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Karen Friedman Hill: The Wife Of The Infamous ‘Goodfellas’ Gangster
Karen Friedman Hill's transition from innocent teenager to hard-living wife of gangster Henry Hill is more dramatic than Goodfellas could ever depict.
The True Story Of Mobster Billy Batts’ Murder Was Too Brutal Even For ‘Goodfellas’
His death was one of the main plot points in Martin Scorsese's iconic film about life in the mob.
How Grand Central Terminal’s Whispering Gallery Allows You To Hear Soft Words 30 Feet Away
Explaining the unusual architectural phenomenon of the whispering gallery that carries even the quietest words across dozens of feet amid swells of croud noise.
The Real Story Of Paul Vario, The Gangster Behind Paul Sorvino’s ‘Goodfellas’ Character
As the capo of the Lucesse crime family, Paul Vario was not a man you wanted to cross.
Lee Morgan Was One Of Jazz’s Biggest Stars — Until His Wife Shot Him In The Middle Of A Show
Lee Morgan's wife saved his jazz career and his life. And then she ended it.
This Island Was One Of New York’s Popular Beach Destinations – Until It Disappeared Forever
Though no one is completely sure, Hog Island seems to have disappeared sometime during the 1920s.
The True Story Of “Donnie Brasco” And Joseph Pistone’s Undercover Fight Against The Mafia
For six long years, Joseph Pistone abandoned his personal life and worked his way up the rungs of the Bonanno crime family as Donnie Brasco.
How John Gotti Assassinated Paul Castellano, “The Boss Of Bosses”
On December 16, 1985, John Gotti organized a ruthless assassination on Gambino crime boss Paul Castellano outside Sparks Steak House in New York City. It was a murder that would change the New York Mafia forever.
Hart Island Is Home To Over One Million Dead Bodies — And Is Just Miles From Manhattan
As one of the world's largest potter's fields, Hart Island is home to over one million unmarked graves.
Inside The Greenwich Village Apartment That Cost Just $28 A Month
Patricia O'Grady spent 63 years living in a Greenwich Village two-bedroom, all for less than the price of a weekly MetroCard.
How Elvita Adams Jumped From The Empire State Building’s 86th Floor And Lived To Tell About It
The fall from the observational deck of the Empire State Building is about 1,050 feet.