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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.
    Literary Horrors of New York City10/23/2020
    1:27:36
  2. 2.
    Ghost Stories of Old New York (ALIVE at Joe's Pub)10/16/2020
    1:25:41
  3. 3.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art10/09/2020
    1:28:18
  4. 4.
    The Mystery of the Central Park Obelisk10/02/2020
    57:00
  5. 5.
    The Real Life Adventures of Tom Thumb09/25/2020
    1:09:59
  6. 6.
    The Revolutionary Tavern of Samuel Fraunces09/18/2020
    58:20
  7. 7.
    James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal09/11/2020
    1:03:04
  8. 8.
    Dinosaurs and Diamonds: The American Museum of Natural History09/04/2020
    1:01:26
  1. 9.
    A New Deal for the Arts: Murals, Music and Theatrical Mayhem08/28/2020
    1:14:02
  2. 10.
    Robert Moses and the Art of the New Deal08/21/2020
    59:59
  3. 11.
    TESLA: The Inventor in Old New York08/14/2020
    51:36
  4. 12.
    The War on Newspaper Row08/07/2020
    1:05:08
  5. 13.
    Pulitzer vs Hearst: The Rise of Yellow Journalism07/31/2020
    1:02:42
  6. 14.
    Land of the Lenape: A Violent Tale of Conquest and Betrayal07/24/2020
    53:14
  7. 15.
    Midnight Cowboy (Bowery Boys Movie Club)07/17/2020
    1:28:24
  8. 16.
    Super City: The Secret Origin of Comic Books07/10/2020
    52:10
  9. 17.
    Tearing Down King George: The Monumental Summer of 177607/03/2020
    38:33
  10. 18.
    Welcome to Yorkville: German Life on the Upper East Side06/26/2020
    1:11:59
  11. 19.
    Seneca Village: Stories of New York's Forgotten Black Communities06/19/2020
    1:00:47
  12. 20.
    The East Side Elevateds: Life Under the Tracks06/12/2020
    1:13:24
  13. 21.
    The Silent Parade of 1917: Black Unity in a Time of Crisis06/04/2020
    39:49
  14. 22.
    The First Ambulance: The Humans (and Horses) That Saved New York05/29/2020
    43:56
  15. 23.
    Chop Suey City: A History of Chinese Food in New York05/22/2020
    42:47
  16. 24.
    Listener Stories: At Home In New York Part Two05/18/2020
    39:03
  17. 25.
    Listener Stories: At Home in New York Part One05/15/2020
    41:29
  18. 26.
    The Staten Island Quarantine War05/08/2020
    46:06
  19. 27.
    Moving Day! Madness and Mayhem in Old New York05/01/2020
    33:56
  20. 28.
    The Bowery Wizards: A History of Tattooed New York04/28/2020
    34:58
  21. 29.
    Nickelodeons and Movie Palaces: New York and the Film Industry 1893-192004/24/2020
    59:05
  22. 30.
    Lauren Bacall ... At Home At The Dakota Apartments04/21/2020
    43:58
  23. 31.
    Hart Island: The Loneliest Place in New York04/17/2020
    41:09
  24. 32.
    The Tale of Charging Bull and Fearless Girl04/14/2020
    39:54
  25. 33.
    Moonstruck: That's Amore!04/10/2020
    1:18:57
  26. 34.
    Vaccinated: New York and the Polio Outbreak04/07/2020
    1:02:44
  27. 35.
    Jenny Lind at Castle Garden04/03/2020
    49:31
  28. 36.
    Abandoned Pantheon: The Hall of Fame for Great Americans03/31/2020
    45:22
  29. 37.
    Tillie Hart - The Holdout of London Terrace03/27/2020
    43:47
  30. 38.
    The Straw Hat Riots of 192203/24/2020
    34:50
  31. 39.
    Has Jack the Ripper Come to Town? A Gilded Age Hysteria03/20/2020
    54:15
  32. 40.
    Uprising: The Shirtwaist Strike of 190903/06/2020
    1:02:05
  33. 41.
