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The Bowery Boys: New York City History

By Bowery Boys Media

New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it?

  1. 1.
    Sip-In At Julius': Gay New York In The 1960s06/13/2019
    1:04:36
  2. 2.
    The Tombs: Five Points' Notorious House of Detention05/31/2019
    58:56
  3. 3.
    #290 Bagels: A New York Story05/16/2019
    1:03:16
  4. 4.
    #289 Blood and Shakespeare: The Astor Place Riot of 184905/02/2019
    55:47
  5. 5.
    #288 The World of Tomorrow: The New York World's Fair of 193904/19/2019
    1:08:30
  6. 6.
    #287 Greenwich Village in the 1960s04/04/2019
    1:12:40
  7. 7.
    #286 Uncovering Hudson Yards03/22/2019
    1:01:09
  8. 8.
    #285 Boss Tweed's House of Corruption03/08/2019
    1:01:24
  1. 9.
    #284 Scott Joplin in New York: A Ragtime Mystery02/23/2019
    1:08:29
  2. 10.
    #283 Walt Whitman in New York and Brooklyn02/08/2019
    1:15:44
  3. 11.
    #282 Taxi Driver (Bowery Boys Movie Club)01/31/2019
    1:19:17
  4. 12.
    #281 The Treasures of Downtown Brooklyn01/25/2019
    1:07:44
  5. 13.
    #280 House of Mystery: The Story of the Collyer Brothers01/10/2019
    46:01
  6. 14.
    #279 A New Year in Old New York: From Times Square to Chinatown12/27/2018
    1:01:13
  7. 15.
    #278 Newark vs. LaGuardia: The Tale of Two Airports12/14/2018
    1:02:40
  8. 16.
    #277 The New York Comedy Scene: A Marvelous History 11/30/2018
    1:08:06
  9. 17.
    #276 Murder on Bond Street: Who Killed Dr. Burdell?11/16/2018
    1:01:42
  10. 18.
    #275 Return to Tin Pan Alley: Saving American Music History11/01/2018
    1:01:02
  11. 19.
    #274 Ghost Stories of Hell's Kitchen10/19/2018
    1:01:11
  12. 20.
    #273 Peter Stuyvesant and the Fall of New Amsterdam10/05/2018
    1:11:10
  13. 21.
    #272 Life in New Amsterdam09/20/2018
    1:00:19
  14. 22.
    #271 Counter Culture: Diners, Automats, and Luncheonettes in New York09/07/2018
    1:04:35
  15. 23.
    #270 Heaven on the Hudson: A History of Riverside Park08/23/2018
    59:46
  16. 24.
    #269 Harry Houdini and the Golden Age of Magic in New York08/09/2018
    1:05:21
  17. 25.
    #268 The Astonishing Saga of the Atlantic Cable07/26/2018
    55:10
  18. 26.
    #267 Broadway: The Story of a Street07/13/2018
    1:00:06
  19. 27.
    #266 New York City during the Revolutionary War (1776-1783)06/29/2018
    59:17
  20. 28.
    #265 Absolutely Flawless: A History of Drag in New York City06/15/2018
    1:04:50
  21. 29.
    #264 The Landmarks of Coney Island06/01/2018
    57:28
  22. 30.
    #263 Ebbets Field and the Glory Days of the Brooklyn Dodgers05/18/2018
    1:01:52
  23. 31.
    #262 Secrets of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine05/04/2018
    1:11:10
  24. 32.
    #261 The Huddled Masses: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty04/20/2018
    1:10:25
  25. 33.
    #260 Journey to Grey Gardens: A Tale of Two Edies04/06/2018
    57:39
  26. 34.
    #259 Crossing to Brooklyn: How the Williamsburg Bridge Changed New York03/23/2018
    54:34
  27. 35.
    #258 Tales from Tribeca History03/16/2018
    1:03:14
  28. 36.
