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Bowery, the

Initially an Algonquin footpath running along a northsouth ridge in Manhattan, the Bowery ultimately became one of the most important commercial thoroughfares in New York City and an internationally recognized urban legend. In 1637, Dutch colonial governor Wilhelm Keift ...

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