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The Cotton Club

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

A musician named Dixie Dwyer begins working with mobsters to advance his career but falls in love with the girlfriend of gangland kingpin Dutch Schultz. 938 more words

Movie Reviews

Billy Bathgate / E. L. Doctorow

Several decades ago, I read two of Doctorow’s better-known novels, The Book Of Daniel and Ragtime. Neither book impressed me all that much. With his death earlier this year, I decided to revisit his catalog, and… 342 more words

Book Review

Messing with the Mob

October 23, 1935: At 10.15 PM, the Palace Chophouse in Newark, New Jersey is invaded. Arthur Simon Flegenheimer was born in New York City in 1901. 665 more words


this day in crime history: october 23, 1935

On this date in 1935, Arthur “Dutch Schultz” Flegenheimer and three members of his crew were shot in the Palace Chophouse Restaurant in Newark, NJ. Word on the street was the hit on the Dutchman was ordered after he asked NYC mob chieftains for permission to kill prosecutor Thomas E. 117 more words

True Crime

Lucky Luciano at the Waldorf Astoria: 301 Park Avenue

Status: Standing

Location: 301 Park Avenue, Suite 39C

Sidestepping bullets, one-way rides and innumerable gang wars, he grew to be the master of prohibition era New York. 553 more words

Lucky Luciano

Drawing Dead Ch.1 pt.2

The Commission had finally ordered a hit on Dutch Schultz.

The official reason had to do with protecting Special Prosecutor Thomas Dewey. Dutch planned to kill Dewey, which would bring down more heat than the select members of Charlie’s “board of directors” were comfortable with. 1,625 more words

Whiskey Pete's: Gettin' Even Before Leavin'

I generally know better than to leave wherever I am for the weekend before 6pm or so on a Sunday, but for some reason found myself heading back to Los Angeles yesterday with the masses around 4pm. 709 more words

Weekend Adventures