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Some of the quirky tours offered by East Village Visitors Center in conjunction with the Lower East Side History Project include the must-do “The Mafia” tour ($20), where you traverse the stomping grounds of such criminal luminaries as Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Bugsy Siegal, Al Capone, and Meyer Lansky; “Beat Writers and Poets” ($15), where you will discover the homes, hangouts, and galleries of the '50s counterculture literati; and their signature "Lower East Side" tour ($20), which travels through several ethnic enclaves and is offered several days a week.