New York Travel Guide

Marcus rediscovers the period of Big Apple history that haunts him most ... the Manhattan of the late 70s, when the city was going bankrupt and crime was out of control.


Activities
Inspired Word
Marcus performs a short story based on one of serial killer David Berkowitz's letters at this Lower East Side performance place.

Inspired Word

Marcus performs a short story based on one of serial killer David Berkowitz's letters at this Lower East Side performance place.
63 Avenue A New York, NY, US
Home of Joseph Borrelli
Marcus meets with the NYPD detective who lead the Omega Task Force that brought down serial killer David Berkowitz.
  • 1000 Green Hill Ln
  • Greenport, NY 11944 US

Home of Joseph Borrelli

Marcus meets with the NYPD detective who lead the Omega Task Force that brought down serial killer David Berkowitz.
1000 Green Hill Ln Greenport, NY, US
Jones Day
Marcus meets with former US Assistant Attorney Generals to talk about what it was like to pursue gangster Nicky Barnes.
  • 222 East 41st Street
  • New York, NY 10017 US

Jones Day

Marcus meets with former US Assistant Attorney Generals to talk about what it was like to pursue gangster Nicky Barnes.
222 East 41st Street New York, NY, US
Harlem Children’s Zone
Harlem Children’s Zone director, Anne Williams-Isom gives Marcus a tour of Harlem to see how the area has been revitalized.
  • 35 East 125th Street
  • New York, NY 10035 US

Harlem Children’s Zone

Harlem Children’s Zone director, Anne Williams-Isom gives Marcus a tour of Harlem to see how the area has been revitalized.
35 East 125th Street New York, NY, US
Trash & Vaudeville
Marcus heads to this legendary clothing store to meet with John Holstrom, creator of Punk Magazine, about Sid Vicious.
  • 4 Saint Marks Place
  • New York, NY 10003 US

Trash & Vaudeville

Marcus heads to this legendary clothing store to meet with John Holstrom, creator of Punk Magazine, about Sid Vicious.
4 Saint Marks Place New York, NY, US
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
This exhibit includes photos, videos and artifacts from the aftermath of 9/11. It pays tribute to the heroes of the event. Tickets sell out so you have to book in advance.
  • 420 West 14th Street
  • New York, NY 10014 US

Ground Zero Museum Workshop

This exhibit includes photos, videos and artifacts from the aftermath of 9/11. It pays tribute to the heroes of the event. Tickets sell out so you have to book in advance.
420 West 14th Street New York, NY, US

Hotels
Hotel Chelsea
Marcus meets with Victor Colicchio at the Hotel Chelsea where groupie Nancy Spungen was murdered.
  • 222 West 23rd Street
  • New York, NY 10011 US

Hotel Chelsea

Marcus meets with Victor Colicchio at the Hotel Chelsea where groupie Nancy Spungen was murdered.
222 West 23rd Street New York, NY, US
Casablanca Hotel Times Square
The Casablanca Hotel Times Square is an intimate European-style family-owned boutique hotel right in the heart of Times Square. Rick's Café serves drinks, a continential breakfast each morning and a wine and cheese reception each evening.
  • 147 West 43rd Street
  • New York, NY 10036 US

Casablanca Hotel Times Square

The Casablanca Hotel Times Square is an intimate European-style family-owned boutique hotel right in the heart of Times Square. Rick's Café serves drinks, a continential breakfast each morning and a wine and cheese reception each evening.
147 West 43rd Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-869-1212
Mount Morris House
This inn, built in 1888, has been restored. Located on Mount Morris Park, the house has 5 bedroom suites with private baths and fireplaces. Breakfast is served daily.
  • 12 Mount Morris Park West
  • New York, NY 10027 US

Mount Morris House

This inn, built in 1888, has been restored. Located on Mount Morris Park, the house has 5 bedroom suites with private baths and fireplaces. Breakfast is served daily.
12 Mount Morris Park West New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 917-478-6214
Chelsea Pines Inn
Chelsea Pines is located in a 5-story walk-up row house. Each room is dedicated to an actor from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
  • 317 West 14th Street
  • New York, NY 10014 US

Chelsea Pines Inn

Chelsea Pines is located in a 5-story walk-up row house. Each room is dedicated to an actor from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
317 West 14th Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 888-546-2700

Restaurants & Bars
Seville Lounge
Marcus and Joseph "Jazz" Hayden get drinks and discuss the CEO of the ghetto, Nicky Barnes.
  • 2121 7th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10027 US

Seville Lounge

Marcus and Joseph "Jazz" Hayden get drinks and discuss the CEO of the ghetto, Nicky Barnes.
2121 7th Avenue New York, NY, US
Manitoba’s
Marcus meets with rocker and radio talk show host, "Handsome Dick" Manitoba at his bar to discuss Sid Vicious.

Manitoba’s

Marcus meets with rocker and radio talk show host, "Handsome Dick" Manitoba at his bar to discuss Sid Vicious.
99 Avenue B New York, NY, US
St. Vitus Bar
Marcus went to see punk band I Am The Avalanche at this bar.
  • 1120 Manhattan Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY 11222 US

St. Vitus Bar

Marcus went to see punk band I Am The Avalanche at this bar.
1120 Manhattan Avenue Brooklyn, NY, US
Levain Bakery
This bakery has several locations around the city and is known for their large 6oz. cookies and cinnamon buns. Cookie varieties include Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Walnut.
  • 167 West 74th Street
  • New York, NY 10023 US

Levain Bakery

This bakery has several locations around the city and is known for their large 6oz. cookies and cinnamon buns. Cookie varieties include Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Walnut.
167 West 74th Street New York, NY, US
Empanada Mama
This Latin restaurant has a menu of more than 40 different empanadas that pay tribute to all different cultures and feed your sweet tooth with dessert versions.
  • 763 9th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10019 US

Empanada Mama

This Latin restaurant has a menu of more than 40 different empanadas that pay tribute to all different cultures and feed your sweet tooth with dessert versions.
763 9th Avenue New York, NY, US
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