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Chronicles: One if by Land, Two if by Sea

Theodosia Burr Alston, 1802 by John Vanderlyn

  It is quite a feat to at once be called New York’s most romantic restaurant by New York Magazine while simultaneously being deemed by the same magazine as the city’s most haunted. And yet, One if by Land, Two if by Sea, once the carriage house of Aaron Burr, the same who killed Alexander Hamilton in their famous duel, ... Read More »

Chronicles: The Shot Heard Round NY

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In 1804, dueling wasn’t allowed in New York. Intrepid and determined souls had to cross the Hudson River to New Jersey to carry out their plans and even in the more lenient state, the stakes were high. Precautions, such as the pistols arriving aboard separate boats from their owners, had to be taken to ensure that all participants could plead ... Read More »

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