Seymour J. Mandlebaum, Boss Tweed’s New York (Chicago: Elephant Paperbacks 1990).Buy a copy the BRJ print edition from Amazon.com.
In September 1870, the began attacking Tammany, and by 1871 was in full swing to expose the depth of corruption that existed in Tammany Hall. Edward Robb Ellis in his book, , reported the headline which was the opening salvo against the Tweed Ring and subsequently, Tammany Hall. “THE SECRET ACCOUNTS ....PROOFS OF UNDOUBTED FRAUDS BROUGHT TO LIGHT.... WARRANTS SIGNED BY HALL AND CONNOLY FALSE PRETENSES.”Download all the new e-books published by SABR!
Park Slope’s City Councilmember Brad Lander the City Council’s Land Use Subcommittee on Landmarks. Both he and City Councilmember Steve Levin (33rd district, which also includes Park Slope) were thrilled about the decision and will notify the community as soon as they know the date of the hearing.The current Park Slope Historic District was created in the 1970s, and includes most of the brownstone blocks on Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West, and additional blocks in Northern Park Slope.