    1918: The Harlem Hellfighters02/21/2020
    1:07:07
  34. 42.
    What Gets Saved? Landmarks & Historic Districts Explained02/07/2020
    1:09:51
  35. 43.
    Andrew Carnegie and New York's Public Libraries01/23/2020
    1:02:55
  36. 44.
    The Holland Tunnel: The Wonder of the Jazz Age01/10/2020
    57:58
  37. 45.
    Just Desserts: The Origins of New York Cheesecake, Cannoli and More12/26/2019
    1:07:32
  38. 46.
    Christmas in New York: The Lights of Dyker Heights12/12/2019
    50:28
  39. 47.
    The Miracle on Eldridge Street11/28/2019
    1:05:12
  40. 48.
    Building Stuyvesant Town: A Mid-Century Controversy11/15/2019
    1:02:11
  41. 49.
    Gangs of New York (Bowery Boys Movie Club)11/01/2019
    1:20:16
  42. 50.
    Haunted Houses of Old New York10/17/2019
    1:11:49
  43. 51.
    The Forgotten Father of New York City10/04/2019
    1:13:25
  44. 52.
    The Promenade and Preservation of Brooklyn Heights09/19/2019
    59:35
  45. 53.
    The Story of Brooklyn Heights09/05/2019
    58:36
  46. 54.
    Dr. Hosack's Enchanted Garden: Botany, Medicine, and Discovery in Old New York08/23/2019
    1:11:26
  47. 55.
    Introducing Mob Queens08/19/2019
    6:11
  48. 56.
    Talking Trash: The NYC Department of Sanitation08/09/2019
    1:10:22
  49. 57.
    Saving the City: Women of the Progressive Era07/25/2019
    59:35
  50. 58.
    That Daredevil Steve Brodie, 'King of the Bowery'07/11/2019
    49:11
  51. 59.
    Secret Places of Upper Manhattan06/28/2019
    1:11:26
  52. 60.
    Sip-In At Julius': Gay New York In The 1960s06/13/2019
    1:04:36
  53. 61.
    The Tombs: Five Points' Notorious House of Detention05/31/2019
    56:54
  54. 62.
    Bagels: A New York Story05/16/2019
    59:34
  55. 63.
    Blood and Shakespeare: The Astor Place Riot of 184905/02/2019
    55:47
  56. 64.
    The World of Tomorrow: The New York World's Fair of 193904/19/2019
    1:04:47
  57. 65.
    Greenwich Village in the 1960s04/04/2019
    1:09:17
  58. 66.
    Uncovering Hudson Yards03/22/2019
    55:21
  59. 67.
    Boss Tweed's House of Corruption03/08/2019
    58:22
  60. 68.
    Scott Joplin in New York: A Ragtime Mystery02/23/2019
    1:06:30
  61. 69.
    Walt Whitman in New York and Brooklyn02/08/2019
    1:12:58
  62. 70.
    Taxi Driver (Bowery Boys Movie Club)01/31/2019
    1:17:54
  63. 71.
    The Treasures of Downtown Brooklyn01/25/2019
    56:08
  64. 72.
    House of Mystery: The Story of the Collyer Brothers01/10/2019
    44:37
  65. 73.
    #279 A New Year in Old New York: From Times Square to Chinatown12/27/2018
    1:00:29
  66. 74.
    #278 Newark vs. LaGuardia: The Tale of Two Airports12/14/2018
    57:38
  67. 75.
    #277 The New York Comedy Scene: A Marvelous History 11/30/2018
    1:05:30
  68. 76.
    #276 Murder on Bond Street: Who Killed Dr. Burdell?11/16/2018
    57:22
  69. 77.
    #275 Return to Tin Pan Alley: Saving American Music History11/01/2018
    56:16
  70. 78.
    #274 Ghost Stories of Hell's Kitchen10/19/2018
    58:16
  71. 79.
    #273 Peter Stuyvesant and the Fall of New Amsterdam10/05/2018
    1:09:41
  72. 80.
