They were the New York crew that once pulled off the Lufthansa heist, one of the biggest thefts in American history and the basis for Goodfellas. Nearly 40 years later, most are dead. The survivors are old, broke, and snitching.
Tag: New York
The writer reconnects with an old acquaintance who ten years earlier committed one of the most notorious crimes in New York history.
An oral history with former employees Sasha Frere-Jones, Alysia Abbott, Piotr Orlov, and Chris Wilcha.
What led to the 1970 explosion of a Greenwich Village townhouse, in which three members of the Weather Underground were killed, and what happened to the group after.
Excerpted from Days of Rage.
The story of a New York City bar and its owner, Old John McSorley.
After a Hasidic man exposed child abuse, his tight-knit Brooklyn community turned on him.
Airbnb vs. New York City.
The story of heiress Huguette Clark, who spent her life avoiding people and collecting dolls.