on the Bowery today are unfortunately clean, friendly 和 even trendy establishments, wonderful safe places to meet with friends 和 family. Not a ruffian or scoundrel in sight. Where’有趣吗?当然,就其大部分历史而言,Bowery是最臭名昭著的地方之一[…]

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在海滨 真正的犯罪

纽盖特(Westgate)纽约州监狱的故事

You may not be aware of the Weehawken Historic District, a collection of 14 buildings of unique architectural character in the far 西村.  It lies at the foot of 克里斯托弗街 和 centers around the one-block-long Weehawken Street. You really should take a stroll down here. It will take you all of one minute; the street […]

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真正的犯罪

‘Days of Rage’ 和 Nights of Terror

Right before noon on March 6, 1970, an explosion tore open a lovely 格林威治村 townhouse at 18 West 11th Street 和 awoke New York City to a violent new threat. The remains of three bodies were discovered in the smoking debris but they weren’这个安静社区的居民。他们是The Weather […]

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真正的犯罪

周日的恐怖:炸毁圣帕特里克的失败阴谋’s Cathedral

1914年10月13日下午,一枚炸弹在圣帕特里克西北角爆炸。’s Cathedral, sending deadly iron shrapnel flying through the room. A stained glass window was shattered 和 an 18-inch hole (shown in the picture below) was blown into the floor.  While the pews were partially filled with worshipers, there was only a […]

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真正的犯罪 纽约战时

In 1914, a 泽西城 烟花 和 munitions plant exploded. Was it sabotage by the Germans?

一百年前的今天& Street 烟花 plant, located in the Greenville section of 泽西城, exploded in a horrible shower of fire 和 glass.  Four men were killed instantly 和 dozens of employees were injured.  Several surrounding buildings “像纸牌屋一样破碎。”隆隆声震撼了整个[…]

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神秘故事 真正的犯罪

1914年的录音电话谋杀案:图片中的奥秘

这个女人对你来说像个杀人犯吗?这是长岛弗里波特最受尊敬的男人之一埃德温·卡曼(Edwin Carman)博士的妻子佛罗伦萨·卡曼(Florence Carman)’s south shore.  卡曼夫人将成为100年前纽约人着迷的谋杀案审判的中心。卡曼博士接待了一位访客[…]