    #272 Life in New Amsterdam09/20/2018
    58:49
  73. 81.
    Counter Culture: Diners, Automats, and Luncheonettes in New York09/07/2018
    1:03:06
  74. 82.
    #270 Heaven on the Hudson: A History of Riverside Park08/23/2018
    56:32
  75. 83.
    #269 Harry Houdini and the Golden Age of Magic in New York08/09/2018
    1:02:34
  76. 84.
    #268 The Astonishing Saga of the Atlantic Cable07/26/2018
    55:10
  77. 85.
    #267 Broadway: The Story of a Street07/13/2018
    55:41
  78. 86.
    #266 New York City during the Revolutionary War (1776-1783)06/29/2018
    57:11
  79. 87.
    #265 Absolutely Flawless: A History of Drag in New York City06/15/2018
    57:33
  80. 88.
    #264 The Landmarks of Coney Island06/01/2018
    50:59
  81. 89.
    #263 Ebbets Field and the Glory Days of the Brooklyn Dodgers05/18/2018
    1:01:02
  82. 90.
    #262 Secrets of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine05/04/2018
    1:07:59
  83. 91.
    #261 The Huddled Masses: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty04/20/2018
    1:06:31
  84. 92.
    #260 Journey to Grey Gardens: A Tale of Two Edies04/06/2018
    55:17
  85. 93.
    #259 Crossing to Brooklyn: How the Williamsburg Bridge Changed New York03/23/2018
    52:50
  86. 94.
    #258 Tales from Tribeca History03/16/2018
    1:00:00
  87. 95.
    #257 Frozen In Time: The Great Blizzard of 188803/07/2018
    49:42
  88. 96.
    #256 DUMBO: Life on Brooklyn's Waterfront03/02/2018
    58:33
  89. 97.
    #255 The Rescue of Grand Central02/23/2018
    55:42
  90. 98.
    #254 The Destruction of Penn Station02/16/2018
    1:02:01
  91. 99.
    #253 Opening Day of the New York City Subway02/09/2018
    51:49
  92. 100.
    #252 The Underground Railroad: Escape through New York02/02/2018
    1:03:25
  93. 101.
    #251 McGurk's Suicide Hall: The Bowery's Most Notorious Dive01/18/2018
    53:26
  94. 102.
    #250 The Empire State Building: Story of an Icon01/12/2018
    1:03:27
  95. 103.
    Madam C.J. Walker: Harlem's Hair Care Millionaire01/04/2018
    49:38
  96. 104.
    #248 Sitting Down with Roz Chast of the New Yorker12/22/2017
    57:50
  97. 105.
    #247 Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Golden Age of Broadway12/15/2017
    55:27
  98. 106.
    #246 Tales from a Tenement: Three Families on the Lower East Side12/07/2017
    54:52
  99. 107.
    The Fall of the Fifth Avenue Mansions12/01/2017
    50:45
  100. 108.
    The Rise of the Fifth Avenue Mansions11/24/2017
    49:16
  101. 109.
    #243 New York In Neon: Signs of the City11/17/2017
    56:55
  102. 110.
    #242 New York and the Dawn of Photography11/10/2017
    57:00
  103. 111.
    #241 Edgar Allan Poe in New York10/26/2017
    1:01:07
  104. 112.
    #240 The Ghosts of Greenwich Village10/20/2017
    54:52
  105. 113.
    #239 Murder at the Manhattan Well10/13/2017
    49:13
  106. 114.
    #238 Astoria and Long Island City09/29/2017
    58:48
  107. 115.
    #237 Columbus Circle: A Century of Controversy09/15/2017
    50:59
  108. 116.
    #236 Times Square in the '70s09/08/2017
    1:03:06
  109. 117.
    The Crash of 1929: New York In Crisis09/01/2017
    56:01
  110. 118.
    Queen of the Speakeasies: A Tale of Prohibition New York08/18/2017
    59:44
  111. 119.
