Tags » Al Capone

Poking the Untouchables - Film Review

  1. Prohibition has transformed Chicago into a City at War. Rival gangs compete for control of the city’s billion dollar empire of illegal alcohol, enforcing their will with the hand grenade and tommy gun.
  2. 575 more words

Revival for 107-year-old Holy Rosary Church an historic gem

In a narrow balcony packed with organ pipes, Larry Horwitz pulls back a curtain to reveal a bird’s eye view of his grand ballroom.

Light filtered from the stained-glass windows of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic church falls between the columns that guide your eyes up to the arched ceiling. 1,365 more words

News

April 21, 1986: Seems Like We Struck Out

Notorious gangster Al Capone moved to Chicago in 1919 where he built a career in gambling, alcohol, and prostitution rackets, eventually becoming Chicago’s go-to guy in the world of crime. 257 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

A skeptic's night in a "haunted" hotel room - Read House #311

For my most recent birthday I decided to treat myself to a road trip to Chattanooga to visit with my good friend Tim Hall ( 741 more words

Joe Bruno's "Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks and Other Creeps" reviewed on Youtube

The first review of one of my books ever posted on Youtube.

If you know me personally, you know the answer why I sometimes write in street slang. 244 more words