The Irish Mob of Hell's Kitchen: From the Gophers To the Westies
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Led by experienced guides, the tour begins at Gargiulo's Restaurant, where you will learn about the early years of the Hell's Kitchen Irish Mob, including the infamous Gophers Gang. You'll then make your way through the neighborhood, tracing the footsteps of notorious mobsters such as Owney Madden, Mickey Spillane, and James Coonan. Along the way, you'll see historic landmarks, secret meeting places, and learn about the brutal tactics employed by these powerful gangs.
The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours, covering approximately 1.5 miles. Comfortable shoes are recommended, as there will be some walking involved. This tour is not recommended for children under 12 years old.
The Irish Mob of Hell's Kitchen is a must-see for anyone interested in organized crime or New York City history. With an experienced guide providing context and stories, you'll come away with a deeper understanding of the city's past and present.
As you make your way through the once-dangerous streets of Hell's Kitchen, imagine what life must have been like for these gangsters and their families. With each new anecdote and revelation, you'll feel the weight of history and the power of the Irish Mob.
In summary, "The Irish Mob of Hell's Kitchen: From the Gophers to the Westies" is an exciting and informative tour showcasing the grittier side of New York City history. With experienced guides and fascinating stories, you'll gain a new perspective on the city and the powerful gangs that once ruled its streets. Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore the world of the Irish Mob. Book your tour now and get ready for an unforgettable experience.