    The Roaring '20s: King of the Jazz Age08/04/2017
    59:34
  112. 120.
    #232 The Story of SoHo07/20/2017
    59:08
  113. 121.
    The Bowery Boys Present: The First Broadway Musical07/06/2017
    26:11
  114. 122.
    #231 The Stonewall Riots Revisited06/22/2017
    52:21
  115. 123.
    #230 Before Harlem: New York's Forgotten Black Communities06/08/2017
    56:58
  116. 124.
    #229 Live in Brooklyn! The Bowery Boys: Ten Years of Podcasting05/25/2017
    1:18:48
  117. 125.
    #228 The Pirate of Pearl Street: The New York Adventures of Captain Kidd05/12/2017
    48:42
  118. 126.
    #227 The Hindenburg Over New York04/27/2017
    47:19
  119. 127.
    #226 The Beauty Bosses of Fifth Avenue04/13/2017
    46:42
  120. 128.
    #225 P. T. Barnum and the Greatest Show on Earth03/31/2017
    54:29
  121. 129.
    #224 The Arrival of the Irish: An Immigrant Story03/16/2017
    54:18
  122. 130.
    The Algonquin Round Table03/03/2017
    59:45
  123. 131.
    #222 Who Killed Helen Jewett? A Mystery By Gaslight02/16/2017
    48:20
  124. 132.
    #221 New York: Capital City of the United States02/02/2017
    48:44
  125. 133.
    #220 George Washington's New York Inauguration01/20/2017
    51:24
  126. 134.
    #219 Newsies on Strike!12/23/2016
    52:20
  127. 135.
    #218 Lincoln Center and West Side Story12/09/2016
    55:48
  128. 136.
    #217: Truman Capote's Black And White Ball11/24/2016
    51:06
  129. 137.
    #216: Edwin Booth and the Players Club11/11/2016
    54:42
  130. 138.
    01 The Wheel: Ferris' Big Idea ('The First' Podcast Special Preview)10/28/2016
    50:01
  131. 139.
    #215 Ghosts of the Gilded Age10/14/2016
    1:01:12
  132. 140.
    #214 Bronx Trilogy (Part Three) The Bronx Was Burning09/29/2016
    57:31
  133. 141.
    #213 Bronx Trilogy (Part Two) The Bronx is Building09/16/2016
    56:42
  134. 142.
    #212 Bronx Trilogy (Part One) The Bronx Is Born09/01/2016
    54:02
  135. 143.
    #211 The Notorious Madame Restell: The Abortionist of Fifth Avenue08/18/2016
    50:33
  136. 144.
    #210 Digital City: New York and the World of Video Games08/04/2016
    52:09
  137. 145.
    #209 The Waldorf-Astoria's Complicated History07/21/2016
    50:45
  138. 146.
    #208 Great Hoaxes of Old New York07/07/2016
    49:15
  139. 147.
    #207 The First Subway: Beach's Pneumatic Marvel06/24/2016
    50:49
  140. 148.
    #206 The Lenape: The Real Native New Yorkers06/10/2016
    51:12
  141. 149.
    #205 The Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold05/26/2016
    44:41
  142. 150.
    The Cotton Club: The Aristocrat of Harlem05/13/2016
    33:59
  143. 151.
    #203 Nikola Tesla in New York04/28/2016
    46:23
  144. 152.
    #202 The Lower East Side: A Culinary History04/15/2016
    55:19
  145. 153.
    #201 GOWANUS! Brooklyn's Troubled Waters04/01/2016
    57:47
  146. 154.
    #200 Jane Jacobs: Saving the Village03/18/2016
    1:00:58
  147. 155.
    #199.5: Bowery Boys - Behind the Scenes03/08/2016
    39:22
  148. 156.
    #199 Battle For The Skyline: How High Can It Go?02/19/2016
    54:19
  149. 157.
    #198 Greenpoint, Brooklyn: An Industrial-Strength History02/05/2016
    53:31
  150. 158.
    #197 Danger In The Harbor: The Black Tom Explosion of 191601/22/2016
    46:23
  151. 159.
