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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

Book Review: Cuban Star (Adrian Burgos)

A quarter of today’s major league baseball players are Latinos from outside the United States, but the pioneer who brought these two worlds together was nearly forgotten by history. 2,030 more words

Book Review

Dutch's Spirits Takes Shape in Pine Plains

By Christopher Matthews

Dutch’s Spirit’s, a farm distillery in-the-making in Pine Plains, NY, located on the very same grounds where infamous mobster Dutch Schultz bankrolled an elaborate Prohibition-era bootlegging operation, is nearing (physical) completion. 290 more words

Hudson Valley

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

Dutch Schultz and The American Dream

I developed a fascination with 1930’s gangsters after reading E. L. Doctorow’s Billy Bathgate. While changing a little of the history, Doctorow succeeded in showing the ragged and violent edge of the gangster Dutch Schultz. 47 more words