    #257 Frozen In Time: The Great Blizzard of 188803/07/2018
    49:42
  29. 37.
    #256 DUMBO: Life on Brooklyn's Waterfront03/02/2018
    58:33
  30. 38.
    #255 The Rescue of Grand Central02/23/2018
    55:42
  31. 39.
    #254 The Destruction of Penn Station02/16/2018
    1:02:01
  32. 40.
    #253 Opening Day of the New York City Subway02/09/2018
    51:49
  33. 41.
    #252 The Underground Railroad: Escape through New York02/02/2018
    1:03:25
  34. 42.
    #251 McGurk's Suicide Hall: The Bowery's Most Notorious Dive01/18/2018
    53:26
  35. 43.
    #250 The Empire State Building: Story of an Icon01/12/2018
    1:03:27
  36. 44.
    #249 Madam C.J. Walker: Harlem's Hair Care Millionaire01/04/2018
    49:38
  37. 45.
    #248 Sitting Down with Roz Chast of the New Yorker12/22/2017
    57:50
  38. 46.
    #247 Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Golden Age of Broadway12/15/2017
    55:27
  39. 47.
    #246 Tales from a Tenement: Three Families on the Lower East Side12/07/2017
    54:52
  40. 48.
    #245 The Fall of the Fifth Avenue Mansions12/01/2017
    50:45
  41. 49.
    #244 The Rise of the Fifth Avenue Mansions11/24/2017
    49:16
  42. 50.
    #243 New York In Neon: Signs of the City11/17/2017
    56:55
  43. 51.
    #242 New York and the Dawn of Photography11/10/2017
    57:00
  44. 52.
    #241 Edgar Allan Poe in New York10/26/2017
    1:01:07
  45. 53.
    #240 The Ghosts of Greenwich Village10/20/2017
    54:52
  46. 54.
    #239 Murder at the Manhattan Well10/13/2017
    49:13
  47. 55.
    #238 Astoria and Long Island City09/29/2017
    58:47
  48. 56.
    #237 Columbus Circle: A Century of Controversy09/15/2017
    50:59
  49. 57.
    #236 Times Square in the '70s09/08/2017
    1:03:06
  50. 58.
    #235 The Crash of '29: New York In Crisis09/01/2017
    56:01
  51. 59.
    #234 Queen of the Speakeasies: A Tale of Prohibition New York08/18/2017
    59:44
  52. 60.
    #233 The Roaring '20s: King of the Jazz Age08/04/2017
    59:34
  53. 61.
    #232 The Story of SoHo07/20/2017
    59:08
  54. 62.
    The Bowery Boys Present: The First Broadway Musical07/06/2017
    26:11
  55. 63.
    #231 The Stonewall Riots Revisited06/22/2017
    52:21
  56. 64.
    #230 Before Harlem: New York's Forgotten Black Communities06/08/2017
    56:58
  57. 65.
    #229 Live in Brooklyn! The Bowery Boys: Ten Years of Podcasting05/25/2017
    1:18:48
  58. 66.
    #228 The Pirate of Pearl Street: The New York Adventures of Captain Kidd05/12/2017
    48:42
  59. 67.
    #227 The Hindenburg Over New York04/27/2017
    47:19
  60. 68.
    #226 The Beauty Bosses of Fifth Avenue04/13/2017
    46:42
  61. 69.
    #225 P. T. Barnum and the Greatest Show on Earth03/31/2017
    54:29
  62. 70.
    #224 The Arrival of the Irish: An Immigrant Story03/16/2017
    54:18
  63. 71.
    #223 The Algonquin Round Table03/03/2017
    59:45
  64. 72.
    #222 Who Killed Helen Jewett? A Mystery By Gaslight02/16/2017
    48:20
  65. 73.
    #221 New York: Capital City of the United States02/02/2017
    48:44
  66. 74.
    #220 George Washington's New York Inauguration01/20/2017
    51:24
  67. 75.
