Join a group of fellow travellers and take a walk on the wild side through Manhattan's infamous Hell's Kitchen....
Find out where gang leaders, bootleggers and other shady characters rubbed
shoulders in the crime-ridden cauldron of this formerly notorious neighborhood.
Visit the bars where great actors and playwrights once spent their off-duty
Learn how the arrival of immigrants in the 1950s reignited gang violence and
inspired the musical 'West Side Story'. Hell's Kitchen may have risen from its
seedy past to be a popular and safe place for an evening out, but it still has
plenty of tales to tell! With your guide you will visit four to five different
pubs during the evening and enjoy three complimentary domestic beers along the
way. You can easily walk from one bar to the other and the distance covered on
the tour is about 1 mile (1.6 km).
Significant attractions and stories include:
How it became known as Hell’s Kitchen
Caroline’s on Broadway
Tin Pan Alley
Irish gang member Edward Cummiskey
Bars you will visit include:
Rudy’s Bar and Grill
Playwright Celtic Pub
Tour Length: Approximately three and a half hours.
Distance: Covered is
roughly 1 mile.
Tour Begins: 7:30 P.M. on Wednesdays.
Tour starts at the adult playground Dave and Buster's located at 234 West