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imes Square – the center  of the world, the most popular street in New York, which enjoys having thousands of visitors all over the planet every day. Bright advertising boards, a large crowd of fussy tourists and yellow cab cars — that’s the Times Square we know in XXI century.

But in 1980`s this place was famous for its pornographic theaters, sex clubs, gay theaters, live nude shows and walking through of it could be accompanied by an attack or a robbery. Today we want to recall the story of those seedy days and popular pornographic culture which ruled on the main street of the dangerous New York.

 

 

If you strike the King you better kill him or he’ll move on you and take your ass out.

The shocking life story of the Harlem gangster Nicky Barnes was shared by the drug-lord, his wife and entourage with the wide audience in 2007. MR. UNTOUCHABLE takes its viewers deep inside the heroin industry of the 1970s, to a trip down the dirty old New York streets. Being full of documentary chronicles, this movie saved an incredible atmosphere of this dangerous neighbourhood and sketches of daily life in the old Harlem

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The tale about the rich and complex history of Bronx could be endless.

In the second part of our photo journey into the Bronx life, we review the most difficult period in the life of this borough — the late 20th century and the days and nights of the urban blight.

The focus of this show is the South Bronx, that once was the tranquil farmlands of the Morris family and the location of the first commuter towns, situated along the new railroad.