    #219 Newsies on Strike!12/23/2016
    52:20
  68. 76.
    #218 Lincoln Center and West Side Story12/09/2016
    55:47
  69. 77.
    #217: Truman Capote's Black And White Ball11/24/2016
    51:06
  70. 78.
    #216: Edwin Booth and the Players Club11/11/2016
    54:42
  71. 79.
    01 The Wheel: Ferris' Big Idea ('The First' Podcast Special Preview)10/28/2016
    50:01
  72. 80.
    #215 Ghosts of the Gilded Age10/14/2016
    1:01:12
  73. 81.
    #214 Bronx Trilogy (Part Three) The Bronx Was Burning09/29/2016
    57:31
  74. 82.
    #213 Bronx Trilogy (Part Two) The Bronx is Building09/16/2016
    56:42
  75. 83.
    #212 Bronx Trilogy (Part One) The Bronx Is Born09/01/2016
    54:02
  76. 84.
    #211 The Notorious Madame Restell: The Abortionist of Fifth Avenue08/18/2016
    50:33
  77. 85.
    #210 Digital City: New York and the World of Video Games08/04/2016
    52:09
  78. 86.
    #209 The Waldorf-Astoria's Complicated History07/21/2016
    50:45
  79. 87.
    #208 Great Hoaxes of Old New York07/07/2016
    49:15
  80. 88.
    #207 The First Subway: Beach's Pneumatic Marvel06/24/2016
    50:49
  81. 89.
    #206 The Lenape: The Real Native New Yorkers06/10/2016
    51:12
  82. 90.
    #205 The Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold05/26/2016
    44:41
  83. 91.
    #204 The Cotton Club: The Aristocrat of Harlem05/13/2016
    33:59
  84. 92.
    #203 Nikola Tesla in New York04/28/2016
    46:23
  85. 93.
    #202 The Lower East Side: A Culinary History04/15/2016
    55:19
  86. 94.
    #201 GOWANUS! Brooklyn's Troubled Waters04/01/2016
    57:47
  87. 95.
    #200 Jane Jacobs: Saving the Village03/18/2016
    1:00:58
  88. 96.
    #199.5: Bowery Boys - Behind the Scenes03/08/2016
    39:21
  89. 97.
    #199 Battle For The Skyline: How High Can It Go?02/19/2016
    54:18
  90. 98.
    #198 Greenpoint, Brooklyn: An Industrial-Strength History02/05/2016
    53:31
  91. 99.
    #197 Danger In The Harbor: The Black Tom Explosion of 191601/22/2016
    46:23
  92. 100.
    #196 Ready to Wear: A History of the Garment District01/08/2016
    52:08
  93. 101.
    #195 Midnight in Times Square: New Year's Eve in New York City12/10/2015
    49:22
  94. 102.
    #194 Nellie Bly: Undercover in the Madhouse11/13/2015
    54:18
  95. 103.
    #193 St. Mark's Place: Party in the East Village!10/30/2015
    50:25
  96. 104.
    #192 Haunted Landmarks of New York10/16/2015
    54:22
  97. 105.
    #191 The Great Fire of 177610/02/2015
    50:02
  98. 106.
    #190 The Curious Case of Typhoid Mary09/18/2015
    50:44
  99. 107.
    #189 TAXI: History of the New York City Taxicab09/04/2015
    57:51
  100. 108.
    #188: The Murder of Stanford White08/06/2015
    53:27
  101. 109.
    #187: Super City: New York and the History of Comic Books07/24/2015
    52:08
  102. 110.
    #186 Hell's Kitchen: New York's Wild West07/09/2015
    50:42
  103. 111.
    #185 Adventures on Governors Island06/26/2015
    58:15
  104. 112.
    #184 The Flatiron Building: A Story from Three Sides06/11/2015
    50:56
  105. 113.
    #183 Orchard Street: Life in the Lower East Side05/29/2015
    57:56
  106. 114.
