Rise and Fall of the American Mafia Combo Tour & Dinner
Combo Tour and Dinner in Little Italy Duration: 3.5 hours Join us on a 2 hour walking tour and learn about the beginnings of organized crime in America. Hear about the Black Hand or La Mano Nera extorting money from the new Italian immigrants and terror they caused in this very neighborhood. Learn about the first Italian Police Officer that helped bring them down. See where during prohibition a war between bootleggers broke out and people were killed just like in the wild west. Learn about the original “Godfather” and his demise that led to the beginning of the modern day mob. Visit what were social clubs and speakeasies that were run by the wiseguys. Walk the streets where famous mob movies and TV shows were filmed. How did such a powerful organized crime syndicate disintegrate? Join us and you will find out. After the tour we will eat in a famous restaurant in Little Italy that was one of the favorites of the mob on Mulberry St. Sit and enjoy a meal where once the Wiseguys ate and drank. You will enjoy a glass of wine and some good Italian food. On the menu is a 2 course meal with something for everyone. An appetizer and a choice from 6 entrees, a glass of wine or soda. * *price of combo tour and meal is all inclusive – includes tax and gratuities. 1 drink per person additional drinks available at additional charge. You may order anything from the regular menu but the cost is not included in price.
For Robin London, every walk is a new production and the streets of New York are her stage. Not only is she passionate about the neighborhoods, but she played in many of these streets as a child and has memories to share. She loves New York’s cultural neighborhoods for the people and the food, and of course the shopping. A walk with Robin means plenty of stories, lots of facts and quite a few stops to shop and nosh along the way. Today, Robin is passionate about sharing the colorful stories of her heritage and of so many other immigrant families across New York City. A licensed NYC tour guide, she has been a member of the National Association of Mobile Entertainers for 25 years and the National Association of Storytellers for 15 years. She is a member of GANYC Guides Association of New York City. She holds a degree in education from Queens College.
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