    #196 Ready to Wear: A History of the Garment District01/08/2016
    52:08
  152. 160.
    #195 Midnight in Times Square: New Year's Eve in New York City12/10/2015
    49:22
  153. 161.
    #194 Nellie Bly: Undercover in the Madhouse11/13/2015
    54:18
  154. 162.
    #193 St. Mark's Place: Party in the East Village!10/30/2015
    50:25
  155. 163.
    #192 Haunted Landmarks of New York10/16/2015
    54:22
  156. 164.
    #191 The Great Fire of 177610/02/2015
    50:03
  157. 165.
    #190 The Curious Case of Typhoid Mary09/18/2015
    50:44
  158. 166.
    #189 TAXI: History of the New York City Taxicab09/04/2015
    57:51
  159. 167.
    #188: The Murder of Stanford White08/06/2015
    53:27
  160. 168.
    #187: Super City: New York and the History of Comic Books07/24/2015
    52:08
  161. 169.
    #186 Hell's Kitchen: New York's Wild West07/09/2015
    50:42
  162. 170.
    #185 Adventures on Governors Island06/26/2015
    58:16
  163. 171.
    #184 The Flatiron Building: A Story from Three Sides06/11/2015
    50:56
  164. 172.
    #183 Orchard Street: Life in the Lower East Side05/29/2015
    57:56
  165. 173.
    Mae West: "Sex" on Broadway05/15/2015
    51:45
  166. 174.
    #181 Park Slope and the Story of Brownstone Brooklyn05/01/2015
    58:07
  167. 175.
    #180 The Chelsea Piers and the Age of the Ocean Liner04/17/2015
    50:46
  168. 176.
    #179 The Fight for Bryant Park04/03/2015
    51:12
  169. 177.
    #178: The Crystal Palace: America's First World's Fair03/20/2015
    46:42
  170. 178.
    #177 The Big History of Little Italy02/20/2015
    51:58
  171. 179.
    #176 Billie Holiday's New York01/23/2015
    36:46
  172. 180.
    #175 Bowery Boys 2014 Year In Review12/25/2014
    50:55
  173. 181.
    #174 American Kicks: A History of the Rockettes12/12/2014
    50:03
  174. 182.
    #173 Ruins of the World's Fair: New York State Pavilion11/14/2014
    57:28
  175. 183.
    #172 Ghost Stories of Brooklyn10/16/2014
    49:56
  176. 184.
    #171 The Keys to Gramercy Park09/19/2014
    51:56
  177. 185.
    The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino08/22/2014
    48:35
  178. 186.
    #169 The Tallest Building In New York: A Short History08/07/2014
    33:00
  179. 187.
    #168 DUEL! Aaron Burr vs. Alexander Hamilton07/11/2014
    29:15
  180. 188.
    #167 Cleopatra's Needle and the Freemasons Secret06/27/2014
    48:25
  181. 189.
    #166 General Slocum Disaster 190406/13/2014
    27:32
  182. 190.
    #165 Ladies' Mile05/30/2014
    48:46
  183. 191.
    #164 The Astor Place Riot05/01/2014
    49:09
  184. 192.
    #163 South Street Seaport04/04/2014
    49:53
  185. 193.
    #162 George Washington Bridge03/07/2014
    47:10
  186. 194.
    #161 Fire Department of New York (FDNY)02/07/2014
    44:40
  187. 195.
    #160 Tompkins Square Park01/10/2014
    46:49
  188. 196.
    #159 The Broadway Musical: Setting the Stage12/13/2013
    57:04
  189. 197.
    #158 Hotel Theresa: The Waldorf of Harlem11/15/2013
    23:31
  190. 198.
    #157 Early Ghost Stories of Old New York10/18/2013
    57:21
  191. 199.
    #156 The Boy Mayor of New York09/20/2013
    44:53
  192. 200.
    #155 Sesame Street to Seinfeld: NYC TV 1969-201308/23/2013
    22:19

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