    #182 Mae West, "Sex" on Broadway05/15/2015
    51:45
  107. 115.
    #181 Park Slope and the Story of Brownstone Brooklyn05/01/2015
    58:07
  108. 116.
    #180 The Chelsea Piers and the Age of the Ocean Liner04/17/2015
    50:46
  109. 117.
    #179 The Fight for Bryant Park04/03/2015
    51:11
  110. 118.
    #178: The Crystal Palace: America's First World's Fair03/20/2015
    46:42
  111. 119.
    #177 The Big History of Little Italy02/20/2015
    51:57
  112. 120.
    #176 Billie Holiday's New York01/23/2015
    36:46
  113. 121.
    #175 Bowery Boys 2014 Year In Review12/25/2014
    50:55
  114. 122.
    #174 American Kicks: A History of the Rockettes12/12/2014
    50:03
  115. 123.
    #173 Ruins of the World's Fair: New York State Pavilion11/14/2014
    57:28
  116. 124.
    #172 Ghost Stories of Brooklyn10/16/2014
    49:56
  117. 125.
    #171 The Keys to Gramercy Park09/19/2014
    51:56
  118. 126.
    #170 The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino08/22/2014
    48:35
  119. 127.
    #169 The Tallest Building In New York: A Short History08/07/2014
    32:59
  120. 128.
    #168 DUEL! Aaron Burr vs. Alexander Hamilton07/11/2014
    29:15
  121. 129.
    #167 Cleopatra's Needle and the Freemasons Secret06/27/2014
    48:25
  122. 130.
    #166 General Slocum Disaster 190406/13/2014
    27:32
  123. 131.
    #165 Ladies' Mile05/30/2014
    48:46
  124. 132.
    #164 The Astor Place Riot05/01/2014
    49:09
  125. 133.
    #163 South Street Seaport04/04/2014
    49:53
  126. 134.
    #162 George Washington Bridge03/07/2014
    47:10
  127. 135.
    #161 Fire Department of New York (FDNY)02/07/2014
    44:40
  128. 136.
    #160 Tompkins Square Park01/10/2014
    46:49
  129. 137.
    #159 The Broadway Musical: Setting the Stage12/13/2013
    57:04
  130. 138.
    #158 Hotel Theresa: The Waldorf of Harlem11/15/2013
    23:31
  131. 139.
    #157 Early Ghost Stories of Old New York10/18/2013
    57:21
  132. 140.
    #156 The Boy Mayor of New York09/20/2013
    44:53
  133. 141.
    #155 Sesame Street to Seinfeld: NYC TV 1969-201308/23/2013
    22:19
  134. 142.
    #154 New York in the Golden Age of Television08/02/2013
    53:30
  135. 143.
    #153 NYC and the Birth of Television06/28/2013
    51:46
  136. 144.
    #152 Bellevue Hospital05/31/2013
    45:23
  137. 145.
    #151 The Limelight: Church, Nightclub and Mall05/03/2013
    44:58
  138. 146.
    #150 Consolidation! Five Boroughs, One Big City04/05/2013
    55:57
  139. 147.
    #149 John Peter Zenger and the Power of the Press03/08/2013
    48:37
  140. 148.
    #148 The Great Blizzard of 188802/08/2013
    48:57
  141. 149.
    #147 Art Insanity: The Armory Show of 191301/11/2013
    25:19
  142. 150.
    #146 Herald Square12/14/2012
    54:40
  143. 151.
    #145 Bicycle Mania! From Velocipede to Ten-Speed11/16/2012
    20:40
  144. 152.
    Hurricane Sandy Update11/02/2012
    16:03
  145. 153.
    #144 Mysteries and Magicians of New York10/19/2012
    54:06
  146. 154.
    #143 Water for New York: Croton Aqueduct09/21/2012
    46:09
  147. 155.
    #142 New York University (NYU)08/24/2012
    45:43
  148. 156.
    #141 New York Beer History07/27/2012
    49:39
  149. 157.
    #140 Rockaway Beach06/29/2012
    49:27
  150. 158.
    #139 Brooklyn Academy of Music06/01/2012
    46:09
  151. 159.
    #138: St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery05/04/2012
    53:26
  152. 160.
    #137 NYC and the World of Radio04/05/2012
    55:14
  153. 161.
    #136 High Line Walking Tour03/22/2012
    32:38
  154. 162.
    #135 The High Line03/09/2012
    45:22
  155. 163.
    #134 St. Patrick's Cathedral02/10/2012
    46:07
  156. 164.
    #133 Red Hook: Brooklyn on the Waterfront01/13/2012
    21:37
  157. 165.
    #132 Electric New York: Edison and the City Lights12/16/2011
    50:39
  158. 166.
    #131 The First Apartment Building11/18/2011
    21:51
  159. 167.
    #130 Haunted Histories of New York10/21/2011
    50:35
  160. 168.
    #129 Chinatown09/23/2011
    45:07
  161. 169.
    #128 Hoaxes and Conspiracies of 186408/28/2011
    45:27
  162. 170.
    #127 The Civil War Draft Riots07/22/2011
    50:43
  163. 171.
    #126 Fernando Wood: The Scoundrel Mayor07/01/2011
    22:32
  164. 172.
    #125 Sardi's Restaurant06/10/2011
    44:50
  165. 173.
    #124 Idlewild/JFK Airport05/13/2011
    49:15
  166. 174.
    #123 TRUMP04/29/2011
    22:03
  167. 175.
    #122: The Grid - Commissioners Plan of 181104/15/2011
    47:58
  168. 176.
    #121 Fraunces Tavern03/18/2011
    49:27
  169. 177.
    #120 NYC and the Birth of the Movies02/17/2011
    52:12
  170. 178.
    #119 The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge01/21/2011
    39:32
  171. 179.
    #118 Times Square12/17/2010
    55:51
  172. 180.
    #117 Mark Twain's New York12/03/2010
    24:39
  173. 181.
    #116 American Museum of Natural History11/24/2010
    52:06
  174. 182.
    #115 African Burial Ground11/05/2010
    18:57
  175. 183.
    #114 Supernatural Stories of New York10/22/2010
    54:21
  176. 184.
    #113 Niblo's Garden10/08/2010
    21:01
  177. 185.
    #112 Archibald Gracie and His Mansion09/17/2010
    46:02
  178. 186.
    #111 Subway Graffiti 1970-198909/03/2010
    20:34
  179. 187.
    #110 New York City Subway, Part 2: By the Numbers (and Letters)08/20/2010
    47:41
  180. 188.
    #109 New York City Subway, Part 1: Birth of the IRT08/06/2010
    48:43
  181. 189.
    #108 Cable Cars, Trolleys and Monorails07/23/2010
    19:41
  182. 190.
    #107 New York's Elevated Railroads07/08/2010
    44:59
  183. 191.
    #106 Staten Island Ferry06/25/2010
    20:48
  184. 192.
    #105 The Newsboys Strike of 189906/11/2010
    39:49
  185. 193.
    #104 CBGB & OMFUG05/28/2010
    18:36
  186. 194.
    #103: Case Files of the NYPD05/14/2010
    48:55
  187. 195.
    #102 Brighton Beach and Manhattan Beach04/30/2010
    17:47
  188. 196.
    #101 The Bronx Zoo04/16/2010
    39:43
  189. 197.
    #100 Robert Moses03/19/2010
    1:07:21
  190. 198.
    #99 Madison Square Garden02/19/2010
    45:33
  191. 199.
    #98 Manhattan Bridge02/05/2010
    17:07
  192. 200.
    #58 Delmonico's Restaurant01/29/2010
    18:36

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